Sysco Forklift Driver Day Warehouse in Denver, Colorado

Forklift Driver Day Warehouse

Location Colorado - Denver

Job Code WHS113

# of openings 2

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Replenish slots and store incoming product using forklift and pallet jacks. Performs job in accordance with preferred work methods.


  1. Inspects product being moved for damage, quality, or deterioration of packing.

  2. Places product in proper location maintaining proper rotation and confirm through RF WMS System.

  3. Maintains the neatness and accuracy of assigned aisles.

  4. Inspects materials used in moving products in warehouse and correct or report any faulty equipment; ie pallets, forklifts, pallet jacks, WMS equipment, etc.

  5. Removes any tape or shrink-wrap from pallets before placing in pick slot.

  6. Loading trucks.

  7. Safe operation of forklifts and pallet jacks.

  8. Follow the PWM’s (Preferred Work Methods) for warehouse.


  1. Maintains a safe work area at all times.

  2. Insures that assigned aisles are full and ready for night shipping.

  3. Reports to receiver any discrepancies in information immediately for notation on receiver worksheet.

  4. Keeps work area clean and free of damaged product.

  5. Replenishes slots in uniform manner as directed; using FIFO methodology.

  6. Utilize fall protection equipment when appropriate.

  7. Perform other duties as directed by Supervisor

  8. Properly maintains equipment that is assigned, and or signed for.



  1. High School degree preferred.

  2. 1-year forklift experience and 1 year warehouse experience

  3. Successful completion of in-house forklift and pallet jack training.

  4. Good Communications skills.

  5. Must be able to read and write in English.


  1. MUST – Be able to drive a FORKLIFT AND PALLET JACK.

  2. Ability to select product onto floats and load product into trucks.

  3. Ability to lift/carry up to 50 – 100 pounds continuously.

  4. Amount of each day spent:Standing 45% to 50% Walking 45% to 50% Sitting 0% to 10% Total 100 %

  5. Employee works: Inside 100%

  6. While performing the job, employee is required to:How Often? How Long?A. Twist/Turn Yes x Frequently All shiftB. Stoop/Bend Yes x Frequently All shiftC. Squat Yes x Frequently All shiftD. Kneel Yes x Rarely All shiftE. Crawl Yes x Occasionally All shiftF. Climb Yes x Occasionally All shiftG. Step up/Step down Yes x Frequently All shiftH. Balance Yes x Frequently All shiftI. Walk Above Ground No xJ. Reach Upward Yes x Occasionally All shiftK. Reach Forward Yes x Frequently All shiftL. Wrist Rotation Yes x Frequently All shiftM. Grasping Yes x Continuously All shiftN. Pinching Yes x Occasionally All shiftO. Manipulating Objects Yes x Continually All shiftP. Push/Pull21 – 50 lbs. Yes x Continually All shift


•The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.

•While performing the duties of this job, the associate is occasionally exposed to wet, hot, extreme cold and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts and may be required to work in confined spaces. The associate works non-traditional business hours including evenings, nights, weekends, holidays and on-call. The associate may occasionally be required to travel to other Operating Companies or the Corporate office as business needs dictate (i.e. training, business continuation, etc.). The associate is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places. The associate is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

NOTICE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the environment and level of work being performed by this job. This job description in no way states or implies that the duties and responsibilities listed are the only tasks to be performed by the associate in this job. The associate will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other job related duties requested by his or her supervisor.

Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This job description supersedes prior job descriptions. When duties and responsibilities change and develop, the job description will be reviewed and is subject to changes of business necessity.

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