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Fork Lift Operator

Building Systems

Keene, NH

Working at Bensonwood

At Bensonwood, we believe in creating better buildings for a healthier planet. Our dedicated employees work on projects of every size, collaborating with homeowners and building professionals. With more than four decades of award-winning residential and commercial projects throughout the US as evidence, our company’s dynamic, team-oriented culture values environmental responsibility and improving design and construction standards. Bensonwood is seeking a Safety Coordinator to join the team.

Position Summary

The Forklift Operator, working in collaboration with the Shipping and Receiving Coordinator and the Lead Forklift Operator, will be responsible for helping to maintain the production facility in a clean, orderly, and easily accessible manner while processing incoming and outgoing deliveries utilizing lean principles. This full-time role is based in our Keene, NH production facility.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Preparing and loading trucks and assisting with properly securing and protecting (i.e. tarping) loads as needed 
  • Maintaining accurate shipping records and additional documentation 
  • Maintaining and organizing grounds, facility, and company vehicles

The Ideal Candidates Will Have

  • Forklift Operator Certification
  • Ability to:
    • Drive various forklifts
    • Lift at least 50 lbs
    • Work safely and effectively at high elevations
    • Work safely and accurately utilizing forklift, heavy machinery, and sharp tools
    • Safely operate hazardous equipment
    • Work in varying weather conditions and temperatures
    • Work overtime if required
    • Ability to utilize various techniques to achieve results 
  • Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record

Additional Attributes for Success

  • Positive, can-do team player
  • High attention to detail with the ability to:
    • Complete assignments accurately
    • Organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines
    • Work independently and collaboratively within a team setting
  • Strong verbal and written skills
  • Computer literacy with the ability to work in all Microsoft and Google applications
  • Strong belief in customer service with outside vendors and peers 
  • Ability and flexibility to take on other responsibilities as assigned and to work outside scheduled hours when necessary

Compensation & Benefits

  • Compensation will be based on skill level and experience, $15 - $17 per hour
  • Benefits include:  medical insurance, holidays, paid time off, voluntary dental insurance, voluntary life insurance, voluntary short-term disability, 401(K), and profit-sharing

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