Information Technology

Employment TYPE



Lithia Springs, Georgia


August 12, 2020


Information Technology





Job# J840

Forklift Driver

About The Opportunity

  • This position will be responsible for receiving, storing, and distributing materials, tools, equipment, and products.
  • It\'s a Weekend shift: 7:00 am to 7:30 pm Sat/Sun

Job Description

    Roles & Responsibilities
  • Drivers: Receive, Ship, Replenish product in various areas within the distribution center.
  • Drivers will operate stand up Reach and Order pickers to put away, pull product from designated staging areas within the distribution center
  • Client is a clean smoke-free work facility.
  • Social distancing is practiced on a daily basis. Workers are asked to use their best judgment in adhering to all safety guidelines
  • Compares identifying information and counts items of incoming and outgoing shipments to verify information against bills of lading, invoices, orders or other records.
  • Conveys materials and items from receiving or production areas to storage or to other designated areas.
  • Sorts and places materials or items on racks, shelves, or in bins according to predetermined sequence such as size, type, style, color, or product code.
  • Fills requisitions, work orders, or requests for materials, tools, or other stock items and distributes items.
  • Assembles customer orders from stock and places orders on pallets or shelves, or conveys orders to packing station or shipping department.
  • Marks materials with identifying information.
  • Opens boxes, creates, and other containers and prepares parcels for shipping.
  • Records amounts of materials or items received or distributed.
  • Maintains inventory records.
  • Operating Forklift (Standup, Reach and Sitdown).
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Required Skills

    Minimum Qualifications
  • CANDIDATE MUST BE - Experienced with both cherry picker and reach truck as the driver will rotate between using multiple forklifts.
  • Drivers hourly KPIs are up to 40 cases per hour depending on which department within the DC the driver is assigned.
  • Drivers must be comfortable working from heights on the cherry picker.
  • Previous standup forklift experience in a production based distribution center work environment
  • Skilled at Reach Truck, Order Picker, Clamp, electric pallet jack
  • Drivers must have be previously certified in forklift operation. The client does not train but does provide an forklift assessment then certifies the candidate to operate forklift equipment.
  • MVR required for all drivers
  • Good computer skills – (drivers navigate computers, toggle between systems, use RF scanner)
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) or equivalent experience
  • Must have a minimum of one year of related experience and/or training
  • Certified Forklift Operator (Certification needs to be current)
  • Basic PC knowledge required
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to write simple correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s.
  • Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.\'
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand.
  • The employee is occasionally required to walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, and talk or hear.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Client provides an Equal Opportunity for -Minority/Female/Disability/Veterans
  • Commitment:
  • Candidates should be able to work up to 12 hours shifts, when scheduled
  • No time missed the first 30 days on assignment
  • Pre-planned time off should be discussed with the recruiter in advance
  • Ability to maintain acceptable attendance while on assignment
  • Work Authorization
  • US Citizen
  • Green Card


6 Months

Please Contact me to discuss the hiring process!

Sumit Gupta

Sr. Executive Recruiter
Contact: (310) 929-8421 Ext: 104

Hi! My name is Sumit Gupta. I treat all my consultants in a manner that they feel comfortable while working with me on any position they are applying for. Although, the motive is to find the best match for my consultants. But I make sure that I suggest them the right job matching their profile and work history by interacting with them in detail and follow-up with them at each and every level of the hiring process.