1st Shift Forklift Operator-Wright City


Manufacturing and Production

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Wright City

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Branch Information

O'Fallon, MO - (USA) 8644 Mexico Road MO O'Fallon , MO 63366 Phone : 636-240-1142



Job Description

Forklift Operator 1st Shift

Manpower is seeking 1st shift forklift drivers for our client in Wright City

Schedule is from 6:00 am to 4:30 with OT.

Rate varies by experience - $13.00-15.50 per hour


Responsible for the operation of a forklift or other heavy equipment to safely move, locate, relocate, stack, and count merchandise around the facility.

Skills and Competencies:

Ability to drive a forklift-

Ability to lift 50 pounds-

Ability to climb on and off of required equipment-

Ability to sit for long periods-

Ability to communicate effectively-

Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide-

Ability to read and write English and/or be able to follow instructions.

Ability to work in a dusty environment, hot/cold/rainy weather.

Willingness to work mandatory overtime, including weekends and holidays.

Major Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Performs a safety check of the forklift to ensure it is safe to operate.

Checks fluid levels- For oil, water and fuel before operating the lift-

Ensures the packaging lines have empty pallets available and informs the supervisor of the pallet inventory-

Removes palletized bags from the production lines and places them on the stretch-wrapper

Operates the stretch-wrapper and changes the stretch film as required-

Places palletized bags in inventory and ensuring they are located in the proper rows storing them neatly without damaging other inventory-

Actively participates in plant cleanliness by restacking, picking-up trash and debris, and washing their equipment-

Reads the BOLs and places the correct quantity and SKU on the carriers trucks in a safe and efficient manner. Any changes to the BOLs must be communicated to the Dispatcher and or office personnel-

Performs physical inventory counts of finished goods as required-

Meets quality and quantity standards-

Responsible for the safe operation of the forklift and maintaining fluid levels