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AquaPhoenix Scientific Warehouse Utility Handler – Forklift Operator in Hanover, Pennsylvania

The Warehouse Utility Handler is responsible for the accurate selection, staging, and consistent flow of components in support of the production life-cycle process to support daily goals and objectives. This is hybrid position that must willingly participate and support all production tasks as required. Must be able to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously while maintaining the highest standards of safety. Requires an analytical mindset to accurately track, account for, and maintain production inventory and supplies. Must be flexible and willing to perform at levels to meet the demands during peak production times.


  • Ability to safely operate and maintain a powered industrial forklift (Narrow Reach/Sit Down/Electric Pallet Jack) to support the pre and post-production process.

  • Accurately and efficiently pick, count, and transport components related to the production process to the designated production/shipping cell area.

  • Arrange and actively participate in setting up production cells as necessary to support daily manufacturing and sales fulfillment requirements. Ensure production areas are fully stocked and have the continuous products needed to fulfill and ship orders.

  • Act as a key support liaison to production team as needed, performing tasks as required to assist in the production life-cycle process.

  • Complete and report on various inventory management functions including the accurate completion of Smart Sheets.

  • Take ownership of the quality and integrity of components and finished goods.

  • Maintain a high degree of attention required to prevent injury to self and others.

  • Complete and record daily and weekly pre/post-shift forklift inspection checklist. Timely report all incidents and need for required maintenance.

  • Able to receive and maintain forklift certification and perform daily required inspections per OSHA and Company standards.

  • Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required by Company and OSHA standards.


  • High School diploma or equivalent; some college or trade courses preferred.

  • Sound math and analytical skills with the ability to make decisions, notice errors and perform basic calculations such as add, subtract, multiple and divide

  • Comprehend English language with the ability to communicate through reading, speaking and writing.

  • Basic computer skills required to input data, print/track orders, and perform numerous tasks related the production and shipping process.

  • High degree of attention required to prevent injury to self and others.

  • Ability to follow instructions for operating equipment and keeping required records.

  • Execute assignments in an accurate, timely and safe manner with the ability to perform a task through to completion

  • Maintain a clean & safe environment working environment.

  • Participate and pass all Company forklift training per OSHA mandate once every year.

AquaPhoenix Scientific, located in Hanover, PA is an industry leader in water testing kits and reagent manufacturing, as well as a distributor of thousands of testing products and supplies for a multitude of industries including industrial waste water treatment, cleaning and sanitation, oil and gas, environmental, water conditioning and education.

If you’re looking for a great work environment, excellent training to ensure your success, competitive pay and exceptional benefits that include health, dental, 401(k), and paid time off, consider a career with AquaPhoenix. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that embraces diverse skills, perspectives and ideas that help our business grow. For more information or to apply, please visit