Forklift Operator

Job Title: Forklift Operator

Department: Warehouse

Reports to: Warehouse Supervisor

Job Duties:

  • Operates forklift in and around the warehouse
  • Pulls product from the warehouse for shipment to other warehouses
  • Wraps orders on a pallet for shipment
  • Inventory tracking using scanners/computers
  • Loads and unloads shipments, pallets, etc.
  • Sorting/stocking product
  • Cleaning of warehouse areas
  • Lifts loose or stray products
  • ***This job posting is intended to describe the general requirement for the performance of this job. It is not a complete statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. Other duties not listed here may be assigned by the Warehouse Supervisor and/or Director of Operations. This person will report to the Warehouse Supervisor.


  • Standing with walking is required for most of the shift (not including breaks)
  • Pushing and pulling pallets and lifting products is required approximately 55% during the shift
  • Bending is required less than or up to 15% of the shift to reach product or debris
  • Climbing on/off equipment is required approximately 15% of the shift
  • Crouching is required up to 15% of the shift
  • Kneeling is required occasionally
  • Physical strength to handle up to 25-pound objects, frequently. Some items weighing up to 50 lbs to be handled occasionally (1-2 times per shift)
  • Above-average coordination, including eye-hand, hand-foot, and balance
  • Above-average endurance
  • Normal dexterity of hands and fingers with average repetition
  • Sight with ability to distinguish color; perception of sound is required; ability to communicate issues verbally and in written form
  • Previous experience in a warehouse setting
  • High School Diploma
  • OSHA 10 and forklift certified
  • Ability to perform math functions
  • Computer literacy

Essential Job Functions:

  • Stand and walk for extended periods of time
  • Bend and stoop to grasp objects and climb ladders. Bend and twist neck and waist, reach above and below shoulders and squat
  • Lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Environmental exposure to extreme temperatures (coolers, freezers, outdoors, etc.)
  • Other: Must be able to work well with others and as part of a team.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $15.50 - $16.25 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations:
Face Mask, Social Distancing, Vaccine Incentives


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Warehouse Experience: 1 year (Required)
  • Forklift: 1 year (Required)

Work Location: One location

Salary Range
$22,000.00 - 28,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Albuquerque, NM 87107, US
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