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Forklift Operator - 2nd Shift

Company: Comfort Research
Location: Lewisburg
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

At Comfort Research, our award-winning Culture and Core Values are at the center of everything we do. We have an opportunity for a dynamic self-starter on our awesome production team!

The primary function of Forklift Driver / Material Handler is to provide support to the supply chain through collecting, loading, shipping and/or receiving products. This ambassador will be responsible for operating technical equipment, optimizing loading for efficient logistics and supporting other warehouse functions to ensure optimal operation for the business. In addition, this position will work closely with manufacturing in order to achieve defined departmental goals of productivity, efficiency, quality, delivery, 6s, and safety. Ambassadors in this position will be expected to develop and display knowledge, skills, and willingness to learn and perform variety of tasks, flex to work needs, drive safely, maintain ongoing positive and collaborative work behaviors, and reliably work all scheduled hours.


  • Demonstrates the Core Values of Comfort Research in daily actions, execution of tasks and interactions with others.
  • Assists with loading and unloading product from warehouse racks, per production/distribution center requirements, to ensure meeting of production goals.
  • Timely replenishment for production support is expected to ensure ZERO impact to production flow and our customers.
  • Operate forklift or other hand trucks
  • Use wireless RF scanning equipment to ensure accuracy of inventory. Keep updated records of inventory and activity logs.
  • Performs cycle counts as required.
  • Pick, wrap, and stages orders to be shipped.
  • Inspect and perform maintenance of forklifts and other material handling equipment.
  • Identify safety hazards in the work place.
  • Consolidates partial pallets for incoming goods. Locate and move stock of products to pallets or bins for storage or shipments.
  • Identify damages and report shortages or quality deficiencies.
  • Moves and manipulates products/material weighing up to 50 pounds, involving frequent twisting, lifting, turning, and bending. Continuously pulls, pushes, and tugs materials.
  • Shares appropriate information with team leader, supervisor, and/or maintenance personnel of any mechanical problems and/or shortages that would interfere with production.
  • Performs and cross trains on other job functions as directed; may rotate through various tasks in work area.
  • Assures and maintains safety and cleanliness of work area by performing housekeeping duties.
  • Develops skills to problem solve effectively with others.
  • May learn to assist with completion of appropriate paperwork.

    Here at Comfort Research, we believe that the health and well-being of our Ambassadors and their families is critical to their success in the workplace. Comfort Research offers a generous benefits program that includes:
    • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) plan that begins accruing upon hire for eligible Ambassadors
    • Culture Awards program with opportunities to win cash prizes or extra PTO in addition to company-wide recognition
    • Several paid holidays throughout the year
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Growing family bonus & extra PTO for new parents
    • Referral Bonus program
    • 401(k) program with generous company match
    • A variety of health insurance plans to choose from with company contributions to premiums
    • Dental, vision, and other ancillary insurance coverages available
    • Company-paid Short-Term Disability coverage
    • Company-paid Life Insurance policy
    • Free product allowances & product discounts

      Located in the Cool City of Grand Rapids, Michigan, Comfort Research is an industry leading and fast-growing manufacturer that is revolutionizing affordable lifestyle products. Our growth has been fueled by the demand for our comfortable, innovative designed and quality products through online and major retail locations such as Walmart, Sam's, Costco, Meijer, Amazon and many more.

      Comfort Research continues to be recognized as a Great Place to Work-and we've remained committed to building a positive culture and creating a dynamic, fun atmosphere. We believe in hard work and we live by our core values of: Finding A Better Way, Doing the Right Thing, and Expecting the Best from Each Other and Ourselves. At Comfort Research, the pace is fast, the work is anything but boring, and the result is always more Comfort for All!

      • High school diploma or equivalent required.
      • 2-4 weeks training time required for most tasks.
      • Good verbal communication skills.
      • Previous experience operating powered forklifts preferred. Knowledge of various material-handling equipment as asset.
      • Possess a high regard for safety in the workplace.
      • Ability to use computer and scanning equipment.
      • Ability to read and understand job aids and other instructional material printed in English preferred.
      • Ability to lift/move product weighing up to 50 pounds unassisted and up to 100 pounds with assistance.
      • Ability to work within team environment required.
      • Ability to help drive culture change through support of our Core Values: Find a Better Way, Do the Right Thing and Be the Best.
      • Support a Fun Positive work culture to create a great place to work!

Keywords: Comfort Research, Murfreesboro , Forklift Operator - 2nd Shift, Other , Lewisburg, Tennessee

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