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Forklift Driver

Company:  Exemplis
Department:  Operations Production (OPPRD)

Buena Park, CA, US, 90620

Position Summary:

Accurately transports and loads products in shipping containers in order to maintain integrity of inventory control, and delivery of product to the appropriate customer location.

Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

  • Verifies quantities and quality of outbound orders to customers and ensures orders are complete and loaded onto the correct shipping container.
  • Uses dollies, forklifts, and other moving equipment to safely transport materials to correct dock location and/or shipping container for loading onto shipping container by loader. 
  • Uses computer and product scanner to record loading of orders onto shipping container to update company inventory database and shipping database.
  • Insures all pathways are kept clear.
  • Assists in other departments as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned to meet business needs.
  • Attendance at work and punctuality is an essential function of this position.
  • Understands and adheres to organizational and department policy and procedures.
  • Conducts himself/herself in a professional manner at all times
  • Maintains job-related confidentiality.
  • Resolves conflicts respectfully and in a timely manner, asks for assistance from appropriate supervisor/HR as needed.
  • Participates actively in department team and all-staff meetings.
  • Communicates respectfully at all times.
  • Operates with a sense of teamwork.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with other employees, supervisors and managers.
  • Maintains safe work environment according to all department procedures, federal and state regulations
  • Wears personal protective equipment as necessary for the job.

Qualifications, Skills and Education

Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Basic math skills
  • Must have a valid California Driver’s License with no DUI’s
  • Must have a clean driving record.
  • Must have valid forklift driver certification.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • High school degree with some formal education desired.
  • Working knowledge of computerized inventory control system and shipping management systems. Working knowledge in MS Word, Excel or similar computer software systems.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with vendors in English
  • Required frequently: standing, walking kneeling, squatting, bending reaching, and work in hot or cold temperatures.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as invoices, orders and department manuals


Working conditions:

  • Requires work in Shipping operation in non-temperature controlled facility
  • May have extended periods of standing / walking
  • This position works in a warehouse setting, with some outdoor exposure during the workday
  • This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines, and standard warehouse equipment such as hand trucks, box cutters and tape dispensers.
  • This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work vary depending on the schedule you are assigned, but generally are Monday through Friday.
  • Overtime and weekend work if required

About Us:

Exemplis is the fastest-growing office furniture and e-commerce company in the industry! We’re an entrepreneurial company offering infinite possibilities. Being a one-stop-shop means our customers can have everything they need to create exactly what they want. Our world-class customer service, fastest shipping, biggest textile program, and award-winning designs have made us the industry leader for over 25 years. Our SitOnIt Seating brand was created to give our customers what they want, how they want it, when they want it. Today, we’re constantly reimagining how space, textile, and design can help everyone—from medical offices to Fortune 500 companies to home offices across North America—get more out of their day.

People are at the core of our business, and on our team, everyone makes an impact. We absolutely owe our success to our incredible group of talented employees who bring equal parts skill, passion, drive – and of course, fun -- to the table each and every day. We have created a workplace that is inclusive and diverse -- where everyone can be their authentic self, and where that authenticity is celebrated. By creating an environment where people from every background can thrive, Exemplis becomes a better and more successful company.

We’re proud to be a company that gives back to the very communities that our team members live and work in. Our giving ethos focuses on three buckets of impact: sustainability, community outreach and transparent operations. From donating lobby seating to medical clinics in low-income neighborhoods—to our yearly giving week and toy drive for Toys for Tots – we believe collaboration, kindness and authenticity are essential to our humanity.

Exemplis is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and our company adheres to the equal employment opportunity guidelines set forth by federal, state and local laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, national or ethnic origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable state or federal civil rights laws that is not related to job requirements.

Nearest Major Market: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Delivery, Driver, Retail

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