Picker in Memphis, TN at Volt

Date Posted: 5/14/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Memphis, TN
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $0.0 - $11.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone

Job Description

Job Title:                          Forklift Operator

Department:                    Warehouse

Non-Exempt/Exempt:      Non-Exempt

Reports To: (Position)      Manager, Warehouse Operations or Supervisor, Receiving


Contributes to the activities of the Memphis shipping and receiving warehouse organization by performing the following duties and specific assignment to a core area, e.g., Shipping, Receiving, Picking/Packing, Refurbishment, or Order Fulfillment, especially through the use of warehouse forklift equipment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Forklift Operation:  Completes daily forklift maintenance check sheet.  Positions forks, lifting platform, or other lifting device under, over, or around loaded pallets, skids, boxes, products, or materials, and transports load to designated area.  Puts away or picks palletized units into/from four or five high racks.  Inventories materials; supplies production lines. 

Order fulfillment:  Ensures all customer orders are pulled, packed, and shipped on a daily basis and ship confirmed in Oracle.

Shipping & In bounding:   Receive incoming inventory from vendors and inspect for accuracy.  Unpacks and examines incoming shipment, rejects damaged items, records shortages, and corresponds with shipper to rectify damages and shortages.  Ships out repaired units to customers.

Refurbish:  Receive customer units returned for credit and returned evaluation units;  process transactions in Oracle; prepare units to be processed through the refurbishment process;  coordinates refurbish orders and ensures orders are filled daily.

Used Parts:  Maintains inventory of used and spare parts that will be sent back to the parts vendor or manufacturer in accordance to shipping schedule; enters information into Oracle and ensures credit is made.

Put incoming inventory in designated stock keeping locations

Perform daily cycle counts on inventory to ensure inventory accuracy;  participates in scheduled physical inventory.

Compares identifying information and counts, or measures items of incoming and outgoing shipments to verify information against bills of lading, invoices, orders or other records.

Affixes shipping labels on packed cartons; assembles cardboard containers or selects preassembled containers;  packs out customer orders/units

Stacks outgoing shipments on pallet in necessary (shrink wraps boxes onto pallet)

Posts weights and shipping charges; examines outgoing shipments to ensure shipments meet specifications

Maintains inventory of shipping materials and supplies;  Routes items to departments

Operates pallet jack to move, convey, or hoist shipments from shipping and receiving to storage or work area

Must be able available to work an 8 hour shift during the hours of 7am – 7pm, Monday – Friday.   Must be available to work Saturday and Sundays, or more than 8 hours per day as well.

Adhere to company policies, ISO requirements, 5S, safety, and quality workmanship;  Must maintain good attendance and punctuality.

Supports continual improvement efforts.

Other duties as required.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


1-2 years related experience;  Must have experience with sit down forklift AND order picker OR reach truck.

High School Graduate or GED

Knowledge of FedEx Powership and computers required


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, work instructions, emails, customer data, part numbers.


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure


Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 – 75 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Must be able to use a keyboard, computer, telephone, pallet jack, and forklift equipment.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.