Serta Simmons Receiver/Fork Lift Operator in West Coxsackie, New York

Reports to: Production Supervisor

Other Titles for this Position: Fork Lift Operator, Receiver, Receiving


Loads and unloads trucks, operates a standard forklift and related equipment and tools, and moves materials throughout the plant


Unloads incoming materials from trailers using a forklift or other equipment or tools, checks quantities and item descriptions against purchasing order, and enter orders into the computer

Organizes and/or stocks raw materials in the work area, follow departmental housekeeping requirements, and leaves the work environment and equipment clean at the end of shift

Performs all duties according to established safety and efficiency procedures and maintains workstation in a neat, clean and orderly fashion

Performs daily checks for maintenance and safe operation of the forklift


Minimum 18 years of age

Basic English reading/writing skills

High school graduate or equivalent

Prior experience with fork lift desired

Must stand and walk for a minimum of 8 hours per day or longer in overtime situations as required.

Must be able to lift heavy product or raw materials multiple times per hour (assisted lifts will be used for heavy items)

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties or responsibilities associated with the job. Other job-related duties may be assigned.

An affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer * Drug-Free Working Environment

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Serta Simmons Bedding, LLC

Greene Plant