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Forklift Drivers

Warren, MI 48091

Employment Type: Temporary Job Number: IF-000725 Branch: Warren, MI

Job Description

Forklift Drivers
Location: Warren, MI

Available Shifts:

2nd (2pm-10pm) - $16.75

Mandatory over-time on Weekends as needed

Pay: $16.50-$16.85/hr (depending on shift)

*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*

Job Summary

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.

Responsibilities:

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
Requirements:

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.
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