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Forklift Operator

JMJ Talent Solutions & Staffing - Portage
Hobart, Indiana, United States
January 17, 2019


JMJ Talent Solutions & Staffing is currently searching for experienced Stand-Up Forklift Operators for our client located in Hobart, Indiana!

Company Profile:

Our client is the 13th largest refrigerated warehouse network in the country, with 9 facilities in Michigan and Indiana. This company works with the nation’s leading growers, food companies and retailers in delivering quality to the table.

Employee professionalism and satisfaction is important to our client, who offers a fast-paced work environment with career advancement opportunities. This is a growing company that is looking for dedicated forklift operators to join their team!

Position Overview:

The Forklift Operator is responsible for operating a variety of material handling equipment for the purpose of moving, locating, relocating, stacking, and counting merchandise. The equipment utilized in these functions may include forklifts, slip sheets, and clamps. The Forklift Operator is responsible for the safe and efficient use of these vehicles as well as order selection, stocking, and checking as the need dictates.

Job Duties include:

- Receiving: Unloads inbound shipments safely and moves product to the storage locations. Efficiently stacks and stores the product in the appropriate area(s).

- Order Picking: Pulls and prepares product for shipment, ensuring that the exact number and type of product is loaded and shipped. Makes certain product comes from the proper locations and the lot numbers agree to the picking documents. Also performs picking duties in an efficient manner that meets customer service standards.

- Loading: Efficiently moves product form the staging, storage, or dock areas into rail cars or trailers.

- Inventory: Keeps appropriate records and reports to guarantee that tight inventory control and security are maintained. Assists in physical inventories; ensuring the proper stock rotation by following lot identification.

The Ideal Candidate:

- 1-2 years of recent experience operating a forklift in a warehouse environment

- Working knowledge of general warehouse responsibilities

- Must be able to work in and out of temperatures ranging from current ambient temperature to -20 degrees

- Able to accurately count and neatly pick, re-stack, and palletize customer product as directed to ensure inventory accuracy

- Adhere to and follow strict safety and sanitation rules and guidelines

If interested, please apply to this post or through our website.

About JMJ Talent Solutions & Staffing

Awarded Inavero’s 2018 Best of Staffing® Award

JMJ Talent Solutions has been proudly servicing our clients with integrity and responsiveness. Our staff focuses on the needs of our clients and the proficiencies of our candidates guaranteeing the best placements. We have long-standing relationships with HR professionals in the market we serve. We are proud of our diligent work, our reputation, and our track record. We base this on our commitment to professional partnering, and it shows! Year after year, our business grows primarily through our customer service, satisfied clients, and happy candidates.

JMJ Talent Solutions is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our policy of equal employment opportunity is to recruit, hire, train and promote persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, handicap or any other protected status.

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Portage 219-764-9675

3195 Willowcreek Road Portage, IN 46368

Highland 219-838-5627

2646 Highway Avenue Ste 127 Highland, IN 46322

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4361 Franklin Street Michigan City, IN 46360

La Porte 219-380-5561

119 J Street La Porte, IN 46350