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Forklift Operator

Kelly Services
Portland, OR 97240
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**Payrate:** $18 - $21/hr

**Schedule:** M-F, 8 to 4:30 pm with OT likely needed. Possible work required on Saturdays.

**1 Month Assignment** TTH for the right candidate

**Summary:** Verify and maintain records on incoming and outgoing shipments. Prepare items for shipment. Duties include assembling, addressing, stamping, and shipping product or material; receiving, unpacking, verifying, and recording incoming product or material; and arranging for the transportation of products.

**Essential Duties and Responsibilities:**

+ Follow all processes and procedures associated Safety Program and advise management of any deviations from this program

+ Examine shipment contents and compare with records such as manifests, invoices, and orders to verify accuracy

+ Record shipment data, such as weights, charges, space availability, damages, or discrepancies for reporting, accounting, or record keeping purposes

+ Prepare documents such as work orders, bills of lading, and shipping orders to route materials; print less-than-truckload (LTL) documents

+ Bill LTL and truckload shipments

+ Confer or correspond with establishment representatives to rectify problems such as damages, shortages, or non-conformance to specifications; file claims as needed

+ Pack, seal, label, and affix postage to prepare materials for shipping, using hand tools, power tools, or postage meter

+ Contact carrier representatives to make arrangements or to issue instructions for shipping and delivery of materials; assist in finding lost or misplaced freight

+ Deliver or route materials to departments using forklift, hand truck, conveyor, or sorting bins

+ Requisition and store shipping materials and supplies to maintain inventory of stock

+ Determine shipping methods, routes, and rates for materials to be shipped

+ Compute amounts such as space available and shipping, storing, or demurrage charges using computer or price list

+ Fill out and file paperwork associated with international orders

+ Assist sales department with any special customer requests


+ High school diploma is required

+ One to three years of related experience required

+ Experience working in a computer-based ERP and data entry preferred


+ Knowledge required to perform this job successfully includes but is not limited to clerical, production and processing, and customer service

+ Skills required to perform this job successfully include but are not limited to speaking, active listening, critical thinking, reading comprehension, coordination, and judgment and decision making

+ Abilities required to perform this job successfully include but are not limited to near vision, problem sensitivity, oral expression, information ordering, oral comprehension, deductive reasoning, perceptual speed, speech clarity, inductive reasoning, and manual dexterity

+ Work activities associated with this position include obtaining information; interacting with computers; communicating with supervisors and peers; processing information; identifying objects, actions, and events; handling and moving objects; monitoring processes, materials, and surroundings; organizing, planning, and prioritizing work; and documenting and recording information

+ Physical requirements include moderate lifting/carrying of 20-50 lbs; overhead or above-shoulder reaching; occasional bending at the waist; pushing/pulling a maximum of 30 lbs un-wheeled; twisting torso at the waist; use of fingers and hands including grasping, flexing and extending, performing repetitive work, exerting medium force, wearing gloves, using tools, and writing; maximum standing of 1 hour per day; maximum sitting of 5 hours per day; maximum walking of 2 hours per day; kneeling, squatting, climbing using arms and legs, moving neck back and forth, and turning right/left; ability to work in a wide temperature range; ability to work in high humidity; ability to work inside/outside; ability to work with solvents or chemicals such as casting coating and fuels; ability to work around moving machinery; ability to operate a forklift, hand truck, or other moving vehicles

+ Must be able to qualify for and maintain forklift certification

+ Must wear common protective or safety equipment such as safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hearing protection, and hard hat

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

Youre looking to keep your career moving onward and upward, and were here to help you do just that. Our financial staffing experts will connect you with premier companies for opportunities where you can learn, grow, and thrive. Jobs that fit your skills and experience, and most importantly, fit right on your path of where you want to go in in your career. It all adds up.

**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.


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Posted: 2021-01-11 Expires: 2021-02-11

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