Forklift Operator (Full-time/2nd Shift)

Employment type: 

  • Full time

Years of experience: 

  • 1 - 2 years


Dawson offers a competitive wage and excellent benefits. Benefits provided include: health insurance, prescription plans, dental, vision, flex savings plan, life insurance, vacation, paid holidays, and 401K. Candidates must be legally eligible for employment in the United States. We are an equal opportunity employer.


Education/Training/Experience * High school diploma or equivalent required * Completion of warehouse-specific fork lift operator certification preferred * 6 months experience in a warehouse or similar role * 6 months experience with operation of forklift required * Prior experience using to use RF scanning equipment required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: * Excellent safety record * Basic verbal and written communication skills * Basic math and organizational skills * Handle multiple priorities which are constantly changing * Ability to be on your feet majority of the day * Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

Days per week: 

Monday - Friday


Position Summary

Receives, unloads, and stages products in the warehouse; inspects and verifies product accuracy, quality, and quantity; communicates with various departments about product disposition and status. Reworks damaged material as needed. Performs a variety of tasks and special projects that may arise in the warehouse.

Shift: 2nd Shift - Monday - Friday, 3:30 pm - 12:00 am CST


Major Responsibilities

  • Receives products into the warehouse by recording location onto the packing slip.
  • Examines and verifies product information by recording pallet identifiers specific to the warehouse location.
  • Completes pick ticket and other documentation and forwards to designated person who processes information, as determined by the specific warehouse
  • Unloads pallets and/or materials and stores them.
  • Loads pallets and/or materials onto trailers, flatbeds, and crane vans; performs three-step audit process
  • Assures quality by examining products for wear or damage and reports any damage to the Warehouse Manager.
  • Pulls from product inventory to complete orders; may also create other documentation to validate product condition.
  • Obtains information from drivers and records the information on the bill of lading; Signs the bill of lading as receiving or shipping the product
  • Completes log of damaged materials, forwards log to designated Inventory Control Specialist, moves the damaged materials to quality control area and records information regarding the damage.
  • Inspects trailers.
  • Adheres to all safety guidelines; takes appropriate precautions to ensure property and materials are not damaged.