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Forklift Operator

Company: Cowtown Materials Inc
Location: Wichita Falls
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

** Forklift Operator****Job Category****:** Operations **Requisition Number****:** FORKL05768 Showing 1 location **Job Details****Description**GMS is the leading North American distributor of gypsum wallboard, acoustical ceiling products and other specialty building materials. Founded in 1971, GMS now operates a network of more than 250 distribution centers nationwide. For more information about GMS, visit or any one of our subsidiary company websites. **Summary of Position:**The primary function of the Warehouse Worker is responsible for areas of warehouse maintenance, shipping/receiving, product storage, and delivery set-up.**Duties & Responsibilities:*** Maintain health and safety compliance in accordance with company policy* Prepare orders by processing requests: pull accurate materials and place in appropriate area for customer pick up or delivery; loading and unloading trucks as necessary* Maintain inventory controls through minimizing materials damage and ensuring order accuracy* Be able to organize the warehouse and manage bin locations* Establish, maintain and promote high standards of customer service* Ensure that equipment is maintained to company operating standards* Cuts and stages outbound orders prior to crews return, and the night before the crews departure in the morning.* Loads delivery trucks efficiently and quickly with the correct balance and weight for truck size (maximum 30 minute turnaround time)* Loads trucks with 100% accuracy for product type and quantity* Drives forklift safely and operates equipment within the guidelines for efficient and safe operation* Reports all maintenance problems with equipment to yard manager immediately* Completes VCR form on forklift**Other Competencies:*** Ability to self-manage, show initiative and be proactive* Communicate professionally, both verbally and in writing to coworkers and customers**Basic Qualifications:*** High School diploma**Physical Demands:*** Must be able to remain in stationary position 50%* Must be able to lift 50lbs Frequently, will move about inside the warehouse* Must be able to operate warehouse machinery* Must be able to communicate with team and management and be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.* Constantly in warehouse environment**Mental Demands:*** Must be able to problem solve and prioritize tasks* Must be able to manage stress depending on tasks* Must be able to multitask* Must be able to receive information* Must be able to quickly communicate solutions if problems occur* Must be able to demonstrate a high degree of sound judgement**Company Benefits:*** Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability & Life Insurance* 401k* Paid holidays & vacation daysThis job description is subject to change at any time.Launch your career with a national building materials distributor and discover opportunities for growth and advancement. Our people have the independence and authority to make a difference. We invest in relationships, and every person is important. Our highest priority is serving others. We passionately pursue a safe work environment along with a relentless focus on operational excellence. We believe you can never go wrong doing the right thing.EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER**Qualifications****Skills****Behaviors****:** **Motivations****:** **Education****Experience****Licenses & Certifications**

Keywords: Cowtown Materials Inc, Wichita Falls , Forklift Operator, Professions , Wichita Falls, Texas

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