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Forklift Operator Jobs Available

August 13, 2021

We are currently seeking to fill multiple Forklift Operator positions with our client companies located throughout Indiana and Michigan. When searching our jobs on our website, you may find that Forklift Operator positions may also be titled, Forklift Technician, Warehouse Associate, Machine Operator, Material Handler, Load/Unload, etc. Looking for more skilled work? Some of our Warehouse Operator and Project Coordinator positions will incorporate Forklift Operation as well. Forklift Operator positions can also be offered on 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shifts.


Responsibilities of Forklift Operators depend on the client and their needs, but most Operator positions include unloading merchandise and/or product that is inbound and vice versa, weighing merchandise and/or product and get measurements (DIMS), receiving, unpacking, checking, and verifying merchandise and/or product, to ensure accuracy. Forklift Operators may also be responsible for packing, re-packing, and wrapping product for shipping, consolidating partial pallets into full pallets for location/inventory consolidation, labeling parts as needed during put away, picking or shipping process, and packing, shrink wrapping order for outgoing shipments.

Just like the responsibilities of Forklift Operators, the requirements also vary depending on the client’s needs for a specific employee. For most Forklift Operator positions you must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, wear PPE and adhere to all safety rules. Previous experience in the industry is usually required for most Forklift Operator positions. It’s important that all our Forge Industrial Staffing employees perform their jobs safely while adhering to company safety standards.

The compensation for Forklift Operator positions varies depending on the client, but the benefits offered by Forge are the same for each job and employee. In order to become eligible for insurance, you must work an average of 30 hours per week for a 60-day time frame. Once you meet those requirements you will become eligible for insurance and your coverage will start on the 1st day of the month following your 60th day of employment. Paydays are weekly and you will have the option of getting paid by direct deposit or Rapid paycard, having access to your money that same day.

For more information about our Forklift Operator openings and other job opportunities we have available please visit our website at forgestaff.com

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