Shipping Lift Operator
Broken Arrow, OK
Job Type

POSITION SUMMARY: The Shipping Lift Operator 2 further develops the skills and functions within the shipping department. This role takes on additional responsibilities as they follow departmental policies and procedures work to ensure shipments are loaded properly and accurately. The primary responsibility is to operate a forklift with safety and proficiency to complete the accurate staging of product and to load and unload trucks. This role must be knowledgeable in and follow all procedures needed to ensure the proper safe and efficient operations of their department. Position works under established guidelines and company policies.


• Shows the ability to work in the ERP operating system to pull and print pick tickets, packing slips, bills of lading,

shipping labels, shipment grid, material status and order status

• Safely and effectively operates a forklift in a warehouse environment with small spaces, loads accurately and

efficiently balanced truckloads with minimal supervision

• Demonstrates ability to pick and ship sample orders using the ERP system and FedEx shipping system with

minimal supervision, assists in Samples area as needed

• Collects and organizes pick sheets from the shipping office to use them to pick and stage product based upon

carrier and shipment number, verifies stated product, labels for shipment and scans and loads trucks as directed

by Shipping Lead or Management

• Reports any discrepancies in inventory levels or skids scheduled for shipment to the Shipping Lead or

Management for corrective action

• Safely and efficiently unloads inbound trucks, accurately verifies counts and product for inbound shipments,

verifying shipment to packing slip, noting any discrepancies or damaged items and notifying management,

submits receipts to shipping office for processing, stages and puts away product as required

• Demonstrates ability to check inventory levels in ERP System, accurately assist in counts of assigned materials

and product, assist in all inventory audits including weekly raw material and month end inventories

• Assists in all phases of housekeeping of the facility and maintains neat and orderly work area

• Demonstrates the ability to scan finished goods into warehouse locations and use the proper mapper to locate





• Demonstrated proficiency with previous Shipping Tech level duties including 2 years relevant forklift experience

with success in passing Paragon’s internal certification

• Ability to effectively and accurately train others in previous Shipping Tech level duties

• Safely and effectively operate a forklift in a warehouse and production environment with small spaces
Ability to demonstrate sound judgement while adapting to fast paced environment and rapid changes. Able to

juggle multiple tasks and handle unexpected delays or events while maintaining constant attention to detail

• Able to read and understand shipping documents

• Strong organizational skills combined with good problem-solving skills

• Practice and promote teamwork within our organization

• High level of dependability regarding attendance and punctuality with the ability to be on call as need for

maintenance issues

• Understanding and ability to communicate using the English language in both written and spoken form or

willingness to take ESL classes

• Computer skills with proficiency or ability to become proficient in ERP and carrier systems

• Basic mathematic skills


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:

• Ability to use hands including fingers to hold, touch, see, feel, grip, squeeze, push, pull

• Ability to perform pushing, pulling, forward exertion on a regular basis

• Ability to have overhead extension with arms on a regular basis

• Ability to use enhanced levels of manual dexterity with arms and hands to operate industrial power tools


• Ability to stand and walk continuously on concrete floor for 12-hour shifts

• Ability stand, crouch, stoop, bend, and squat frequently

• Ability to kneel occasionally

• Ability to climb stairs and ladders occasionally

• Ability to twist at the hip and waist area on a regular basis

• Ability to rotate neck to look backwards, up, down and sideways on a regular basis

• Ability to work on elevated platforms

• Ability to climb on uneven surfaces occasionally.

• Ability to regularly lift and or move 45-55 lbs.

• Ability to must occasionally lift and or move up to 60lbs

• Ability to understand and communicate verbally, in person and over paging system

• Ability to meet requirements of and utilize all PPE when required


• High School diploma or equivalent preferred


The environment described here is meant to be representative of those an employee would normally encounter while performing the essential functions of the job.

The physical environment requires the employee to work inside in heat/cold; in a moderately loud environment. Required to use PPE while performing job functions.


Work involves overtime and schedule changes. Requires adherence to deadlines and project completion deadlines