Forklift Operator Job Description

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Forklift Operator

Forklift Operator responsibilities

  • Unloading materials and merchandise from incoming vehicles and stacking them to assigned places
  • Locating and moving stock of products to pallets or crates for storage or shipment
  • Identifying damages and report shortages or quality deficiencies

Forklift Operator Job Description Template

Job Brief

We are looking for a careful forklift operator to move packages and material around our facilities. You will be operating a forklift with the utmost care to ensure efficiency and safety. Your job could involve driving around warehouses, storage spaces and other facilities.

You must be a responsible individual with great experience in driving industrial vehicles. The goal will be to ensure that material and products will always be at the right place to achieve maximum efficiency.


  • Unload materials and merchandise from incoming vehicles and stack them to assigned places
  • Locate and move stock of products to pallets or crates for storage or shipment
  • Identify damages and report shortages or quality deficiencies
  • Transport raw materials to production workstations
  • Inspect machinery to determine the need for repairs and guarantee safety by performing regular maintenance
  • Keep updated records of inventory and activity logs
  • Comply with company policies and legal guidelines
  • Help maintain a safe and orderly environment of the facilities


  • Proven experience as forklift operator
  • Attention to detail and familiarity with industrial equipment
  • Excellent physical condition and coordination
  • Valid certification to operate forklifts
  • High school diploma

Forklift Operator Job Description Examples

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Forklift Operator • Caterpillar

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