Cold Storage Forklift Operator

Indianapolis, Indiana
Warehousing & Distribution
Job Type
Temp to Perm
US$ 15.00 per hour, $15 per hour + none
Ref. Number
Ford, Amber, Spherion
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Job Description

Our client, a cold storage facility located on the south east side of Indianapolis, IN, is looking for hard-working individuals to join the team. The primary responsibility is to unload and load customer product, scans product, and places it correctly in warehouse. There are positions for 1st, 2nd and 3rd shifts available. During peak season, all shifts do require overtime which includes weekends. All PPE equipment will be provided by the client including cold weather gear.

Essential Functions:

- Load and unload freight using equipment in an efficient and safe manner.
- Move product to storage areas with proper equipment.
- Efficiently stack and store the merchandise in the appropriate area.
- Pick orders for shipment and assemble various types of merchandise to be shipped.
- Check or count freight for accuracy and/or damage and infestation.
- Assist in maintaining the security of the warehouse.
- Conduct operations in a manner, which promotes safety.
- Participate in physical inventories, as needed.
- Perform labeling, sorting, wrapping, packing, and repacking.
- Operate equipment safely and efficiently. Equipment to include (but not limited to) stand up forklifts, stand up straddle trucks, walk behinds, pallet jacks, double pallet jacks and radio frequency equipment.
- Report all safety malfunctions on equipment.
- Comply with OSHA standards.
- Must be able to meet production standards.
- Maintain a clean, neat, and orderly work environment.
- Follow attendance policy, show up for work on time and ready to work assigned shift.
- Must be able to meet production standards.
- Charge or charge forklift battery as needed.
- Perform other duties as assigned, may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Working hours: 1st shift: 6a-2p, 2nd shift: 2p-10p, 3rd shift: 10p-6a

- Requires ability to work individually
- Must be able to work varied schedule including weekend and early morning shifts (up to 12 hours per shift - 6 days a week)
- Requires ability to pay close attention to details and meet deadlines, occasionally work overtime, evenings and/or weekends in order to complete work or to attend meetings
- Must be able to relate to other people beyond giving and receiving instructions
- Pallet Jack, high lift, sit down or stand up lift truck

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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