Manpower Group Forklift & Warehouse in Mount Vernon, Illinois

We are looking for a qualified and experienced forklift operator to join our Mount Vernon team. As a trained forklift operator, you will be responsible for following all safety procedures and practices to prevent accidents or injury. The ideal candidate will be able to drive and operate the forklift in a variety of conditions and spaces.

The forklift operator will also be responsible for moving large quantities of inventory and keeping track of their placement as well as being responsible for the maintenance of the forklift.

Forklift Operator Duties and Responsibilities

  • Follow all health and safety procedure and regulations as dictated by the organization and the state

  • Operate forklift with care and with awareness to people and environment around machine

  • Ensure forklift is properly stored, fueled, cleaned, and ready to operate

  • Perform maintenance on machine as needed

  • Follow and update inventory activity, lists, records, and log all completed tasks

  • Move inventory and materials across facilities

  • Stack and organize large bulk items

  • Remove inventory from trucks or shipping and delivery to proper location

  • Carry inventory for shipping to proper truck

  • Make note and request any damaged parts or replacements needed

  • Submit inventory records and log at close of day

Forklift Operator Requirements and Qualifications

  • High school degree or equivalent, preferred. (Earn while you Learn Opportunity)

  • Able to pass OSHA 3 Phase instruction on site

  • Able to pass drug test/background check

  • Two (2) years' experience working with forklifts or other related equipment

  • Physically able to stand, sit, move, squat, walk, and climb during the course of the shift

  • Physically able to lift up to 50 pounds or more

  • Able to work night, weekends, and holidays

  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Able to work independently

Get a raise at 30, 60 and 90 days then hire on at $14 and hour based on your performance and attendance. $100 referral bonus. This is it! We will put money in your pocket and help you get a full time job!