Forklift Operator


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Forklift Operator to join The Euclid Chemical team in La Fayette, GA

Euclid Chemical is an integrated provider of specialty construction products including concrete treatments, restoration materials, sealants, coatings, sealers, and decorative products.

Euclid Chemical offers an attractive package for personnel, company benefits include but are not limited to:

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Life Insurance, Disability, Parental Leave
  • Employee Bonus Program
  • 401k with company match
  • Defined benefit pension plan
  • Generous vacation and holiday time

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

As the Fork Lift Operator you will be expected to Receive, store, and distribute material, equipment, and products within the establishment by performing the following on a daily basis:
  • Read orders to determine what products are to be pulled and put on pallets.
  • Receive incoming materials, verifying amount received against packing slip, manifests, invoices or orders and noting any shortages.
  • Prepare product/materials for shipment- supporting the continuous retrieving of material and staging at designated locations along the production line.
  • Record shipment data- including weight, charges, space availability, damages, or discrepancies for recordkeeping purposes.
  • Support maintenance and organization of warehouse - including cleanliness and housekeeping.
  • Partake in inventory records management- noting stock received and dispersed.
  • Support security of the warehouse and inventory- letting only authorized personnel in warehouse area.
  • Communicate with supervisors on any problems or issues that may arise such as damages, shortages or nonconformance to specifications- escalating further as required to management.
  • Sort and place products and materials on racks, shelves and/or in bins according to product code.
  • Open crates and other containers.
  • Load trucks
  • Perform all duties in accordance with Health and Safety Protocols and company policies.

Qualifications and Previous Experience:

  • High School Diploma, General Education Degree (GED) or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • At least 1 year previous experience/certification for sit down forklift, stand up forklift, reach truck, and electric pallet jack- and ability to demonstrate proficiency on equipment.
  • IT Proficiency with Microsoft Office packages- ability to maintain inventory records electronically.
  • Knowledge of SAP is a plus.

Key Competencies

  • Communication Skills- strong verbal and written communication skills - must provide regular, consistent, and meaningful information- adapting as required to various recipients.

    Listens carefully to others and ensures message is understood.

    Ensures important matters are shared with all appropriate parties and communicates in a clear and concise manner.

  • Attention to Detail- achieves thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing a task through demonstrating concern for all the areas involved.

  • Mathematical Skills: Ability to work with basic mathematical concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions in practical situations.

  • Initiative- responds appropriately on own to improve outcomes, processes or measurements.

    Assumes responsibility and leadership when asked.

    Accomplishes goals independently, with little need for supervision.

    Takes ownership and accountability for own performance.

    Seeks out and/or accepts additional responsibilities in the context of the job.

  • Team Player- the ability and desire to work cooperatively with others on a team- with the ability to also work effective independently as required.

  • Planning- plans, prioritizes and organizes the work or resources of self (and if applicable others) on a daily, weekly or monthly basis in accordance with deadlines; plans and manages small projects, ensuring the effective and timely use of resources; receives information from and provides information to others to complete their planning; monitors progress against the plan.

Other requirements:

Must be available to work the required shift(s) and flexible to work other shifts as determined by the needs of the business- including evenings and weekends.

Physical requirements: must be capable of sitting, standing, lifting and walking for extended periods of time.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.

The employee is frequently required to climb or balance.

The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

The employee must frequently lift and /or move up to 50 pounds, occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds with assistance.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts.

The employee is occasionally exposed to vibration.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.
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