Forklift / Material Handlers

RITRAMA Inc - Moore


Supervisor, Logistics


Forklift / Material Handlers

SUMMARY:  Supports Casting, Adhesive, Converting, and Shipping/Receiving Departments by operating sit-down and stand-up forklift trucks and pallet jacks to push, pull, lift, stack, or move products or materials by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.
Other duties may be assigned.

• Follows all Forklift Safety Practices while operating lift.

• Reads work orders to determine appropriate material required to set up machines.

• Uses forklift to deliver material and returns and logs unused material to storage.

• Stores and logs completed material on racks in hanging stock area after it is manufactured by casting or coating department.

• Completes log sheets with appropriate information (lot number and/or part number) to identify and track the location of material being transported to and from coating and converting machines.

• Performs inventory transactions on computer system.

• Rotates raw material and hanging stock from newest to oldest as necessary to ensure that the oldest material is used first.

• Performs safety/maintenance check of forklift prior to first use each shift.

• Verifies that material is not damaged prior to transporting it to and from storage areas. Reports damage to supervisor.

• Packages cut finished rolls for shipment to customer or stock.

• Applies label to core and/or box as required by customer requirements.

• Prepares packaging materials as needed for daily converting requirements; includes cores, boxes and pallets.

• Reports any damage to facility that is incurred or discovered during shift.

• Attends annual Hazardous Waste Training.

• Also refer to “Specific Hazardous Waste Responsibilities” description maintained by engineering and/or lab personnel.

• Maintains an orderly, neat and safe work area. Removal of waste from production areas

• Effectively and efficiently coordinates Receiving and Shipping of materials the manufacturing plant. Coordinates communication and follow-up among Transportation, Purchasing, Customer Service, Scheduling and Accounting departments.


• Certified to operate sit-down, stand-up forklifts and riding pallet jacks

• Manages time efficiently

• Ability to deal with frequent changes, delays, or unexpected events

• Initiative to ask for and offer help when needed

• Generates suggestions for improving work

• Ability to use hand tools such as hammer, tin snips, crowbar, and utility knife safely


• High school diploma or general education degree (GED);

• 3-5-years manufacturing or distribution experience

• Prior forklift driving certification required and ability to recertify upon hire


• While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk, and/or sit.

• The employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms; climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.

• The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds alone and up to 100 pounds with assistance.

• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.

Ritrama offers health insurance benefits including major medical, dental, and life insurance. Other benefits include 401k, paid vacation and holidays. If you are interested in this job title, please submit your application.

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