HMT is looking for a Forklift Operator who will be responsible for ensuring that all inbound/outbound material gets to its destination safely, on time, and without any damage.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Wear proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Identify and transport requested materials to and from various locations including machines, trucks, and storage areas.
  • Obtain production schedule and/or shipping orders and then identifies, verifies, and transports requested raw materials, equipment, or processing materials accordingly.
  • Apply understanding of machine loading capacity and loading schedule, ensuring prompt and efficient delivery of required items.
  • Use protective materials and strapping equipment to protect and secure loads; once delivered, removes strapping and wrapping, then safely disposes of waste materials in designated containers or areas.
  • Report any problems with materials or transportation to supervisor.
  • Manage and pile skids, pallets, and other supplies in specified areas.
  • Service equipment as needed, reporting mechanical or electrical difficulties to maintenance.
  • Perform other related duties as requested.
  • Assist in spotting co-workers.

Qualifications & Education

  • Ability to Interpret drawings and work instructions
  • 1 to 3 years’ experience operating a forklift
  • Good computer skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English. This position is essential to the flow of production and documentation.
  • Good personal skills are required.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure.