Forklift Operator (Material Handler)

Date: Jul 22, 2021

Location: Fall River, MA, US, 02720

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

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Forklift Operator



This Role In Summary:


Whirlpool is currently seeking a qualified candidate for a Forklift Operator. This position is located at our Fall River, MA site. This role will provide material support in various different departments by utilizing forklift, pallet jack, order picker, etc., to move products around.  



Work Shift: 1st (6:30am-3:00pm) overtime as needed



 Responsibilities Will Include


  • Maintains inventory by identifying, labeling, and placing materials and supplies in stock; recording location of inventory.
  • Locates materials and supplies by pulling and verifying materials and supplies listed on production orders.
  • Keeping a well-maintained and updated account of stock and inventory
  • Handling returns by completing technical documentation and other required communication
  • Receives credit-return material and supplies from production by verifying materials and supplies code and lot number and quantity; placing materials in stock.
  • Maintains material-handling equipment by completing pre-use inspections; making operator repairs.
  • Collaborating with internal departments to locate missing packages, fix incorrect deliveries and replace damaged products
  • Lift 35 pounds consistently and stand for extended periods of time


Minimum Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 1+ years of experience in a continuous improvement environment
  • 1+ years of materials, inventory experience or forklift experience



Preferred Skills and Requirements:


  • Strong analytical skills 
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment 
  • Effective communication skills 
  • Possess basic knowledge of world class logistics and division material flow
  • Previous forklift experience
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Experience using computers are required to be successful in this position


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