Forklift Operator - Guilderland Center


Located in Guilderland Center, NY

Salary: $13.00/hour


Our client has provided distribution services and elite third-party logistics to fortune 500 companies for over 30 years. They are looking for self-sufficient, driven forklift drivers that want to grow long-term with a successful company that offers GREAT benefits.

What makes this job your dream job?

  • Pay Rate is $13/hr to start 
  • Long-term growth opportunity!
    • Average tenure of employees is over 20 years
  • Raise and company benefits once your hired on*
    • 7 Paid Holidays
    • 6 Paid sick days per year on accrual basis
    • 2 Weeks PTO after 1 year on accrual basis
    • 100 % paid Medical for individuals/families require contribution
    • 401K opportunity with up to 4% match 
  • Lots of appreciation from management
  • Opportunity for driven-individuals with no forklift experience to learn


Required and Preferred Skills

  • Fast learner with great attention to detail and the ability to multi-task
  • Positive attitude and good work ethic
  • Punctuality is a must! This is a long term opportunity
  • Consistent Schedule
    • Day Shift; Monday-Friday, 8 AM-4:30 PM
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Forklift experience preferred, but not required for candidate with the above traits


Attire standards and Equipment to be used

  • Sit-down propane forklift
  • Work boots required, steel toed preferred
  • Safety vest required, can be provided if necessary

Job Duties

  • Unload inbound shipments safely and move product to storage locations
    • May require driving forklift warehouse to warehouse
  • Efficiently stack and store the merchandise in the appropriate areas
  • Ensure quality of inbound and outbound shipments
  • Accurately pull and prepare products for shipment 
  • Efficiently perform picking duties to customer service standards
  • Efficiently move product from staging and/or storage areas into railcars or trailers
  • Load, unload, move, stack, and stage product and materials using a forklift, clamp truck, or other power equipment
  • Use radio frequency equipment as required
  • Maintain facility’s equipment in a neat, clean, and orderly fashion, as required
  • On a daily basis, perform or assist in building, grounds, and equipment maintenance as required
  • Operate all equipment in a safe and efficient manner following prescribed work methods
  • Keep appropriate records/reports to guarantee that tight inventory control and security are maintained 
  • Assist in physical inventories and ensure proper stock rotation
  • Conduct operations in a manner that promotes safety - Comply with OSHA and MSDS Standards

This is a GREAT opportunity for the right person to get into a fantastic company.  

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