Mendocino Forest Products Company, LLC

Forklift Loader -Shipping

Job Locations US-CA-Scotia
Job ID 2024-3389


Forklift Loader Needed!

Hourly Rate : $27.65


The Mendocino Family of Companies (Mendocino Forest Products Company, Mendocino Redwood Company, Humboldt Redwood Company, Humboldt Sawmill Company,  and Allweather Wood), is a leading manufacturer and distributor of environmentally certified redwood, Douglas-fir, and preservative treated lumber products throughout California and the Western U.S. Our culture is based in environmental stewardship and community support. The company maintains Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC® C013133) certification for its forestlands, manufacturing, and distribution operations.Humboldt Redwood Company, LLC (HRC) was formed in July 2008 through the reorganization of the former Pacific Lumber Company and related entities. Humboldt Redwood consists of forestry as well as lumber manufacturing and distribution operations.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The key areas of focus for this position are as follows;   


Operates liquefied gas industrial forklift to load and unload trucks safely and efficiently.  Participates constructively to the movement and warehousing of products to ensure that Business Unit is able to meet customer requirements for superior products in the safest and service-oriented manner available.


  • Operate forklift to load trucks
  • Comply with management directives for equitable loading assignment allocation
  • Comply with procedures for stock picking, transport, loading and stock rotation
  • Load truck in a style that provides for maximum logistical efficiency, and in a manner consistent with government regulatory constraints for volume, weight, center of gravity, load integrity, and transportation safety
  • Maintain stock in designated area ready for loading on trucks
  • Move levers and press pedals to drive truck and control movement of lifting apparatus
  • Position forks under units, pallets, skids, boxes, products, or materials and transports load to designated area
  • Unload and stack material by raising and lowering lifting device
  • Load or unload materials onto or off of pallets, skids, or lifting device
  • Maintain work area in a clean and organized condition


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and 6 months to 1 year  related experience and/or training
  • Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Operate a hand-held calculator and RF Scanner
  • Write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively with customers and employees of organization
  • Competently operate a computer and operating system.
  • Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form

Physical Requirements:

  • While performing the duties of this position the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and communicate
  • Subject to varying weather conditions including rain, snow, ice, wind, heat and cold
  • The employee must be able to get use arms and legs to lift and descend themselves on and off a lift multiple times throughout the day.
  • Regularly use hands and wrists to operator levers and steering wheel as well as use feel and ankles to operate pedals
  • The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus
  • Regular exposure to moving mechanical parts, and vibration and frequent exposure to fumes or airborne particles
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud


  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Quantity - Meets productivity standards; completes work in timely manner; strives to increase productivity; works quickly.
  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions. Participates in monthly safety programs.
  • Adaptability Adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demand; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Teamwork Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.
  • Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Supports organization's goals and values.

Equal Opportunity Employer, Valuing Diversity of our Workforce and Offering a Drug Free Workplace


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