Forklift Operator

Temple, Texas
Industry (Production Occupations)
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Various Shifts Available)
US$ 12.00 - US$ 13.00 per hour
Ref. Number
Daniel,Vanessa, Spherion
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Job Description

Move levers or controls that operate lifting devices, such as forklifts, clamp trucks, lift beams with swivel-hooks, hoists, or elevating platforms, to load, unload, transport, or stack material. Inspect product load for accuracy and safely move it around the warehouse or facility to ensure timely and complete delivery. Manually or mechanically load or unload materials from pallets, skids, platforms, cars, lifting devices, or other transport vehicles. Position lifting devices under, over, or around loaded pallets, skids, or boxes and secure material or products for transport to designated areas. Weigh materials or products and record weight or other production data on tags or labels. Perform routine maintenance on vehicles or auxiliary equipment, such as cleaning, lubricating, recharging batteries, fueling, or replacing liquefied-gas tank. Move controls to drive gasoline- or electric-powered trucks, cars, or tractors and transport materials between loading, processing, and storage areas. Operate or tend automatic stacking, loading, packaging, or cutting machines.

Load and unload good from trailers
Check loads are secure
Stack empty pallets

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Various Shifts Available)

Must be able to safely perform general floor movement of materials while operating the forklift.
Must be able to communicate effectively.
Perform other related duties as assigned.

No Degree Required

0-1 years

2 years forklift operating experience
Basic math, reading comprehension and writing skills
Great communication and customer service skills
Able to complete paperwork, collect data and input/manage inventory
Able to safely and efficiently handle materials and assemble products
Able to perform a repetitive function with speed and accuracy
Able to read work orders and follow instructions
Able to work independently with minimal supervision

Ability to lift up to 50lbs.
Ability to stand for long periods of time.

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