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Forklift Driver

Terminal/Warehouse/Transport

DSV - Global transport and logistics
In 1976, ten independent hauliers joined forces and founded DSV in Denmark. Since then, DSV has evolved to become the world's 3rd largest supplier of global solutions within transport and logistics. Today, we add value to our customers' entire supply chain by transporting, storing, packaging, re-packaging, processing and clearing all types of goods. We work every day from our many offices in more than 90 countries to ensure a steady supply of goods to production lines, outlets, stores and consumers all over the world. Our reach is global yet our presence is local and close to our customers.  Read more at www.dsv.com 

 

Location: USA - Torrance, W 195th St Carson, CA

Division: Air & Sea US
Job Posting Title: Forklift Driver 
Time Type: Full Time

 

Job Summary:
The Forklift Operator will operate an industrial forklift truck to accomplish various materials handling assignments.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:
•    None.  

 

Duties/Responsibilities:
•    Identifies and transports requested materials to and from various locations including machines, loading docks, railroad cars, trucks, and storage areas.
•    Obtains production schedule and/or shipping orders and then identifies, verifies, and transports requested raw materials, equipment, or processing materials accordingly.
•    Applies understanding of machine loading capacity and loading schedule, ensuring prompt and efficient delivery of required items.
•    Uses protective materials and strapping equipment to protect and secure loads; once delivered, removes strapping and wrapping, then safely disposes of waste materials in designated containers or areas.
•    Reports any problems with materials or transportation to supervisor.
•    Manages and piles drums, skids, pallets, and other supplies in specified areas.
•    Services equipment as needed, reporting mechanical or electrical difficulties to truck mechanic.
•    Performs other related duties as requested.  

 

Required Skills/Abilities: 
•    Basic (9th grade) math, language, and reading skills.
•    Ability to handle equipment and vehicles safely and sensibly.

 

Education and Experience:
•    A minimum of 5 years’ experience operating a forklift 
•    Valid state motor vehicle operator’s license.
•    Satisfactorily pass forklift driving training program or demonstrate safe handling of forklift in an on-site test.

 

Physical Requirements: 
•    Ability to maintain single-task focus and situational awareness.
•    Must be able to move and lift up to 40-pound wooden skid or pallet.

DSV is an equal employment opportunity employer.  Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.  If you require special assistance or accommodation while seeking employment with DSV, please contact Human Resources at hr@us.dsv.com. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration.  DSV reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time. 

 

DSV – Global transport and logistics

DSV is one of the very best performing companies in the transport and logistics industry. 75,000 employees in more than 90 countries work passionately to deliver great customer experiences and high-quality services – as part of the operation or in a variety of supporting roles. If you have drive and talent and enjoy responsibility, we’ll give you the support you need to explore your potential and forward your career.

 

Read more at www.dsv.com

 

 

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