10 days old

Fork Lift Operator

Kelly Services
Romulus, MI 48174
**Type:** Direct Hire (no contract period!)

**Customer Job Title:** Material Handler-Forklift Operator

**Shift:** 2nd (Monday-Friday 5pm-1am / may have a couple of hours of OT each day as well)

**Job Description:** Looking for forklift operators who are computer literate.

**Pay rates:** $17-$18 with experience. (entry level $15-$16/hour) Having LTL experience may warrant a higher pay rate.


Looking for reliable, dedicated people.

**Great Benefits** - Full Medical, profit share, incentive pay for attendance and performance, 401kmatching program, 5-6 hrs PTO every 4 weeks first year.

Big Ass Fans, Ice Machines, Breakrooms

Written forklift test as well as on Toyoto sit-down propane 5000lb lifts - 90% of shift will be on the forklift.


The Material Handler loads, unloads, and moves materials within or near center, cross dock, trailers, yard, or work site by performing the following duties.

**ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES** (Other duties may be assigned)

Reads work order or follows oral instructions to ascertain materials or containers to be moved.

Receives items for shipment, inspects visually for identity, quantity, and condition. Checks for obvious damage and segregates items requiring special handling.

Opens containers as directed by work instructions or supervisor.

Loads and unloads materials onto or from pallets, trays, racks and shelves by hand or with forklift or other handling equipment.

Loads materials into carrier vehicles and installs strapping, bracing or logistic bars padding to prevent shifting or damage in transit.

Completes receiving and shipping documents accurately and completely per company specifications with the scan gun.

Counts, weights, and records number of units of materials moved or handled in PII System.

Ensures proper identification. Identifies all shipments by proper marking and labeling, including special handling instructions.

Coordinates transportation requirements. Coordinates any special handling problems. Gathers data for preparing reports.

Warehouses and stores inbound and outbound cargo awaiting processing and/or onward movement. Stacks or assembles materials into bundles and bands bundles together as direct per work instructions.

Lifts heavy objects by hand or with power hoist, and cleans work area, machines, and equipment. Conducts safety and equipment checks daily.

Operates machinery such as banding, taping, and sealing.

Follows all safety procedures. Actively works to improve individual and center safety record.

Actively works for continuous quality improvement.

Identifies and implements continual improvement initiatives to enhance the performance of the position, team, and company.

Places ASC Track and Customs required labels as required.

Checks receipt of cargo for obvious OS&D

Checks cargo counts, weights, and dimensions and records same in PTI system.

Documents pieces, weight, receiving date, LTL or TL carrier, tracking number(s) and account name.

Segregate, place and prepare material into a shipping area in order to load merchandise into a trailer.

Meet with 5S program (clean all the areas 10 minutes before end of each shift)

Prepares orders for Avon using the Avon system

Prepares containers according to the required case packs.

Able to identify and place material in staging areas for different accounts.

Assist in labeling of freight for all accounts


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactory. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


High School diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.


Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10s and 100s. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance.


Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variable in standardized situations.


Able to use scanning equipment.


Forklift certification.


Ability to read and write English is required. _Bilingual English/Spanish is desired._


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions for this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance and talk. The employee must be able to use both feet and legs when operating a forklift as well as both hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception. Employees must be able to hear in order to perform their essential job functions. Specific hearing abilities required by this job include the ability to hear other forklifts, individuals that may be nearby, and the common noises of the environment around them at all times.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to extreme outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

As a worker today, its up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find whats next is what were all about. We know whats going on in the evolving world of workjust ask the 440,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2020-10-16 Expires: 2020-11-16

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Fork Lift Operator

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