Pro Staff

Forklift Operator

3 days left

Pro Staff
Des Moines, IA
Jun 21, 2019
Jul 21, 2019
Pro Staff
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time
Pro Staff is working with a client in the Des Moines and surrounding areas looking for qualified Forklift Operators to join their team! This is a temp to hire opportunity that pays from $13.00 - 16.50/hr based on experience and shift differential. We have 2nd and 3rd shifts available now! 

Primary Duties & Responsibilities for the Forklift Operator position:

  • Safely loads, unloads, moves and stacks product using a forklift or other material handling equipment.
  • Safely picks, wraps, counts, weighs, inventories or tags products and materials.
  • Safely loads outbound freight; receives inbound loads.
  • Correctly inspects material handling equipment and performs basic maintenance to ensure safe operations.
  • Properly inspects trailers prior to loading or unloading freight. 
  • Regular and consistent attendance and punctuality are job requirements.
  • Assist other employees in the performance of their assigned duties when necessary.
Education and Experience for the Forklift Operator position:

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • 6mo - 1 year of experience in warehouse operations preferred.
Required Licenses, Certifications and/or Knowledge:

  • Material handling certification required.
  • Knowledge of warehouse operations.
  • Principles and practices of effective customer service.
  • Ability to consistently lift 70 pounds
  • Ability to read gauges
  • Ability to work and maneuver in tight spaces.
Please apply and contact our office at 515-267-0566 for further details. We look forward to working with you! 

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