Forklift Operator

West Springfield, Massachusetts
Warehousing & Distribution (Transportation and Material Moving Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
11:00 PM - 7:00 AM
US$ 16.00 per hour
Ref. Number
Houle,Brian, Spherion
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Job Description

Forklift Operator will operate powered industrial trucks to load and unload materials and deliveries and move them to and from storage areas, machines and loading docks, into trucks, storage locations or facility. We are seeking night forklift operator from 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. The for night shift paying $16/hr. Must be able to work multiple shifts at different times if asked to cover for vacations, sick time, Sundays and holidays. Must be able to train on first shift. Must have sit down forklift operator experience. These are long term temporary positions. Must have HS diploma or equivalent. Criminal background check and drug screen. Apply online at or Email and call once complete application.

-Forklift Operator will obtain a copy of production schedule/shipping order and transports material/equipment to and from designated areas in the facility
-Loading and unloading goods from vehicles such as trucks or aircraft
-Moving goods packed on pallets or in crates around the storage facility
-Stacking goods in the correct storage bays, following inventory control instructions
-Checking loads are secure
-Stacking empty pallets
-Performing daily equipment checks such as recharging the truck's battery and lubricating equipment
-Removing machine attachments and waste material from machines
-Examining products to verify conformance to quality standards

Working hours: 11:00 PM - 7:00 AM

-Good math, language and reading skills; basic computer skills may be required
-High degree of attention required to prevent injury to others; promote a safe work environment
-Follow instructions for operating equipment and keeping records
-Execute assignments in an accurate, timely and safe manner
-Maintain a clean & safe environment
-May be required to use RF scanner gun
-Forklift Operator certification per OSHA standards
-Cooperative and collaborative attitude towards coworkers and supervisors
-Ability to read basic operating instructions
-Ability to clearly and concisely communicate with others in the facility both verbally and in writing

High School

1-4 years

-High School diploma or equivalent
-Drug Screening
-Criminal Background Check
-Two years of experience with Forklift hi-lo
-Reliable transportation (job is in West Springfield)

Physical Demands and Abilities:

-Regularly sitting on a powered industrial truck
-Frequently lift up to 50 pounds and adjust body position to bend, stoop, stand, walk, turn, pivot, and stand for long periods of time
-Having a good sense of balance
-Having good eye-hand-foot coordination
-Ability to assess weights and judge distances and heights
-Ability to work in varying temperatures, depending upon season

- Call us once you've completed the application
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