Freight Handler / Forklift Operator II (Part-Time) - Staten Island, NY in Staten Island, NY at CEVA logistics

Date Posted: 5/21/2020

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Job Description

CEVA Logistics provides world-class supply chain solutions for large and medium-size national and multinational companies across the globe. As an industry leader, CEVA offers customers complete supply chain design and implementation in contract logistics and freight management, alone or in combination. Together with CMA CGM, a leading worldwide shipping group and CEVA’s strategic partner, we are able to offer our customers end-to-end logistics solutions. CEVA’s integrated global network has facilities in over 160 countries and approximately 58,000 employees; all dedicated to delivering consistently excellent operations and supply chain solutions. In our North American cluster, CEVA has more than 11,000 associates running all of Freight Management and Contract Logistics operations in the United States, Canada and Mexico.

CEVA offers competitive incentive packages, excellent benefits and an exceptional culture for career building. Start your career with CEVA and build on our Foundations: Unity, Growth and Excellence. At CEVA, we are passionate about our people and our people are passionate about supply chain management.


Freight Handler Forklift Operator II performs various manual operations and operates equipment in a warehouse and logistics process.  Receives, identifies, stores, picks and moves goods and material and operates hand trucks, pallet jacks, forklifts, palletizers and other equipment as required.


Moves product and material using several sources of manual or equipment operation.  Verifies information, prepares orders and completes appropriate documents; typically involves more complex equipment, multiple cells or operations, and advanced or non-standard requirements. 

  • May serve as a lead operator in less complex, smaller teams or standard operations.
  • Operates a forklift when required and is fully trained and operational; may not perform the most complex, heavy or oversized transports.
  • Sorts and places materials or items on racks, shelves, or in bins according to predetermined sequence such as size, type, style, color, product code and related characteristics; tends to be more complex or in multiple cells or operations and fully trained.
  • Operates hand tools to close or opens bales, build or tear down crates, and other containers or material; packaging can be advanced or non-standard.
  • Completes or verifies appropriate forms, documents, labels and other information to ensure the accuracy of inventory, monitor and track material and successful receiving and/or delivery of goods; involves knowledge of several operations or varied goods and services.
  • Identifies potential operational or service concerns, notifies appropriate co-workers and assists with resolving. 
  • Ensures compliance with company policies and procedures and a safe and effective work environment.
  • Assists with training and providing basic work instructions to new hires or transfers.
  • Develops and maintain excellent customer service to internal and external customers at all times, such as working collaboratively, providing timely communications and instruction and assisting with operations as necessary.
  • Receives, stores, and distributes material, tools, equipment, and products within the assigned area.
  • Prepares and assembles orders, picks and counts material, moves and loads materials between operations or trucks; uses labor or manual equipment such as hand truck or pallet jack.
  • Performs various warehouse maintenance tasks, including sweeping floors, cleaning docks, staging, packing, racking and related storage areas, proper storing equipment, basic preventative maintenance and related tasks.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Experience & Skills: 


Required:  High school Diploma or GED required. 


Minimum of six (6) months of warehousing or related logistics experience, or successful completion of a rotation program.


  • Operating hand and power tools, including a hand truck, pallet jack, and related warehouse equipment.
  • Responding promptly and professionally to customer needs, including in a warehouse environment.
  • Reading, comprehending and completing shipping, receiving and related operational documents. 
  • Performing in a team environment. 
  • Performing manual tasks, including those in a warehouse environment.
  • Following safety policies and procedures, including those in a warehouse environment.
  • Basic proficiency in Internet, web-based and job specific software applications.
  • Assisting with providing basic work instructions.
  • Identifying and resolving potential operational concerns.
  • Operating a forklift or the ability to become forklift certified, when required.

LICENSES and certifications:


Forklift Certification typically required in most operations within 3 to 6 months of hire.


Valid state issued driver's license.

Forklift Certification.

CEVA operates in a multicultural, global environment and is a richly diverse organization operating seamlessly as one company. We aim to attract, motivate and retain the best people in our industry, whatever their background.  We share the same passion to deliver world-class solutions to our customers. We have the best supply chain professionals in the industry and develop this talent in an inspiring work environment.

CEVA Logistics is proud to be an equal opportunity work place and an affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other characteristic.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.