Forklift Operator Job in Kenya

Position: Forklift Operator
The Role: To operate powered industrial trucks to load and offload materials and deliveries and move them to and from storage areas, machines and loading docks, to cars or trucks or storage facilities.
  • Obtain copy of production schedule or shipping order and transport material or equipment to and from designated areas in the facility
  • Load and offload goods from vehicles
  • Move goods packed on pallets or in crates around the storage facility
  • Stack goods in the correct storage bays, following inventory control instructions
  • Check and ensure loads are secure
  • Stack empty pallets
  • Perform daily equipment checks such as recharging the truck’s battery and lubricating equipment
  • Removing machine attachments and waste material from machines
  • Examining products to verify conformance to quality standards
  • Dumping materials into machine hoppers
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Good math, language and reading skills; basic computer skills may be required
  • High degree of attention required to prevent injury to others; promote a safe work environment
  • Follow instructions for operating equipment and keeping records
  • Execute assignments in an accurate, timely and safe manner
  • Maintain a clean & safe environment
  • Clean driving record and a valid state motor vehicle operator’s license may be required
  • Forklift certification per OSHA standards
  • Physical demands
  • Regularly sitting on a powered industrial truck
  • Frequently lift up to 50 pounds and adjust body position to bend, stoop, stand, walk, turn, pivot, and stand for long periods of time
  • Having a good sense of balance
  • Having good eye-hand-foot coordination
  • Ability to assess weights and judge distances and heights
  • Ability  to work in varying temperatures, depending upon season
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