Forklift Operator - Press Dept
Company: The Timken Company
Posted on: January 26, 2023
Your Career Begins at Timken
If you're ready for a challenging career that provides you with the
ability to advance personally and professionally, look to Timken.
Our associates make the world more productive by improving the
efficiency and reliability of the machinery that keeps industry in
motion.Position Summary: Perform a variety of repetitive duties,
primarily associated with the storing and moving of large materials
to and from machines in the Press Department. Work from load list,
shop orders, and verbal instructions.Essential Job Duties:
- Operate computer to receive new product, put product in steel
storage locations, and write up picks.
- Load and unload material from warehouse and staging to machine
- Inventory all items received by count or number, and store in
specified areas. Responsible for accuracy of load list with
material to proper machines and staging area.
- Following inventory, issue tag and deliver materials or parts
to various plant locations or machining operations as directed.
Lift, move and store material between operations.
- Perform preventive maintenance on forklift, such as checking
tires, oil, battery, water, and gas.
- Detect faulty operation of equipment or defective material and
refer unusual conditions to supervisor.
- Maintain tools and equipment in proper manner.
- Must be knowledgeable in and practice all safety procedures
with particular vigilance relative to pedestrian traffic.
- Must be able to operate specific equipment, e.g. pumps, oil
drums, garbage compactor, etc.
- Housekeeping responsibilities: Clean up oil spills, assist
operators by replacing oil and water barrels, and maintain
materials in a neat and orderly manner.
- Other duties as assigned. Education and/or Experience: High
school diploma or general education degree (GED).Certificates,
Licenses, Registrations: Forklift License - Experience Required
Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as
safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure
manuals. Ability to write routine reports and complete necessary
production forms. Ability to speak effectively with fellow
employees and/or customers. Mathematical Skills: Ability to work
with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical
inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and
trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions,
percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical
situations.Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense
understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral,
schedule, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving
several variables; problem solving ability.Physical Demands: The
physical demands described here are representative of those that
must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential
functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the
employee is frequently required to stand, sit, use hands/arms. The
employee is regularly required to talk, hear at conversational
level, and smell. The employee is occasionally required to walk,
climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must
regularly lift/move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift/move up to 55
pounds, and occasionally lift/move up to 55 pounds. Moving/lifting
greater than 50 pounds requires assistance from another employee or
a lifting device/hoist. Specific vision abilities required by this
job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and
ability to adjust focus.Work Environment: The work environment
characteristics described here are representative of those an
employee encounters while performing the essential functions of
this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is
frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, outside weather
conditions, and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to
extreme heat and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the
work environment is usually loud.Required Personal Protective
Equipment: Employee is required to wear proper safety eyewear,
hearing protection, and steel-toed shoes at all times while on the
plant floor.All qualified applicants shall be treated equally
according to their individual qualifications, abilities,
experiences and other employment standards. There will be no
discrimination due to gender or gender identity, race, religion,
color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual
orientation, veteran/military status or any other basis protected
by applicable law.
Keywords: The Timken Company, Davenport , Forklift Operator - Press Dept, Professions , Fulton, Iowa
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