DC - Forklift Driver

 

Logistics at full potential. 

 

At GXO, we’re constantly looking for talented individuals at all levels who can deliver the caliber of service our company requires. You know that a positive work environment creates happy employees, which boosts productivity and dedication. On our team, you’ll have the support to excel at work and the resources to build a career you can be proud of.

 

DC FORKLIFT DRIVER

The DC Forklift Driver is responsible for operating power equipment to move, locate, relocate, stack, load, unload, pick, and count merchandise while holding accountability for the safe and efficient operation of the vehicle. The ideal candidate will have a positive attitude and a pleasant personality; effective memory skills; good hand eye coordination; dependability, ability to follow directions, and a strong willingness to learn.

 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare daily orders for shipment
  • Reads production schedule, customer order, work order, or shipping order, to determine items to be moved, gathered, or distributed
  • Loading finished product to the carrier
  • All other duties assigned while maintaining proper procedures and control

 

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Must be forklift certified, Required
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule
  • 1-2 years of experience operating various distribution operation equipment (e.g., reach lift, order puller, dock stocker and electric pallet jack, etc.)
  • 1+ years of experience working within a Distribution Center environment required
  • Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs. without assistance
  • Experience operating RF scanners, required
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English

 

 

 

Personal Characteristics

 

  • Strong work ethic
  • Setting and achieving goals
  • Dependable
  •  Ability to consistently following through.
  • Positive attitude
  • Self-motivated and ability to work effectively without constant supervision
  • Working effectively with little direction
  • Team-oriented and ability to work collaboratively
  • Effective communication and verbal skills  
  • Flexible and adaptable

 

Working Conditions, Mental and Physical Demands

  • Ability to walk or stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds without assistance
  • Must be able to work on a variety of warehouse floors up to 100 feet in height
  • Must be able to work in a warehouse environment with a noise level up to 85dBA

 

GXO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make GXO a great place to work.

 

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.


GXO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with GXO policies which are in place to safeguard our employees and customers.

 

All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Review GXO's candidate privacy statement here. 


Nearest Major Market: Irving
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas