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Forklift Operator

Louisville, KY 40214

Posted: 05/15/2024 Employment Type¬Ć: Contract to Perm Industry: Forklift Job Number: AP9279691020

Job Description

Forklift Operator

Are you an experienced Forklift Operator? Are you looking for work in the Louisville Area? Qualified Staffing is wanting you! 

  • 1st shift
  • Overtime if needed

Pay Rate:
  • $17.00 per hour


Forklift Operators are responsible for all activities associated with safely operating and caring for the forklift including operation, cleanup, and recommendation of improvements. To perform this job successfully, an inpidual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable inpiduals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Operation and care of forklift in a safe manner; must be qualified to properly operate the forklift
  • Assist in training on the operations of forklifts with new hires
  • Regular and predictable attendance
  • Maintain neat, orderly, and safe stacks of stock in storage areas and when loading trailers
  • Assist other forklift operators as necessary
  • Complete necessary paperwork in an accurate and timely manner
  • Turn in maintenance work orders to supervision for needed repairs; be proactive in the maintenance of equipment
  • Stretch wrap units, palletize, and use corner protectors as required
  • Adhere to daily production schedule; make recommendations for optimizing the schedule to meet cost, quality, delivery, and service goals
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures, including safety and maintaining good housekeeping
  • Unload trailers as needed while checking product’s quality and quantity
  • Keep warehouse organized and clean
  • Sweep out and maintain cleanliness of trailers; report any issues to supervisor
  • Use Top Gun program to load/unload trucks, bill loads and keep inventory
  • Make regular cycle counts on stock and actively participate with inventories
  • Ability to work overtime as the job requires
  • Perform machine cleanup daily, weekly, and monthly
  • Additional duties as assigned

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Preferred that employees have prior work experience in corrugated industry or other 2-4 years’ work experience
  • Required to maintain a current Forklift Operator License

Why work for Qualified Staffing?
  • Applying for one job with Qualified Staffing is like applying for hundreds of jobs all at once!
  • 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 we offer our Corporate employees!

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