Fork Truck Drivers
at Lasko Products

Date Posted: 4/17/2021

Job Description

Operate powered industrial Forklifts to load and unload materials and deliveries. Move materials to and from storage areas, machines, assembly lines, and loading docks. Work in a fast pace environment and support the daily forklift needs of the department. 

Essential Functions                                 

  • Must be able to understand and apply basic directions with regard to safety procedures, quality standards, production goals, and company rules, regulations and processes.
  • Understands and follows all safe operating practices of forklift operation.
  • Properly load and unload various packaging, finished goods and materials in order to keep manufacturing stocked with parts and to move finished goods to Shipping.
  • Moving goods packed on pallets, in crates or bins around the facility.
  • Stacking goods in the correct storage bays, following inventory control instructions.
  • Checking loads are secure and properly tag. Wrapping and tagging materials where/when required.
  • Performing daily equipment checks such as recharging the truck’s battery and water levels.
  • Removing machine attachments and scrap material from machines.
  • Examining products to verify proper materials are supplied to manufacturing.
  • Checks assigned aisles in warehouse to ensure cleanliness and organization.
  • Deliver, load, and unload materials in a timely matter.
  • Work in a cross functional environment: supporting all departments when needed.

Competencies and Abilities 

  • Must be a self-starter.
  • Must be able to multi task.
  • Able to follow detailed instructions, processes and procedures.
  • Identify defects in product being and communicate deficiencies to the appropriate person.

 Required Education and Experience 

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 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
  • Able to follow detailed instructions, understand processes and procedures.

Physical Demands 

  • Regularly sitting on a powered industrial truck
  • Frequently lift 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

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

Work Environment 

Office environment is a controlled atmosphere building, as well as a manufacturing environment exposed to

dust, odors, and noise.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Job Snapshot

About Us

Lasko Metal Products was founded in 1906 by Mr. Henry Lasko in Philadelphia. Over the years, the product line was adapted to capture changing consumer needs. As America moved to the suburbs in the mid-20 th century, Lasko expanded into small appliances, fans and household portable heaters. From there, company growth continued and American manufacturing locations expanded to Tennessee and Texas where production continues today.

For more than 100 years, Lasko Products, Inc. has continued its growth and leadership in home comfort and convenience products, while maintaining the entrepreneurial spirit and creative atmosphere generally associated with a small company. Through innovation, flexibility, and this entrepreneurial attitude, Lasko responds to the continually changing needs of today’s consumers.

If you are a hands-on team player and would like to join a company where each individual makes a significant contribution to, and shares in the success of, the team’s efforts, please contact us. Human capital is one of our most valued resources.

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