Forklift Operator - 2nd Shift 2:30 pm to 11:00 pm

kdc/one Aromair, 8860 Smiths Mill Rd, New Albany, Ohio, United States of America Req #3346
Friday, August 25, 2023
KDC is a network of best-in-class custom formulators and manufacturers of color cosmetics, skincare, haircare, bath & body, fragrance, deodorant, home, health, industrial, and auto care products. KDC delivers high-touch innovation, operational excellence, and speed to market to well-known and emerging beauty, personal, and specialty companies from coast to coast. KDC has its head office in Longueuil, Québec. In addition, KDC has 10 operating facilities located throughout North America. Altogether, the company employs nearly 4,800 talented and dedicated employees in North America.



The Forklift Operator is responsible for operating Powered Industrial Trucks (PIT) to pick, stage, load and stock materials, components, and finish goods in and out of the warehouse in accordance with all safety and operational policies.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Operates PIT equipment, such as sit-down forklifts, counter-balance lift, cherry-pickers, and reach trucks within the safety and operational requirements established by the Company and equipment manufacturer.
  • Unloads materials and components from incoming delivery trucks and stocks in inventory locations.
  • Picks materials and components from inventory locations and stages for production runs.
  • Stocks unused materials and components and finished goods from production into inventory locations.
  • Picks finished goods from inventory locations, stages for shipments and loads of outbound trucks.
  • Completes PIT maintenance checklists for assigned equipment prior to operating and reports any safety gaps and mechanical repairs to the management team.
  • Uses a handheld scanner and/or computer to process SAP transactions, review picklist transfer orders, track material movements and audit shipments for completeness and accuracy.  Reports discrepancies to the management team.
  • Performs physical inventory checks to support inventory investigations, cycle counts, quarterly book to book (B2B) reconciliations and annual physical inventory (PI) counts, as requested. 
  • Assist with training forklift operators within the department, as requested.
  • Performs all work in a manner that is consistent with the company’s quality system and FDA good manufacturing practices, includes always maintaining a clean and orderly work area.
  • Follows, promotes, and enforces KDC’s safety and environmental policies, practices, and procedures.
  • Assists with safety investigations and corrective actions related to safety hazards and/or incidents.
  • Completes SOPs, Work Instructions, [add in any other documents that need to be completed] and other paperwork according to established company policy. 
  • Maintains confidentiality of customer information, and other sensitive and confidential information. 
  • Exhibits regular and predictable attendance and works overtime as needed due to workplace demands.  Performs other related duties as required.



Minimum Qualifications:


  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent highly preferred.
  • SAP experience preferred.
  • 3 years Forklift experience


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of: FDA Good Manufacturing Practices and OSHA Safety Requirements.
  • Ability to: read, comprehend and follow written and verbal instructions including Standard Operating Procedures and Work Instructions; wear required PPE as needed (Safety glasses, safety shoes and hearing protection); work as part of a team; develop and maintain good working relationships; perform multiple tasks and project simultaneously and manager time efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced environment; adapt to rotating assignments with a positive attitude.
  • Other functions, skills and abilities may apply.


Working Conditions and Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to occasionally lift  up to 50 pounds manually. 
  • Not a climate-controlled environment; the noise level is usually moderate.
  • Must be able to sit for long periods of time in front of a computer, stand, walk, use hands to handle and feel, reach with hands or arms, stoop, crouch, talk, hear, push, and pull.
  • Exposure to frequent movement of motorized equipment throughout the facility, including electric pallet jacks, forklifts, etc.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

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KDC-ONE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, gender, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. I understand that employment with KDC-ONE Company is at-will, meaning that I or KDC-ONE Company may terminate my employment at any time, or for any reason consistent with applicable state or federal law. I understand that KDC-One requires the successful completion of a drug and/or alcohol test as a condition of employment.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Indirect
Location on Google Maps
  • kdc/one Aromair, 8860 Smiths Mill Rd, New Albany, Ohio, United States of America