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1st Shift - Forklift Operator

Company: Atkore International
Location: Kent
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Description What you'll do:
Additional Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Receive, check in and put away stock such as steel conduit, PVC conduit, Steel channel, cable and steel components "Safely, quickly and accurately
  • Notify Distribution Lead of any variances in paperwork
  • Pull Orders utilizing 8K,10K,12K lbs. High Capacity Sit Down Forklift
  • Load 10' to 20' bundles safely while maneuvering through warehouse
  • Load and configure Flatbeds with multiple stops ensuring weight is distributed evenly
  • Load and Unload PVC or Steel conduit Safely in Rainy weather conditions.
  • Perform Cycle Count as required
  • Operate different types of equipment dependent on job to be executed
  • Ensure tasks are performed according to standard operating procedures and regulations
  • Warehouse organization
  • Identify Safety Hazards in the workplace
  • Attend the daily GEMBA meeting with management and other distribution employees
  • Assist in meeting performance to meet Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost and Innovation goals

    What you'll bring:

    • 3 years experience driving a high capacity forklift in a distribution center or Pipe/Lumber yard using a forklift with6' or 7' forks.
    • Experience in lean manufacturing or business system-based company is a plus.
    • High School diploma or equivalent
    • Good attendance and punctuality
    • 1 - 2 years of JDE or WMS experience preferred
    • Detail oriented

      Within 3 months, you'll:

      • Complete all required training
      • Have developed relationships with the key stakeholders for this role
      • Be well-versed in Atkore's Business System and the importance of your role to daily operations

        Who we are:
        Atkore is a recipient of a Great Place to Work certification and a Top Workplaces USA award! We're committed to creating an engaged and aligned workforce that drives collaborative culture. Our team strives for breakthrough results, stays focused on being standout leaders, and fully supports decisions of the Company. We consistently live the Atkore mission, strategic priorities, and behaviors, all in a way that's consistent with our core values. Together, we build strong leaders that continually endeavor to move us forward.
        With a global network of manufacturing and distribution facilities worldwide, Atkore is a leading provider of electrical, safety and infrastructure solutions.
        Join our team and align yourself with an industry leader! Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

        The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Atkore International, Kent , 1st Shift - Forklift Operator, Other , Kent, Washington

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