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Forklift Operator- 3rd Shift

Columbus, 8860 Smith's Mill Rd, New Albany, Ohio, United States of America Req #124
Thursday, October 10, 2019
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.
Forklift Operator-3rd Shift

The position is responsible for material movement throughout the facility using powered industrial equipment, in a safe and timely manner and in accordance with standard operating procedures (SOP) and work instructions (WI).

Primary Responsibilities/Accountabilities:
  • Operates powered industrial equipment in accordance with established safety procedures, completes daily checklists and notifies the proper individuals of needed repairs.
  • Secures and maintains all necessary safety equipment and follows established safety procedures.
  • Uses handhelds and/or computer to process SAP transactions and track material movements, timely and accurately, and notifies shift leadership of problems or errors.
  • Supports shipping and receiving by staging material and loading and unloading trucks.
  • Supports production by picking and staging components for production, and processing finished goods into inventory.
  • Performs physical inventory checks to support inventory investigations, cycle counts, quarterly B2B (book to book) and annual PI (physical inventory), as needed.
  • Performs all work in a manner that is consistent with the company’s quality system and FDA good manufacturing practices, includes maintaining a clean and orderly area at all times.
  • Follows, promotes and enforces KDC’s safety and environmental policies, practices and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Education & Experience:
  • HS Diploma or GED equivalent is highly preferred.  In lieu of Diploma or GED, years of experience, knowledge, skills and fit will be considered.
  • Two years of experience operating powered industrial equipment in a warehouse/manufacturing environment preferred.
  • SAP experience preferred.
Minimum Requirements:
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Able to work overtime & weekends as required.
  • Wear hairnet, safety glasses, long pants, steel toe shoes/boots and any other uniform standards.
  • Read, comprehend and follow written and verbal instructions, including SOPs.
  • Sit, bend, stoop, climb, and stand for long periods of time in one place.
  • Lift items up to 50 lbs.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Ability to promote and participate in a team-oriented and collaborative environment.
  • Ability to adapt to rotating assignments with a positive attitude and results.
  • Good understanding of FDA Good Manufacturing Practices Regulations (GMP’s) and OSHA safety requirements.
  • Self-starter with strong work ethic and positive attitude.
  • Strong communication (both written and oral), interpersonal, team building and organizational skills.
  • Must be able to understand and complete procedure documents in accordance with SOPs and WIs.
  • Ability to receive and understand instructions and perform tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and manage time efficiently and effectively.
  • Certified to operate powered industrial equipment.

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
  • Columbus, 8860 Smith's Mill Rd, New Albany, Ohio, United States of America