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Forklift - Operations Support

Comstock Park, MI 49321

Posted: 07/11/2024 Employment Type┼ĺ: Contract Industry: Warehouse Job Number: TP741908311

Job Description

Forklift - Operations Support 

Our client has seven large distribution centers throughout the upper Midwest and Southeast that sell lumber and building materials to independent retail dealers, national pro-dealer chains, mass merchants and one-step-distributors. In terms of product mix, we specialize on just about any building material that makes up the structural frame and/or exterior envelope of a residential or commercial building. Put your forklift skills to the test. Many advancement opportunities and become a part of a family like team. 

Location: Comstock Park

Wage: $16 to $18.50/hr Depending on experience

Shift: First shift 7am - 5pm Monday - Friday

Position Status: Seasonal with opportunity to be hired as full time and trained as a material handler. 

POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for completing tasks to help drive efficiency for the material handlers and the operation. MUST HAVE 2+ YEARS OF FORKLIFT EXPEREINCE 

  • Follow and support the safety and well-being of all persons in the operation including employees, customers and vendors. 
  • Banding, wrapping, and labeling orders. 
  • Cleaning up shipping and materials and overall housekeeping of the warehouse. 
  • Assisting or completing special projects for the operations and sales. 
  • Ongoing training in forklift operation, order pulling and tuck loading. 
  • Attention to detail, with better-than-average accuracy in quality of the work. 
  • Follow daily operations schedule, with an ability to adjust to customer needs. 
  • Help to continually organize both warehouses and yard work areas. 
  • Utilize hand tools and power tools used to secure and prepare orders of building materials. 
  • Read paperwork work orders, yard pick tickets and other details specifically detailed for customer orders. 
  • Sort, move and organize product departmentally while operating and using a variety of material handling equipment, mainly forklifts. 

EXPERIENCE / EDUCATION / KNOWLEDGE: (Listed below are certificates or licenses required; and/or any additional knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this position).
  • At least 2 years or more of forklift experience 
  • Patient work style interested in consistency dealing with repetitive routines.
  • Follow safety expectations set by company safety policies. 
  • Able to lift 20-50 pounds throughout the workday. 
  • Cooperative & agreeable listener who gets along with others and enjoys being helpful. 
  • Ability to work independently while supporting exceptional teamwork of a larger work group. 
  • Flexibility to work overtime hours as needed. 
  • Experience operating material handling equipment such as a counter-balance forklift. 
  • Ability to solve problems, persevere when challenged by excessing workload demands, outside working conditions, and working independently.

Why work for Qualified Staffing?
 1. We offer a fantastic benefits package to all of our employees. This includes healthcare, vacation/holiday
 pay, and 401K! In fact, these are the same benefits that we offer our Corporate employees!
 2. Applying for one job with Qualified Staffing is like applying for hundreds of jobs all at once!
 3. We respond to every job applicant within 24 – 48 hours.
 4. We only work with the best client companies 

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