Forklift Operator

  • Location
    Kent, Washington
  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire
  • Salary
  • Category
    Warehouse - Forklift Driver

Safely operate industrial material handling equipment in a manufacturing, warehouse and/or distribution center location.


Skills and Competencies:

  • Attention to detail, team player and problem solving skills.
  • Knowledge of production processes, quality control and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Ability to read and write English; ability to read and understand written work instructions.
  • Good memorization skills.
  • Accuracy of work is critical as this role is often the last touch point before products are shipped directly to the customer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.


Major Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Safely unload/load and transfer pallets within a manufacturing and or warehouse.
  • Transport materials between loading, processing and storage areas.
  • Move levers and controls that operate lifting devices, such as forklifts and hoists, to load, unload, transport and stack material.
  • Manually or mechanically load and unload materials from pallets, skids and boxes and secure materials or products for transport to designated areas.
  • Maintain system transactions and paperwork that validate the processing and disposition of material through the company warehouse management system.
  • Complete records, logs, manifests, time sheets and other pertinent documentation to support the job function.
  • Maintain a safe work environment and good housekeeping by following established safety procedures. Maintain required quality and production levels.
  • Refer issues and problems to the lead or manager for the area as necessary.

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