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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Forklift Operator in Covington, Georgia

Job Description Summary

High School diploma or equivalent required.

One year experience with a Stand up or Reach forklift.

Job Description

Be Part of Something Bigger!

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We have over 65,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.

Shift: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm (M-F)

Forklift Driver

This position performs warehouse/material distribution tasks relative to the receiving and shipment of product. Moves inventory by operating a forklift.

The following Duties and Responsibilities are intended to be performed by the incumbent(s) in this position and are not all- inclusive:

  • Unloads inbound trucks (inter-company deliveries, vendors, etc.).

  • Loads outbound trucks (inter-company shipments, off-site warehouse, etc.

  • Locates and retrieves products as well as replenishes picking locations using FEFO methodology.

  • Moves pallets on dock.

  • May be required to physically stack/transport product from larger sterilization pallet to regular pallet before moving by forklift to dock.Ensures all assigned duties are safely completed in a timely manner in accordance with department standards and by following department procedures.

  • Maintains an acceptable work area as outlined in GMPs.

  • Responsible for following Good Documentation Practices (GDP) as outlined in SOP.Must take safety first and be able to work diligently to maintain safe working conditions and to adhere to proper operating practices and procedure designed to prevent injuries and illnesses.

  • May be required to perform warehouse associate duties.

  • May be required to train new hires on RF functions.

  • Regular and reliable attendance at work.

  • Required to maintain current status in C2C training modules. ​

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

  • Ability to read and interpret distribution documents.

  • Ability to work under minimal supervision.

  • Ability to perform/operate in a metrics-driven environment.Must be able to concentrate and be on alert at all times.

  • Must be able to work well with others.

  • Experienced in the safe operation of material handling equipment.

  • Licensed to operate material handling equipment.

  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without accommodation.

EDUCATION

High School diploma, GED or 1 year relevant equivalent required.

One year experience with a Stand up or Reach forklift.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Good verbal communication skills.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Must have good basic math skills.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to solve practical problems.

Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written and oral form. Ability to adapt to shifting priorities.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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

While performing this job, the employee is regularly exposed to episodes of walking, standing, stooping, kneeling, balancing, crouching, reaching, pushing/pulling, grasping, hearing, twisting, lifting, frequent use of hands to finger, handle, feel, pick or type which can include repetitive motion of the wrists, hands or fingers. The employee may occasionally climb. The job may require lifting over 50 lbs.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

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

The position will almost always have exposure to work near moving mechanical parts, work in high, precarious places, and extreme weather conditions. It is hot in the summer months (no AC) and cold in the winter months (limited heating). The position has exposure to fumes/airborne particles. The noise level is moderate to loud.

For many roles at BD, employment is contingent upon the Company’s receipt of sufficient proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In some locations, weekly testing for COVID-19 may be available instead of vaccination. Consistent with BD’s Workplace Accommodations Policy, requests for accommodation will be considered pursuant to applicable law.

Why Join Us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here our associates can fulfill their life’s purpose through the work that they do every day.

You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. Our Total Rewards program — which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components — is designed to support the varying needs of our diverse and global associates.

To learn more about BD visit https://jobs.bd.com/

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

Primary Work Location

USA GA - Covington Global Dist Center

Additional Locations

Work Shift

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

All applicants should complete the on-line application process. BD is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance or an accommodation because of a disability to participate in the application process, please call 855-BD-HELPS (855-234-3577) or email asc.americas@bd.com

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