Forklift Operator - 1st Shift

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Located in Holbrook, MA

Salary: 17.00

Operates forklift as directed and without supervision while adhering to all rules and regulations mandated by safety policies and procedures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

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Position forks, lifting platform, or another lifting device under, over, or around loaded pallets, skids, boxes, products, or materials
Hook tow trucks to trailer hitch, and transport load to designated area
Unload and stack material by raising and lowering lifting device
Inventory materials on work floor and supply workers with materials as needed
Perform routine maintenance to include recharging batteries, lubricating, fueling, and cleaning
Weigh materials or products and record weight on tags, labels, or production schedules
Make sure all housekeeping is maintained in a clear and orderly fashion in assigned area
Other duties and responsibilities related to the nature of the job may be assigned on a temporary or permanent basis as needed

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the job.

Requirements / Education / Experience

High school diploma/equivalent; a minimum of two years of related experience in trades specific to job requirements; or equivalent combination of education and experience
Must be able to pass an internal certification program
Ability to move levers, shift gears, depress pedals and maneuver steering wheel to operator equipment
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instruction, and procedure manuals
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
Ability to stay organized
Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization
Ability to be a self-starter and work independently
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide, in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
Have the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations
Maintain a high level of accuracy in all aspects of work assignments
Must be able to work a flexible schedule
Physical Requirements
While performing the duties of this job the employee will be required to frequently stand on their feet for extended periods of time
Must have the ability to lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.
Withstand repetitive motion of the hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder

***Shift is Monday-Saturday 6am-2pm, pay is $16-$18 DOE, temp to perm.

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