Forklift Operator

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Location
Edison, New Jersey
Industry
Manufacturing & Production
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Salary
US$ 13.25 - US$ 14.00 per hour, $13.25 - 14.00 per hour + none
Ref. Number
S_24168
Contact
Galda, Lauren, Spherion
Phone
908.725.6600
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Job Description

NOW HIRING! Forklift Operators for all shifts. This role is responsible for the movement of incoming and outgoing products through the facility. We are looking for candidates with a strong commitment to safety standards and knowledge of forklift operations.

1st Shift: 6:00am to 2:30pm ($13.25/hour)
2nd Shift: 2:00 pm to 10:30 pm ($14/hour)

Responsibilities include:
Operating a forklift with proficiency (sit down)
Identifying contaminants (wood, plastic) in baled materials, sorting as necessary.
Ensuring a safe work environment throughout the facility by removing debris from warehouse areas
Assisting team members throughout the facility as needed

Working hours: Multiple Shifts

Skills:
Requirements:
High school diploma or GED
One (1) year of experience or more operating a sit-down forklift to load and unload trailers in a manufacturing or warehouse environment
Willing and able to work any shift, holidays, weekends, and overtime as needed
Willing and able to perform tasks such as lifting, walking, climbing, stooping, standing, pushing and/or pulling for up to 8 hours a day
Willing and able to maintain strict adherence to safety rules and regulations including wearing safety equipment.
Willing and able to work in hot, humid, cold, and noisy industrial environment
Willing and able to lift/ pull up to 50 lbs. (i.e. lifting and moving wooden pallets)
Willing and able to wear the necessary Personal Protection equipment (PPE) (i.e. hard hats, safety glasses, etc.)

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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