Lead Fork Lift Operator - Braselton, GA
August 11, 2017

This position reports to the Operations Manager/Assistant Manager and is responsible for directing the activities of 15-25 hourly employees. Position also requires direct involvement with daily operations and future projects to ensure activities support facility goals and objectives.


  • Assist in supporting that the facility KPI’s consistently meet/exceed established       goals, including but not limited to safety, quality, productivity, sanitation and maintenance.
  • Participate in the continual development and improvement of production/warehouse standard operating procedures for the facility.
  • Ensure employees obtain training as related to facility policies and procedures.
  • Ensure work areas are clean and organized.  Maintain a tour ready facility
  • Responsible for the selection and training of personnel required to meet the demands of the facility.
  • Actively supports and participates in the Suggestion Program.
  • Ensure daily communications and shift meetings provide the necessary information for employees to do their jobs consistently at a high level while empowering the warehouse associates to remain engaged in ALL warehouse activities.
  • Has a positive influence on follow employees.
  • Promotes the Hitachi Koki USA, Ltd. culture and actively participates in company functions.
  • Promotes positive customer relationships.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to accomplish each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability necessary. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be fork lift certified
  • Highly detail oriented
  • Well developed organizational skills
  • Self motivated
  • Ability to establish priorities
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to proceed with objectives without supervision
  • Management capability


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent;
  • Minimum two years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills.
  • Basic math proficiency skill-set   
  • Ability to build and maintain positive customer relationships.


  • HKU conforms with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). 
  • Work environment is consistent with normal warehouse conditions
  • Must have the ability to lift at least 40 pounds on a consistent basis 

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