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Fork Lift Driver

Sterling Heights, MI 48314

Employment Type: Temporary Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: IF-000501 Branch: Warren, MI

Job Description

Forklift Drivers

Location: Sterling Heights, MI


production - $16.00/hr (PLUS SHIFT PREMIUM)

Mandatory over-time on Weekends as needed

*You will be working in the yard, production, and shipping. This means you MUST be comfortable working in the heat, cold, rain, snow and must be flexible with your department*

Forklift Operators will be required to use standard diesel of propane powered forklifts or telescopic forklifts primarily assigned to unload materials and supplies necessary for the plant operation; move palletized bagged materials from a conveyor line to the storage yard; load both flatbed and box trucks for shipping using either portable loading ramps or operating off the ground.

* Work safely and responsibly and follow all safety policies and procedures
* Perform daily equipment checks and minor service maintenance
* Moving palletized materials throughout the storage facility
* Installs and re-supplies as necessary rolls of bagging film, rolls of stretch wrap, top sheet, pallets, bottom sheet, labels, and other consumables as needed.
* Follow shipping instructions and load trucks with proper materials to complete orders
* Move & stack pallets in the correct storage areas
* Lift and carry boards between pallets while stacking
* Align pallet stacks vertically and safely
* Ensure bags are not damaged during pallet handling
* Examine bag products to verify conformance to quality standards
* Perform work according to accepted procedures and practices
* Change out propane tanks or fill with diesel fuel depending on the type of forklift
* Keep accurate records of production data
* Communicate all concerns affecting safety, quality, productivity and the work environment to the Supervisor
* Other work as required and assigned

*Responsibilities and Duties*
* Must have forklift experience
* High degree of attention required to prevent injury to self and coworkers; promote a safe workplace
* Must be able to wear steel-toed shoes and safety glasses
* Must be able to speak, comprehend, and read English
* Must be able to work safely in varying temperatures in production/warehouse workplace and outside year round
* Must be able to lift and carry 20-25 pounds regularly
* Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds occasionally

*Qualifications and Skills*

* At least 3 years of forklift experience in manufacturing
* Must have a forklift license
* Must be willing to undergo a background/drug test.

For immediate consideration, apply first then call/text Kim at 586-817-9826. Include your first/last name and the position you are interested in.
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