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Forklift Operator

Company: Parr Lumber Company
Location: Pasco
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

The Parr Company knows that without great people, we can't be a great company. That's why we offer industry-leading benefits:

Everyone starts earning 2 weeks of vacation per year on day 1, and gains an additional day every year worked up to 4 weeks offEmployee paid sick days7 holidays2 medical plan options, one with no paycheck deduction (HSA) and our standard plan with a very low $1,250 deductibleDental, Vision, EAP (Employee Assistance Program)Massage, Chiropractic and Acupuncture coverageFSA (Flexible Spending Account) and Childcare pretax spending programsHSA (Health Savings Account) - Parr will match up to $600/yearUp to 50% match on the first 6% you contribute to your 401(k) after 1 year of employment and fully vested at the end of your 3rd yearIn addition to the 401(k) match, there a 3% profit share contribution to the 401(k), with Board approvalTuition reimbursement (up to $2,500/year)Annual profit sharing (every full time employee who worked the full year earned a minimum of $2,700 for the 2020 year)$1,000 referral bonusParr Promotes!We have a transparent pay structure, and love to promote from within. Our current CEO started with the company as a driver and by being open to change and a self-starter he climbed the ranks to the role he has today. There are many members of our management team who started their careers in our entry-level positions. If you're willing to work hard, there's no reason you won't earn regular merit increases and promotions. There is a LOT of opportunity - Parr is growing fast!We value our employees like family and are constantly working to provide a safe place to work for our employees. Most of our locations are not open past 5 and all our locations are closed on Sundays.Our company mission is Legendary Service through Teamwork, and we take that seriously. When you join our team, you're joining a family owned company that's been in business for 90 years, with a well-established reputation as a leader within the building material supply industry in the United States.Job PurposeThe Load Builder supports our Mission of "Legendary Service Through Teamwork" by safely and efficiently building loads for our drivers to then deliver. The accuracy of loads is key in order to save time and money for the company so the load builder is an important component of the Parr team. This position is also responsible for receiving and stocking inventory. As needed the Load Builder assists customer service employees fill orders for walk in customers. The Full Time Load Builder directly reports to Yard Manager. Interacts daily with Yard Inventory Specialist, Yard Supervisor, Customer Service Employees, Truck Drivers and delivery persons out of our Pasco, Washington lumberyard.Pay Rate: 17 - 19 Depending on ExperienceDuties and ResponsibilitiesTasks:
  • Builds safe and efficient loads of building materials by correctly reading "pick tickets" and invoices
  • Reads SKUs and identifies material types to accurately build loads
  • Load and off-load company trucks with building materials both by hand and with a forklift
  • Completes inventory adjustments
  • Puts stock away
  • Tags loads
  • Receive delivered inventory by properly inspecting paperwork for accuracy and by depositing inventory in designated locations
  • Opens and closes yard as needed
  • Keeps forklift clean
  • Ensures that appropriate paper work is completed as per company policy
  • Check all paperwork for accuracy.
  • Maintain yard cleanliness during course of workJob Knowledge:
    • Knows product substitutions, shares that knowledge, and always applies the knowledge to building the load
    • Cross trains as backup driver, receiver, counter sales, and dispatcher if needed
    • Proactively seeks to learn products and application for end user
    • Regularly attends product knowledge meetings
    • Completes required Blue-Volt training when necessarySafety:
      • Understand weight limits and length limits for company's fleet of trucks as to safely and lawfully load trucks
      • Wears proper high visibility and safety gear
      • Safely operates equipment and always honks horn and looks before backing or rounding blind corners
      • Always utilizes safety gear
      • Perform daily safety audit of forklift and promptly report any malfunctioning equipment
      • Participates in safety committee when necessary
      • Consistently follows company safety protocols
      • Reviews and completes Hold Harmless form with customers
      • Encourages coworkers to follow best practices with safety
      • Proactively brings safety issues to the attention of the ManagerTeamwork:
        • Reports on low inventory when needed
        • When errors occur, identifies order input errors and passes that information along to inventory specialist and OTIF
        • Assists with material returns
        • Assist Inventory Specialist in maintaining an appropriate level of inventory
        • Assist Customer Service employees in filling orders of walk-in customers and maintaining yard cleanliness
        • Partners with all coworkers: sales, yard, management and uses those relationships to solve problemsQualificationsQualifications include:
          • High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred
          • OSHA Certified Forklift License
          • Knowledge of receiving/inventory control principles, practices and protocols
          • Knowledge of dimension lumber and panel products and other building materials
          • Ability to read and interpret "pick tickets" and invoices
          • Ability to concentrate and attend to detail amidst a busy work environment
          • Class C driver's license or reliable alternative transportationInterpersonal Skills:
            • Ability to work cordially, professionally, diplomatically and with a high level of customer service in a dynamic environment
            • Demonstrate sound judgment in dealing with sensitive business matters with internal and external customers of all types. Must maintain confidentiality and accuracy of all information related to company finances and records, particularly, cost of goods purchased and sold
            • Ability and willingness to identify processes, tools and/or procedures that may be improved upon in an effort to improve the workplace and outcomes for our customers
            • Ability to communicate with all levels of management and employees. Communication can include, but is not limited to: in-person (verbal and non-verbal), written, e-mail and telephone
            • Strong focus, planning, organizational and time management skills with the ability to manage changing priorities, handle multiple projects, and do what is necessary to meet deadlines, while maintaining a high degree of attention to detail and accuracy
            • Ability to function independently, as part of a team, and as a leader within your own sales cohort with a positive attitude, strong work ethic and commitment to excellence.
            • Ability to think and respond quickly, positively and professionally to constantly changing circumstances
            • Adhere to company procedures, policies and protocols as set forth in the Employee HandbookWorking ConditionsThe load builder primarily works outdoors in all weather conditions. The working days are rotating Mon-Sat and the hours fall between 5:30 am and 5 pm depending on the shift. The forklift operator should have the ability to cover different shifts when necessary.Physical Requirements
              • Ability to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time
              • Must be able to grasp, talk, hear, and operate a computer and keyboard
              • Must be able to lift/push/pull up to 50 pounds and carry objects 50 feet
              • Must be able to work outdoors in all weather conditions
              • Must be able to drive a vehicle when necessary
              • Both local and overnight travel may be required
              • Ability to cover different shifts when necessaryLocation: 99301

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Keywords: Parr Lumber Company, Pasco , Forklift Operator, Professions , Pasco, Washington

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