Material Handler**Order Puller**Forklift Operators (LAKELAND)

Job Description

NOVO Building Product / The Empire Company is currently hiring for Full-Time **MATERIAL HANDLERS**ORDER PULLERS**FORKLIFT OPERATORS** in our Lakeland, FL warehouse.

Material Handlers are responsible for banding picked customer orders and for the safe movement of stock/materials. Order Pullers are responsible for picking customers according to a purchase order. Forklift Operators are responsible for safe movement of product/materials by operating a forklift. These are physical, fast-paced positions that involve continual lifting/pushing/pulling of wood products that typically way up to 50 -75 lbs.

Essential Job Responsibilities for Material Handlers/Order Pullers:
• Operate motorized equipment (i.e. tuggers) for efficient and safe movement of stock and materials
• Cut product loose from packaging to replenish stock
• Band customer orders so that they are secure and will not shift/move during transport
• Label banded carts
• Keep work area cleans by sweeping, rebinding loose bundles
• Operate motorized equipment (i.e. tuggers) for efficient and safe movement of stock and materials
• Pull/pick customer orders using a cart to stack the materials appropriately – leveled and organized
• Ensure accuracy of orders pulled
• Check product for quality and identify any damaged inventory
• Use of a handheld scanner
• Other warehouse duties as assigned
• Responsible for completing daily preventative maintenance checklist for forklift equipment.
• Keep work area clean
• Other warehouse duties as assigned

Essential Responsibilities for Forklift Operators
• Properly and safely operate assigned forklift in the warehouse/facility
• Move product to restock pick locations
• Receive new inventory/move to the proper location
• Have forklift certification card issued by approve
• Follow proper and safe forklift procedures in accordance with company policy
• Responsible for completing daily preventative maintenance checklist for forklift equipment.
• Keep work area clean
• Other warehouse duties as assigned

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
• High School Diploma or GED.
• Basic Math Skills including Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division.
• Ability to use and read a ruler/tape measure.
• Ability to read and follow directions.
• Ability to communicate/work effectively with other team members.
• Prior experience working in a warehouse/distribution environment

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
• 1 year of experience working in a distribution facility

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
• Ability to lift to 50 lbs.
• Ability to push/pull up to 75 lbs.
• Ability to physically handle awkward product lengths
• Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, bend forward or reach repetitively

WORKING CONDITIIONS
• Will be exposed to dust from wood product
• Fluctuating warehouse temperatures (based on the season)

About NOVO Building Products
Novo Building Products is a leading manufacturer and distributor of moulding, stair parts, doors, and other specialty building products servicing building material dealers (lumberyards), door shops, retail home centers, and millwork manufacturers throughout the United States. The North American divisions include The Empire Company, Southwest Moulding, Ornamental Mouldings, and LJ Smith Stair Parts.

At Novo, we offer a comprehensive benefits package including: medical, dental and vision, PTO, paid holidays, and 401(k) with company match.

For more information please visit our website at: http://www.novobp.com

NOVO Building Products is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer M/F/D/V

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About
NOVO Building Products

Novo Building Products is a leading manufacturer and distributor of moulding, stair parts, Stair systems, doors, and other specialty building products servicing building material dealers (lumberyards), door shops, retail home centers, and millwork manufacturers throughout the United States The North American divisions include: The Empire Company, Southwest Moulding Company, LJ Smith Stair Systems, Ornamental Mouldings, Ornamental Products, and Creative Stair.

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