Garden State Lumber
  • Location: New Jersey
  • Type: Full Time

The Forklift Operator is responsible for moving units into and out of inventory. This job is critical as their success means efficiency for the warehouse. The Forklift Operator loads/unloads materials for deliveries; moves them to/from storage, racks, staging, loading areas and finally into trucks for delivery.


  • Must be able to safely move large units around the warehouse
  • Load and unload trucks for receiving and deliveries without damaging the material
  • Stack goods in the correct storage bays, following inventory control instructions
  • Follow shipping instructions
  • Ensure products are secure
  • Stack runners, pallets and packaging materials
  • Perform daily equipment checks
  • Refuel forklifts
  • Examine products for quality standards


  • Must work well with others
  • Be cautious and careful with heavy items
  • Have good eye-hand-foot coordination
  • Be able to assess weights of pallets
  • Judge distances and heights, to ensure safety of workers and material
  • Ability to work in high pace environment, under pressure following shipping instructions and time limits

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