Forklift Operator Material Handler up to $22.00


Manufacturing and Production

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Maple Grove

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Salary Range


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Branch Information

Minneapolis, MN - Metro - (USA) 3600 Minnesota Drive Suite 850 MN Edina , MN 55435



Job Description

Forklift Operator

Location: Maple Grove, MN

Day Shift: 7am-7pm Sun-Tue and every other Wed OR Thu-Sat and every other Wed

Night Shift: 7pm-7am, Wed-Sun rotating with Wed-Thu

Pay: $20.00-$22.75


Job Summary: Under the supervision of the Warehouse Lead, this position is responsible to load & unload all trailers of raw materials & finished goods, prepare proper paperwork for shipping or receiving, supply presses with materials & account for inventoried materials. Additionally, this role will keep warehouse in order; maintain aisles & exits clear of all material.

Essential Job Duties:

*Operate all equipment in department i.e. forklifts, sit-down, and clamp. Change forklift batteries when required.

*Operate all vehicles in a safe manner, keeping employee safety of utmost importance at all times.

*Assist with cycle counting and bin verification.

*Keep the warehouse orderly and clean at all times. Maintain aisles & exits that are clear of materials.

*Complete UPS shipment documentation.

*Stage shipment to go out including using SAP to enter staged information.

*Complete assigned tasks for the Master Sanitation schedule.

*Verify the visitor's log book is filled out completely.

*Act as a mentor to upskill and train new and developing employees.

*Move pallets of material, finished roll stock, and metal drums of ink as frequently as needed for production. Moving of materials is done manually with the assistance of a forklift and/or with non-powered material handling equipment.

*Supply presses and the slitter with raw materials such as film, ink, glue; and fill out a material request form in the conversion process.

*Supply doctor machine with rewind roll stock as needed.

*Remove finished, rewind, and scrap material from all machines.

*Stock the production supply rack.

*Supply production machines with packaging materials such as cores, pallets, cardboard, etc.

*Remove and set up the bailed recycled material.

*Supply presses with rolls of paper.

*Unload incoming materials from trailers & LTLs.

*Verify that all materials received match vendor's bill of lading and process the necessary paperwork.

*Pull glue samples from tanker for testing and pump the glue from the tanker.

*Load finished product on trailers and prepare the paperwork required for shipping.

*Receive and inventory packages from small truck carriers.

*Perform other duties as assigned.

Background and Skills

*High School Diploma or GED required

*Ability to operate forklift equipment - minimum of 1 year experience in a manufacturing environment.

*Ability to work 12 hour shifts, including weekends

*Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

*Ability to perform basic math functions

*Ability to perform computer navigation (SAP, Microsoft Office)

*Teamwork is required