Experienced Forklift Operator

  • location: Tacoma, WA
  • type: Temp to Perm
  • salary: $14 - $15 per hour
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Experienced Forklift Operator

Are you an experienced Forklift operator looking for a new warehouse position? If so, we need you for a new wareshouse facility in the Port of Tacoma. The facility fosters a team environment since good communication skills with fellow employees is critical for safe transport of goods throughout the warehouse.

Responsibilities:
As a forklift operator you will drive a powered industrial truck with a hydraulic mechanism to lift and move heavy goods. In a fast paced manufacturing warehouse you will perform tasks associated with movin goods from one place to another. You might load and unload trucks or be asked to supply production areas with product or remove finished goods to a warehouse storage area. You may also inspect lifts before use.
You will also need to check inventory, execute product couts, weigh or tag product and use a handhled barcode scanner. Other tasks could involve wrapping loads with a shrink wrapper, loading goods onto and off a truck and maintaining a tidy work area.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:
Operating a stand up forklift to manuever through the warehouse to move products - clamp experience a plus.
Using wireless RF scanning equipment to ensure accuracy of inventory.
Adhering to quality standards set forth by the company
Inspecting and performing maintenance of forklifts and other material handling equipment
Identifying safety hazards in the workplace
Concentrating for long periods of time

Qualifications:
High School Diploma or GED preferred
Must have operated a forklift for 6 out of the last 18 months
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and a strong sense of balance
Dexterity, strong hand-eye coordination with attention to detail and accuracy
Attention to safety precautions and common sense
Ability to pass written forklift test, background and drug screen.


Click to apply or call 253-620-5251 to discuss your skills and ability. We look forward to meeting you!

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