Forklifts needed all 3 shifts

Grand Rapids, MI 49548

Posted: 10/03/2019 Employment Type: Non-exempt (hourly) Job Number: 15815 Pay Rate: 15 -15.50 Branch: Division:
Job Title: Forklift Operator
Shifts Available 6AM, 2 PM, and 10PM
Starting Pay $15.50
Hi-Lo 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 palatalized 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 palatalized 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
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