Volt Workforce Solutions Forklift Operator in Des Moines, Iowa

Forklift Operator in Des Moines, IA at Volt

Date Posted: 11/3/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Contingent

  • Location: Des Moines, IA

  • Job Type: Industrial

  • Duration: 48 weeks

  • Date Posted: 11/3/2018

  • Job ID: 79238

  • Contact Name Volt Branch

  • Phone 515/224-6132

Job Description

Forklift Operator

Volt is seeking forklift operators for a client in the Des Moines area.

These individuals must be self-motivated, take personal pride in their work, safety minded and deliver safe, consistent and high quality services at all times.

The Forklift Operator uses stand up reach trucks or sit-down forklifts to move product in a warehouse setting. The candidate will unload and load customer products, scan products, and place it accurately in the warehouse or on trucks.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs all duties and responsibilities with safety in mind at all times.

  • Completes daily forklift maintenance/check sheet.

  • Positions forks transports load to designated area.

  • Unloads and stacks material from racks, trucks or dock.

  • Inventories materials on work floor, and supply workers with materials as needed.

  • Weighs materials and records weight on tags, labels, or production schedules.

  • Loads and/or unloads materials onto or off of pallets, skids, or lifting device.

  • Maintains equipment, clean and in good working condition.

  • Maintains clean work environment.

  • Uses RF Scanners to identify product, check for accuracy and placement.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 18 years or older

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED);

  • Ability to use basic mathematical skills

  • Available to work occasional to frequent overtime

  • Ability to read and take direction in English

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

  • Must be capable of becoming certified to operate equipment

  • Must be willing and able to frequently stand, walk, crawl, climb, push, pull, kneel, bend and reach

Work Environment:

  • Fast paced work environment with, in and around industrial machinery.

  • Cold storage environment.

  • Ability to withstand cold storage temps for extended periods of time (warm gear provided by company).

  • Noise level varies and at times and can be loud.

In order to promote this harmony in the workplace and to obey the laws related to employment, Volt maintains a strong commitment to equal employment opportunity without unlawful regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital or parental status, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status or any other category protected by applicable law.