Forklift Driver - 3rd Shift

Date:  Jun 16, 2022
Location: 

Elgin, IL, US, 60124

At Weber, grilling is a passion that’s reflected in everything we do. Our goal is to share this passion and spark inspiration with the people who matter most – our grilling community. Weber has been the world’s premiere manufacturer of charcoal and gas grills and accessories since 1952. If you have the desire to work for a company that is recognized for exceptional quality products and high customer satisfaction, employment with Weber may be right for you. We provide a friendly working atmosphere with an environment of growth and opportunity through innovation, pride, and excellence.

 

Weber is committed to inclusive, equitable and diverse Hiring practices. Our goal is to create a workforce which resembles the diverse rich communities we live, play, and support every day. 

 

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Summary

The Independent Operator is proficient in all roles throughout the warehouse and has greater proficiency in the computer system.  They are also focused on pulling, checking and packing orders with productivity, quality and accuracy for all outbound shipments to end users, dealers or subsidiaries or for replenishing stock.  This position will be responsible for restocking shelves, picking/packing orders, and loading/unloading trucks. 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following, other duties may be assigned

 

General Duties and Responsibilities

  • Sort orders for customer and date of delivery.
  • Maintain high productivity, quality and accuracy.
  • Be able to understand automated scanning system fully.
  • Maintain cleanliness of aisles, bins, packing stations and other
    areas on the shipping dock.
  • Observing all Safety and Weber regulations, understanding of proper manual lifting techniques.
  • Will need to process orders.
  • Must be able to drive a forklift
  • Must be able to rotate to all applicable positions noted below
  • Meet the assigned rate of the job

 

Order Picking

  • Pull orders based on efficient travel through the picking locations.
  • Check the part numbers, descriptions, and quantities for each order. 
  • Periodically validate the bin/shelf quantity for the part with the quantity showing in the system.
  • Comprehend basic warehouse layout of bins/shelfs and items, including overstock and secondary locations.
  • Replenish Shelf and Bin locations.
  • Notify cell leaders and supervisors of incorrect units of measure, expiration product, wrong item numbers, or damaged product. 
  • Interact with Inventory Associate daily to ensure accurate inventory.
  • Use the wave/JLG or ladder to pick in higher locations
  • Use of Reach Truck or Order picker for “Driver” designated picks

 

Packing for Parcel Order

  • Pack orders in assigned cartons by making boxes and using foam machine or bubble pack for parts protection.
  • Verify correct part numbers, description, and quantity when packing orders.
  • Place completed orders on conveyor for further processing.
  • Read and understand the pick ticket, including special instructions,
    Next Day Air, Second Day Air, QA Inspect, Driver Pick, etc.
  • Operating a computer used to process orders and print shipping labels
  • Understand proper packaging materials and procedures, including
    weights, temperature requirements, corrugated boxes, labels, and
    proper routing.
  • Maintain and stock proper inventory of packing supplies.
  • Sort packages by carrier designation (Express, Smartpost, Canada, Ground) and assist with loading the truck when needed
     

Packing for Large Customer Orders

  • Check labels to determine all Carriers package by visually noticing the label. Separate all Carriers packages and stack on separate skids, shrink wrap, and load on truck.
  • Understand proper packaging materials and procedures, including weights, temperature requirements, corrugated boxes, labels, special placards, and proper routing
  • Pack material picked into the system using an RF gun
  • For export orders pack to Country of Origin
  • Sort orders by Country and Date of delivery
  • Pack orders in assigned cartons by making boxes and using bubble pack for parts protection.
  • Check part numbers with description when packing orders
  • Place completed orders on proper skids to be shipped
  • Verify labels to determine which country to be ship to and that orders are on the correct skid.  Make sure skids are shrink-wrapped and loaded on the correct truck.

 

Packing to Stock

  • Performs more complex assemblies involving multiple parts.  Assemble parts by arranging parts, screwing and fastening miscellaneous parts, and testing parts according to specific quality and production standards.
  • Prepares packing materials for use by ordering, counting, assembling, protectively wrapping and arranging parts in a carton or rack according to specific quality production and transportation standards.
  • Labels products by identifying and applying labels to parts or cartons.
  • Monitors quality of production by self-check, successive checks and comparison to quality standards.
  • Active with troubleshooting and continual improvement of the process.
  • Keep tools in good working order.
  • Stock proper inventory of packing supplies.

 

Loading/Unloading

  •  Works with the flow of parts/materials with the operation by driving a standup and/or sit-down forklift to appropriate location (loading and unloading parts).
  • Will require the use of putting away pallets in double deep racks.
  • Issues requested materials to requested stations.  Reads tags which include numbers, descriptions and destinations.  Checks the ticket information and matches information on the racks.
  • Check, verify and comprehend directions or request from supervisor and other employees.
  • Maintains inventory accuracy by moving material to correct locations.
  • Inspects the material before it is put in location or packed away and maintains warehouse space by stacking in a logical order.
  • Accurately loads/unloads materials by use of the forklift/clamp truck
  • Maintains equipment by completing the appropriate equipment check list daily. (Checks fluids, brakes, etc.)
  • Contacts appropriate department for repairs.
  • Monitors quality of production by self-check, successive checks and comparison to quality standards.
  • Active with continual improvement of the process.

 

Attendance/Punctuality

 

-Is consistently at work and on time and adheres to the attendance policy.

 

Competencies To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Must have parts and procedure knowledge
  • Ability to work as a team with other members of the cell
  • Maintain proper housekeeping
  • Adherence to safety requirements
  • Ability to drive a light duty picking machine (Wave, JLG or equivalent) or climb a 16’ ladder
  • Ability to drive a Reach truck, Order picker, and or Sit-down clamp/fork truck

 

Supervisory Responsibilities

 

-This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

 

 

 

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

 

Education and/or Experience                                                  

 

Language Skills                                                     

  • Must be able to read materials in the format they are provided
  • Bilingual a plus

 

Mathematical Skills                                            

  • Basic math aptitude

 

Reasoning Ability                                                

  • Necessary to have the ability to learn, evaluate, and apply working knowledge

 

Computer Skills                                                    

  • Basic computer knowledge

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

- Must be able to pass the Weber Powered Industrial truck certification to operate all equipment

 

Physical Demands 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, talk and/or hear.  The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, or crouch.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, heavier weights with proper assistance or maneuvering equipment.  Required PPE.

 

Work Environment

 The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • General Warehouse working conditions.

Weber-Stephen Products LLC is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status, or any other protected factor.

 


Nearest Major Market: Elgin
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago