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Forklift Driver


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 80 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 

Location: [[Murfreesboro, TN]] 

Division: [[Solutions]] 
Job Posting Title: [[Forklift Driver, Mid-Shift]] 
Time Type: [[Full-Time]]

The Forklift Operator is responsible for operating power industrial trucks for the purpose of moving, locating, relocating, stacking, and counting merchandise.  The operator is accountable for the safe and efficient operation of the vehicle and may also be required to perform Order Filler and Checker duties in addition to his or her own.  They are responsible for the accurate storing, shipping and receiving of product to meet company standards of safety, security, and productivity. 

As part of the DSV team, Associates are expected to meet company objectives in the areas of performance, safety, and quality.   Associates are expected to comply with all corporate and site-specific policies and may be required to perform any combination of the following  



  • Unload inbound shipments safely and move product to storage locations. Input data accurately into WMS. 

  • Efficiently stack and store product in appropriate area. 

  • Maintain an organized work area. 


Order Picking: 

  • Pull and prepare for shipment, ensuring that the exact number and type of product is loaded and shipped.   

  • Perform picking duties in an efficient manner that meets customer service standards. 

  • Prepare freight for operations accurately and in a timely manner as required. 



  • Ensure inbound and outbound shipments are accurate and free of damage.   

  • Report quality variances 



  • Efficiently moves product form staging and/or storage to production lines and/or staging docks. 

  • Proper documentation must accompany freight. 



  • Keep appropriate records and reports to guarantee that tight inventory control and security are maintained.  

  • Assist in physical inventories.  Ensure proper stock rotation. 




Safety, Housekeeping, and Compliance: 

  • Maintain a clean, neat, orderly work area, and assist in security of the warehouse   

  • Will comply with all Standard Operating Procedures, corporate and site-specific policies, safety rules, and OSHA/ MSDS Standards. 

  • Participates in safety meetings. 


Equipment Operation:  

  • Load, unload, move, stack, and stage product and materials using a forklift, clamp truck, drum attachment, or other power equipment.    

  • Maintain the facility’s equipment and materials in a neat, clean, and orderly fashion.   

  • On a daily basis, inspect and perform minor maintenance on the forklift or other equipment.   

  • Operate all equipment in a safe and efficient manner following prescribed work methods.  

  • Associates must maintain an active forklift certification. 



  • Perform or assist in building, grounds, and equipment maintenance as assigned. 


OTHER DUTIES (Site Specific) 

  • Change fuel tanks on forklifts as needed: participate in physical inventories; perform labeling, sorting, wrapping, packing, and repacking as needed 

  • Repair pallets when necessary, trailers, and truck bays as requested.   

  • Help maintain the facility to provide a clean, safe work environment. 

  • Performs other duties as required 



  • None 




Education and/or Experience 

  • Must have a high school diploma or general education degree (GED).  

  • 6 months experience working in a logistics/distribution/relevant environment. 

  • Able to operate MHE 


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Professional Designations 

  • Satisfactory completion of a forklift training program 




Computer Skills 

  • Basic computer skills 

  • RF Scanners 

  • WMS functions 







Language Skills 

  • English (reading, writing, verbal) 


Mathematical Skills 

  • Basic to intermediate level to verify quantities of product, count inventory, or perform other duties associated with handling, storing and distributing client products.  



  • Strong attention to detail accuracy and accomplish job task in a timely manner. 

  • Ability to perform duties with minimal supervision or guidance 

  • Must be able to effectively adapt to change and thrive in a stimulating, fast-paced work environment. 



  • 1-2 years’ experience working in a warehouse/logistics/distribution environment 

  • 1-2 years forklift experience. 

  • Current or prior MHE certification 


While performing the duties of this job, the employee rarely is exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate. 


Reasonable Accommodations Statement  

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


DSV is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, disability, veteran status, marital status, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, 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 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 a dynamic workplace that fosters inclusivity and diversity. We conduct our business with integrity, respecting different cultures and the dignity and rights of individuals. When you join DSV, you are working for one of the very best performing companies in the transport and logistics industry. You’ll join a talented team of more than 75,000 employees in over 80 countries, working passionately to deliver great customer experiences and high-quality services. DSV aspires to lead the way towards a more sustainable future for our industry and are committed to trading on nature’s terms.

We promote collaboration and transparency and strive to attract, motivate and retain talented people in a culture of respect. If you are driven, talented and wish to be part of a progressive and versatile organisation, we’ll support you and your need to achieve your potential and forward your career.

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