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Forklift Drivers

Sterling Heights, MI 48312

Employment Type: Temporary Industry: Industrial Job Number: IF-000319 Branch: Warren, MI

Job Description

Forklift Drivers - Multiple shifts Available -- Sterling Heights

Location: 14 Mile and Mound, Sterling Heights, MI

Available Shifts:

~ 1st (5: 00am-2: 00pm) - production - $17.50/hr
~ 2nd (2: 00pm - 10: 00pm) - production - $17.500/hr + $.75/hr shift premium

Mandatory over-time on Weekends as needed

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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