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Forklift Operator

Company: Cbmi Va
Location: Troy
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

** Forklift Operator****Job Category****:** Operations **Requisition Number****:** WAREH007205 Showing 1 location **Job Details****Description***Commonwealth Building Materials has six conveniently located yards across Virginia in Charlottesville, Harrisonburg, Lynchburg, Norfolk, Richmond, and Roanoke. Teaming up with the top brands in the industry, we live by one simple pledge: getting the right products into our customers' hands as quickly and safely as possible. And our network of yards ensures that you are never too far from our shipping footprint.* *Most of our employees have worked at Commonwealth Building Materials for over 10 years. We have a number of employees who started their careers in delivery and warehouse positions and later advanced into management. This is a testament to the great culture and work environment that Commonwealth Building Materials provides. We really define our employees as "family" and truly care about the health and welfare of everyone who works for us. Commonwealth Building Materials is a part of the GMS family. 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 200 distribution centers nationwide. For more information about GMS, visit or any one of our subsidiary company websites.***Summary of Position:**Commonwealth Building Materials, Inc. Forklift Operators will be responsible for areas of warehouse maintenance, shipping/receiving, product storage, and delivery set-up. This position is based out of the Charlottesville, VA yard.**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 the 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 operate 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:*** Minimum of 2 years forklift operating experience* High school diploma preferred* Ability to speak Spanish is preferred**Physical Demands:*** Must be able to remain in a 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:*** Competitive compensation based on level of experience* Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability & Life Insurance* 401k* Paid holidays & vacation days* Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)* Paid Parental LeaveThis 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**

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