Pro Staff is working with a client in the Des Moines and surrounding areas looking for qualified Forklift Operators to join their team! This is a temp to hire opportunity that pays from $13.00 - 16.50/hr based on experience and shift differential. We have 2nd and 3rd shifts available now!
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Primary Duties & Responsibilities for the Forklift Operator position:
-Safely loads, unloads, moves and stacks product using a forklift or other material handling equipment.
-Safely picks, wraps, counts, weighs, inventories or tags products and materials.
-Safely loads outbound freight; receives inbound loads.
-Correctly inspects material handling equipment and performs basic maintenance to ensure safe operations.
-Properly inspects trailers prior to loading or unloading freight.
-Regular and consistent attendance and punctuality are job requirements.
-Assist other employees in the performance of their assigned duties when necessary.
Education and Experience for the Forklift Operator position:
-High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
-6mo - 1 year of experience in warehouse operations preferred.
Required Licenses, Certifications and/or Knowledge:
-Material handling certification required.
-Knowledge of warehouse operations.
-Principles and practices of effective customer service.
-Ability to consistently lift 70 pounds
-Ability to read gauges
-Ability to work and maneuver in tight spaces.
Please apply and contact our office at 515-267-0566 for further details. We look forward to working with you!