Forklift Driver

Forklift Driver
Employer: INTERSOS
Deadline for applications: Sunday, January 22, 2017
Location: Bekaa
Working area: Bekaa
Job Description

Job Purpose:

The Forklift Driver is responsible to load and unload materials and deliveries and move them from and to storage areas ensuring a professional and efficient implementation of all activities.


General duties:

  1. Obtains copy of production schedule or shipping order and transports material or equipment to and from designated areas in the facility
  2. Loading and unloading goods from vehicles such as trucks or aircraft
  3. Moving goods packed on pallets or in crates around the storage facility
  4. Stacking goods in the correct storage bays, following inventory control instructions
  5. Checking loads are secure
  6. Stacking empty pallets
  7. Performing daily equipment checks such as recharging the truck’s battery and lubricating equipment
  8. Ensure proper movement of pallets.
  9. Moving goods packed on pallets around in the storage facility
  10. Stacking empty pallets.
  11. Checking loads are secure.
  12. Performing daily equipment checks such as recharging the machine battery.
  13. Removing machine attachments and waste materials from machines.
  14. Preventative maintenance and cleaning for machines (forklift) he is using.


Specific duties:

(Can be adapted to the particularities of the job location and the requirement of the project. This section shall be revised whenever a new employee is hired).

  1. Removing machine attachments and waste material from machines
  2. Examining products to verify conformance to quality standards
  3. Dumping materials into machine hoppers
  4. According to the Checklist provided by the Warehouse Manager, the Forklift Driver has to respect the working rules.
  5. Follow the Safety Measurements defined by the Warehouse Manager.
  6. The Forklift Driver has to respect the working time scheduled by the Warehouse Manager.
  7. The Forklift Driver has to follow any other instructions provided by the Warehouse Manager.


Education: High School diploma or equivalent


Competencies:  (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

Professional Competencies:

-      Good math, language and reading skills; basic computer skills may be required

-      High degree of attention required to prevent injury to others; promote a safe work environment

-      Follow instructions for operating equipment and keeping records

-      Execute assignments in an accurate, timely and safe manner

-      Maintain a clean & safe environment

-      May be required to use  RF scanner gun

-      Clean driving record and a valid state motor vehicle operator’s license may be required

-      Forklift certification per OSHA standards


Behavioural competencies:

-      High integrity and honesty

-      Ability to meet deadlines

-      High organisational skills

-      Excellent communication and organizational skills

-      Very good negotiation and interpersonal skills with national & international staff

-      Analytical skills

-      Ability to work under challenging conditions


Physical demands and abilities:

-      Regularly sitting on a powered industrial truck

-      Frequently lift up to 50 pounds and adjust body position to bend, stoop, stand, walk, turn, pivot, and stand for long periods of time

-      Having a good sense of balance

-      Having good eye-hand-foot coordination

-      Ability to assess weights and judge distances and heights

-      Ability  to work in varying temperatures, depending upon season

Experience required: Education degree: High School Field of education:
Arabic: Fluent English: Good French:
Period: 11 months renewable based on funds and performance
Salary: Net Salary $950
Submission guidelines: Interested candidates please send CV and cover letter to and mention clearly in the subject the position applying for. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Cover letter required? No
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