Forklift Operator

Gorgo Group
October 14, 2020
York, Pennsylvania
Job Type
Contact Name
Gorgo Group


Essential Functions

  • Operate powered industrial forklifts to load and unload materials and deliveries to and from storage areas, machines and loading docks, trucks or storage facilities.
  • Follows production schedule or shipping order and transports material or equipment to and from designated areas in the facility.
  • Loads and unloads goods from vehicles.
  • Moves packed goods or pallets or crates around the storage facility.
  • Stacks goods in the correct storage bays, following inventory control instructions.
  • Checks to make sure loads are secure.
  • Stacks empty pallets
  • Performs daily equipment checks such as changing the forklifts propane tank and lubricating equipment.
  • Removes machine attachments and waste material from machines.
  • Examines products to verify conformance to quality standards.
  • Dumps trash in dumpsters.
  • Performs other tasks and duties as directed by management.

Working Conditions

  • May be exposed to various weather conditions. Works outside. Ability to work in various temperatures.

Physical Demands

  • Regularly sitting on a power industrial truck, frequently lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Bend, stoop, stand, walk, pivot, and stand for long periods of time.
  • Having a good sense of balance, having a good eye-foot coordination.
  • Ability to assess weights and judge distances and heights.


  • Plant equipment, machinery + pallets

General Requirements & Skills

Job Requirements

  • Basic math skills.
  • Basic computer skills may be required.
  • High degree of attention required to prevent injury to self and others.
  • Promotes a safe work environment.
  • Follow instructions for operating equipment and keeping records.
  • Executes assignments in an accurate, timely and safe manner.
  • Maintains a clean & safe environment.
  • High School Diploma
  • Forklift certification per OSHA standards
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