Forklift Operator - Order Picker/Standup Forklift

Purpose:  Safely operate any assigned powered industrial trucks (PIT) such as powered pallet jack as well as other powered equipment to move product around the distribution center. Accurately process orders in and out of the distribution center.


Key Responsibilities:  

  • Utilize powered equipment, pick and put away product efficiently and accurately, as assigned by supervisor
  • Utilize computerized warehouse management systems (WMS) and radio frequency (RF) scanners to process all barcoded products
  • Identify and communicate inventory exceptions to the leadership team
  • Follow all standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • Accurately record production by task and complete any necessary paperwork
  • Flexibility to train and work in multiple areas
  • Understand and apply health and safety guidelines/procedures
  • Work safely and maintain a clean work environment
  • Identify, report, and follow up on any property damage or safety concerns
  • Participate in Lean Six Sigma activities
  • Other duties as assigned


Key Relationships: 

  • Other internal departments


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to attain an adidas certification to safely operate any assigned powered equipment, including but not limited to: powered pallet jack and etc.
  • Basic math skills
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and written in English
  • Regularly required to talk or hear; sit, stand or walk; use fingers, hands, arms and feet to feel, handle, grip, grasp, lift, operate, push and pull for up to twelve (12) hours/day
  • Ability to work in a warehouse environment with varying temperatures
  • Ability to reliably attend work/scheduled hours
  • Occasionally required to sit; bending, twisting, climb or balance; lift and carry items such as boxes weighing up to fifty (50) pounds; and stoop, kneel, or crouch
  • Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications: 
  • High School diploma or GED equivalent required
  • Minimum of six (6) months previous experience operating forklifts
  • Ability to work overtime and weekends as required

adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Title:  Forklift Operator - Order Picker/Standup Forklift

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Spartanburg
TEAM:  Supply Chain Management
State:  SC
Country/Region:  US
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  239748