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Forklift Operator

Elkhart, IN
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

IMKO Workforce Solutions is currently seeking an experienced Forklift Operator to fill an opening with a lumber milling facility located in Elkhart, IN.

Requirements of the Forklift Operator

  • One year or recent forklift/warehouse experience moving large loads of lumber

  • Ability to proficiently and safely use forklift to transport product, load/unload trucks

  • Ability to understand and follow directions

  • Ability to work independently, at times under pressure

  • Ability to lift up to 75 lbs.

  • Ability to read/comprehend sales order, purchase orders, safety material, etc

  • Detail oriented and organized, basic math skills

  • Safe work record and stable work history

  • Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background and drug test.

Benefits of the Forklift Operator

  • Pay Rate $19.53/HR

  • Promoted from within (room to grow)

  • Pay increase at hire in& the following-

    • Major Medical, Dental, Vision, & Life Insurance

    • Paid Holidays (8)

    • PTO = 7 Days @ 1 yr, 12 Days @ 2 yrs, 17 Days @ 6 yrs, 22 Days @ 15 yrs, 27 Days @ 20 yrs

    • Company Funded Teamster Pension

    • Pay increases @ 3 mo, 6 mo, & 1 Year

Responsibilities of the Forklift Operator

  • 1st Shift: 4:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. M-F (occasional Saturdays)

  • Operate forklift in compliance with forklift training and safety guidelines

  • Load/unload/store building materials from trailers or rail cars while minimizing damage

  • Store and retrieve material (piece pick and/or bulk)

  • Prepare the paperwork required for distribution and shipping of products

  • Performs daily inspection and maintenance of equipment

  • assists in periodic inventory counts as requested

  • Maintains cleanliness and tidiness in working and assigned area



Elkhart, IN


Transportation and Storage

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