Automotive Forklift Operator

  1. Dallas,TX
  2. Apr 21, 2017
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Manheim is hiring for a Automotive Forklift Operator job in Dallas,TX

Manheim Dallas
Thursday, May 4th, 2017 • 10AM – 1PM
5333 West Kiest Boulevard
Dallas, Texas 75236


(Hiring Part-Time Auto Drivers and many other positions)

This position is responsible for safely picking up, storing, loading transports and setting non-drivable vehicles for sale with the use of a Front End Loader/Forklift equipped with 15- 17 foot forks. Vehicles are of varying sizes and conditions, with loose or hanging parts; attention to detail and safety is essential in protecting employees and customers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct daily pre-trip safety inspections before beginning work for the day
  • Make minor adjustment and/or request repairs in writing to the mechanic or supervisor
  • Safely load, unload, rearrange, and maneuver Forklift/Loader with 15-17 foot forks throughout the auction lot
  • Read stock numbers on the computer screen and verify the stock number and vehicle information directly from vehicle before loading onto forks
  • Move vehicles to inventory staging, sale stalls, or storage as determined by lot location paperwork or computer screens
  • Move vehicles into garage or other sheltered areas for insurance inspections, vehicle repairs, or as requested by supervisor
  • Load vehicles on transports or fleet trucks for transportation off of the lot
  • Plow snow when required by season and/or location
Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Ability to pass OSHA forklift/heavy equipment certification program with recertification Knowledge every 3 years
  • Valid driver’s license and safe driving record required
  • Experience 1 to 3 years experience preferred operating heavy equipment
  • Effective communication and organization skills required
  • Basic computer skills and the ability to utilize a portable terminal, brick, etc. preferred
  • Commitment to providing excellent customer service essential
  • Regularly required to stand, walk, reach, talk and hear
  • Frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, squat, and climb
  • Ability to spend prolonged periods of time sitting in cab of forklift/loader
  • Vision abilities include close, distance, and color vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus
  • Ability to remain focused and vigilant regarding surroundings and hazards on lot

Work Environment:

  • Regular exposure to outdoor weather conditions including extreme heat and cold
  • Potential to spend up to 50% of shift out of the cab and outdoors
  • Driving and maneuvering forklift/pader in difficult situations with light to heavy crowds and traffic
  • Loading and unloading vehicles in various weather conditions

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About Manheim:

Manheim was established in 1945 as a wholesale vehicle auction operation. Today, with 20,000 employees at 106 operating locations in 14 countries, Manheim is the world’s leading provider of vehicle remarketing services. Manheim has set the industry standard for buying and selling used vehicles at live auctions and online. In 2012, Manheim handled nearly 8 million used vehicles, facilitating transactions representing more than $50 billion in value.

A subsidiary of Atlanta-based Cox Enterprises, Manheim is transforming the wholesale vehicle buying and selling experience through investments in technology and innovative products and services. Manheim brings together qualified sellers and volume buyers of used vehicles that include automotive dealerships, banks, car rental agencies, car manufacturers and government agencies. Manheim offers its customers a reliable and secure market in which to purchase a variety of vehicles and services that no other remarketing provider can match.

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