Forklift Operator

Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania
Warehousing & Distribution (Transportation and Material Moving Occupations)
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Working Hours
Various Shifts Available
US$ 14.50 per hour
Ref. Number
Reyes Padilla, Carolina, Spherion
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Job Description

Safely operate any assigned powered industrial trucks such as forklifts, stand up order picker/cherry picker as well as other powered equipment to move product around the distribution center. Accurately process orders in and out of the distribution center.

Utilize powered equipment, pick and put away product efficiently and accurately, as assigned by supervisor.
Utilize computerized warehouse management systems (WMS) and radio frequency (RF) scanners to process all barcoded products
Identify and communicate exceptions to the leadership team
Follow all standard operating procedures (SOPs)
Accurately record production by task and complete any necessary paperwork
Ability to work overtime as needed
Flexibility to train and work in multiple areas
Work safely and maintain a clean work environment
Other duties as assigned

Working hours: Various Shifts Available

Ability to attain certification to safely operate any assigned powered equipment, including but not limited to: order picker, turret truck, reach truck, powered pallet jack and sit down forklifts
Basic math skills
Good communication skills


1-4 years

Regularly required to hear, sit, stand or walk, use fingers, hands, arms and feet to feel, handle, grip, grasp, lift, operate, push and pull for up to ten (10) hours a day
Able to work safely at high levels, upwards of thirty-five (35) feet
Able to work in a warehouse environment with varying temperatures
Able to reliably attend work/scheduled hours
Required to safely operate power industrial equipment as noted above
Occasionally required to sit, bending, twisting, climb or balance, lift and carry items such as boxes weighing up to fifty (50) pounds, and stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl

Must have steady work history and previous experience operating a forklift. This job requires you to be in the air most of the shift. If you are use to being on a sit down forklift this job would not be for you.

If you are interested in working in the new adidas warehouse then apply today!

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