Urgent Hiring! Forklift Operator III


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Manpower CORE 100 Manpower Place , WI 53212



Job Description

Education/Experience: High school diploma or GED preferred.


We have a temporary need for a Material Handler that can drive a forklift as needed and also use a manual pallet jack in our Shipping Department to move around pallets of product and help unload, load cargo.

The main function of a forklift/heavy machine operator is to operate industrial trucks or machinery in a warehouse, storage yard, factory, construction site, or similar location.

A typical forklift/heavy machine operator is responsible for the operation of heavy machinery to safely move product load around the facility.

Job Responsibilities:

Inspect product load for accuracy and safely move it around the warehouse or facility to ensure timely and complete delivery.

Move controls to drive vehicles and transport materials between loading, processing and storage areas. Move levers and controls that operate lifting devices, such as forklifts and hoists, to load, unload, transport and stack material.

Manually or mechanically load and unload materials from pallets, skids and boxes and secure materials or products for transport to designated areas.


Verbal communication skills, attention to detail, team player and problem solving skills. Basic knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.

Physical Requirements:

-Must be able to communicate (read, write, speak) English in order to follow instructions and safety guidelines.

-Constant use of arms, hands, wrists, fingers, legs, ankles, feet.

-Constant bending, squatting, sitting, standing. WestRock does not permit any Contract Employee to operate motor vehicles. 1-3 years of experience.