Are you looking for your next great career opportunity? Have prior forklift/warehouse experience, and want an opportunity where you can work with a great team to grow, develop, and advance? Spherion is partnering with a manufacturing client in the northeast Columbia area in search of a Forklift Operator/Material Handler. This is a fantastic opportunity to get your foot in the door with a great company, receive excellent training, and learn a variety of different job functions. This is a TEMP TO HIRE opportunity that offers competitive pay, stable schedule, great work-life balance, and the opportunity for advancement!Responsibilities:- Operate stand-up and sit-down forklifts as well as other material handling equipment-Ensure product is delivered to required stations and prepares necessary documentation.-Maintain a floor stock location with minimum supervision-Assist in bin location replenishment through the use of scanners-Ensure proper labeling on product-Enter parts receipts and distribute parts for MRO items as necessary-Process shipments/defects to and from production floor-Assist in inventory control-Assist in material handling team with daily duties to meet the requirements of daily production and customer demands-Training and cross training of various job functions and duties, to facilitate smooth transition due to absences or increase in work demand. Responsible for ensuring shipments are packed and available to shipping for guaranteed on time delivery of shipments to production-Bring suggestions for process improvement in written format to the attention of the department supervisor/manager-Contribute to maintaining a workplace free from serious recognized hazards and comply with standards, rules, regulations, and policies regarding safety protocol.-Perform other duties as required to meet company?s needsWorking hours: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PMSkills:- Able to operate standup and sitdown forklift- Attention to detail to ensure items are properly scanned and recorded- Team player with a great attitude- Good computer skillsEducation:High SchoolExperience:1-4 yearsQualifications:- High school diploma or equivalent- Experience using scanners, WMS systems preferred (SAP experience is a big plus!)- Minimum of 1 year of verifiable PIT operational experience in the last 18 months- Minimum of 1 full year experience in Warehousing and forklift operation- Must have the ability to be flexible with changing work hours as customer/company demands change- Preferred - Working knowledge of 5S, Kaizen and lean practices- Must be able to provide legible and understandable written documentation when required Think that you are an ideal match for this position? APPLY and GET HIRED TODAY!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. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.