Warehouse/Forklift Operator - Davenport- 2nd Shift - 2:00 pm to 12:00

Do you have skills and experience in dealing with building material and millwork?

Nation's one of the biggest and oldest distributor Huttigwith a 135 year-old proud history of building America is seeking an experienced Warehouse/Forklift Operator to work in our fast-paced lumber yard in our Davenport, FL branch. We offer:

  • competitive salary with annual pay reviews
  • affordable high-quality healthcare
  • company paid Holidays and vacation
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • career advancement opportunities

What are you waiting for? Join the Huttig Team and be a part of building the American Dream.


Warehouse workers receive and coordinate the distribution of materials, tools, equipment, and products. They primarily unload and load shipments, maintain inventory, and a clean, optimally functioning warehouse. The work is structured and repetitive, largely learned through time spent doing the job, and outlined by predetermined schedules and work orders. Depending on branch location and hours of operation, warehouse workers may be asked to work night or swing shifts. Attention to detail, accuracy of work, and commitment to safety are crucial. Over time, warehouse workers should become proficient in a multitude of warehouse functions and can move up to warehouse lead, warehouse supervisor and beyond.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Reads customer order, work order, shipping order, or requisition to determine items to be moved, gathered, or distributed
  • Receives shipments by processing paperwork, checking contents, and moving materials from receiving areas to storage or to other designated areas using a forklift, hand truck, or rolling cart
  • Sorts and places materials or items on racks, shelves, or in bins according to predetermined sequence such as size, type, style, color, or product code
  • Compiles worksheets or tickets for customer specifications
  • Assembles customer orders from stock and places orders on pallets or shelves, or conveys orders to packing station or shipping department
  • Marks materials with identifying information
  • Records amounts of materials or items received or distributed and maintains inventory records
  • Weighs or counts items for distribution within plant to ensure conformance to company standards
  • Uses computer to enter records and compiles worksheets or tickets from customer specifications
  • Positions forks, lifting platform, or other lifting device under, over, or around loaded pallets, skids, boxes, products, or materials or hooks tow trucks to trailer hitch, and transports load to designated area.
  • Loads or unloads materials onto or off of pallets, skids, or lifting device.
  • Responsible for attending all safety training and meetings, being aware of and complying with up-to-date OSHA and company safety policy


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Certification- Must be forklift certified and Warehouse Management System, Warehouse Transfer, Work Order, Reports, Inquiries.
  • Ability to read/write and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and memos.
  • Basic Mathematical Skills and ability to perform these operations using weight measurements, volume and distance.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS'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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee must frequently lift up to 85 pounds and/or occasionally move up to 100 pounds with help. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT'The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and high, precarious places. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and requires safety equipment such as protective eyewear, earplugs and safety shoes etc.

Huttig maintains an alcohol and drug free workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Bilingual candidates, veterans and women are encouraged to apply!