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At Novolex, we take pride in supporting our families across the globe. Our team is rich in diversity and our entrepreneurial culture encourages continuous personal growth and teamwork. Our careers include manufacturing, engineering, procurement, supply chain, finance, HR, product development, sales, marketing and an ever-expanding array of others to support our continuing rapid growth.

Job Title:                             Lift Truck Driver/Load Checker

Department:                      Shipping/Receiving – Florence or Richwood

Reports To:                         Shipping Supervisor

Position Summary:

Responsible for ensuring that product is loaded properly on trucks and according to specifications.  Must operate forklift in a manner that meets all safety standards.

Essential Functions and Key Responsibilities:

  • Complete pre-shift OSHA inspection and related paperwork on forklift truck; clean truck as outlined in procedure.
  • Continuously perform all required tasks in a safe manner, adhering to all established safety rules and procedures.  Must take immediate action to correct and/or report any unsafe conditions and hazards.
  • Keep work area clean and organized, per standards.
  • Follow all applicable food service policies and procedures.
  • Follow all PPE policies, wearing steel toed shoes, hearing protection, safety glasses, hair nets/beard nets, etc. as required.
  • Operate forklift in a safe and efficient manner, following all applicable forklift

              procedures and rules.

  • Report any mechanical problems with forklift so they can be repaired.
  • Load trucks in a manner that they will arrive in good condition, ensuring that product count is correct.  Handle all other duties required for loading trucks, i.e., wheel chocks in place, dock plates in place, and jack stands/dock locks in place.
  • Spot-check product for quality.
  • Unload trucks, and check inbound product for accurate counts, quality, and all other duties required for unloading trucks, i.e., wheel chocks, dock plates, jack stands/dock locks in place.
  • Handle general maintenance and housekeeping of entire warehouse area, including sanitation checks on trailers.
  • Know and understand fire prevention rules, policies and procedures.
  • Meet/achieve shipping goals set forth by management.
  • Other miscellaneous duties as assigned by management.

 

 

 

Candidate Requirements:

  • High school diploma, GED, or applicable work experience
  • One to three years of experience driving a forklift is necessary
  • Must be able to pass forklift training
  • Must be able to operate motorized vehicle and possess a valid state driver’s license.

Physical Requirements:

 

  • Lifting; a minimum of 50 lbs.
  • Carrying; a minimum of 50 lbs.
  • Pushing
  • Reaching above shoulders
  • Use of fingers
  • Standing
  • Kneeling
  • Bending; 6 hours
  • Operation of forklift narrow aisle or other vehicle
  • Visual ability
  • Depth perception
  • Hearing ability

Following GMP in compliance with all food safety requirements.

Novolex does not publically post salary information on job boards.

Novolex™ is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices, including but not limited to, selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, handicap or disability, genetics, citizenship status, service member or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. Any individual, who because of his or her disability, needs an accommodation in connection with an aspect of the Company’s application process should contact Jamie Wells at  800-845-6051.

City:  Walton
State:  KY


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

Job Segment: Warehouse, Forklift, Manufacturing