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Forklift Operator (Union)

Company: Manufacturers Reserve Supply
Location: Irvington
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

*Forklift Operator (Union) (Shift 10am-6:30pm)*

*Perks of this position: *

* Union position with great benefits, offering medical, prescription, dental and life insurance coverage - employee only medical coverage is free!
* We keep you busy! We offer 40 hours a week minimum
* Great hourly rate
* Overtime which is paid on all hours over 8 in a day
* Newer model forklifts (Toyota)
* Company compensated referral program for new hires
* Friendly team environment

*Forklift Job Description: *

* Pull customer orders and transport to staging area
* Load and unload material to flatbed trailers
* Identify damage, count shortages and other deficiencies in product
* Inspect forklift equipment before and after use and identify any items needing repair
* Comply with all company policies and procedures
* Perform daily maintenance to ensure a clean, safe working environment
* Perform various other duties and special projects as assigned

*Forklift Operator requirements and qualifications: *

* High school diploma
* At least one year experience as forklift operator or similar role
* Attention to detail
* Dependable and on time
* Ability to work some Saturdays during busy season
* Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and stand/sit for long periods of time
* Ability to work well with others and share ideas
* Ability to read and processes simple reasoning skills for orders.
* Good time-management skills
* Great interpersonal and communication skills
* Previous experience in the lumber or building materials industry preferred but will consider all applicants with at least 2 years' experience in forklift operation
* Winter hours 10:00am -6:30pm, Spring/Summer hours: 11:00am- 7:30pm

\*\*Pre-employment requirements: May include an assessment, drug test, background check and reference check at company cost

*PHYSICAL DEMANDS*

* While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, touch and use tools, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, bend, stoop, twist, lift, reach, push, pull, grasp, balance, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk, see, hear and walk during the course of employment
* The employee will regularly sit to operate a forklift
* Must be able to regularly lift/move up to 50 lbs.
* Must have a good sense of balance; good hand-eye coordination; be able to assess weights and judge distances and heights
* Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
* Must be able to work in varying temperatures, depending upon season

*Manufacturers Reserve Supply provided the following inclusive hiring information: *

We are an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $17.00 - $18.00 per hour

Benefits:
* 401(k)
* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Employee discount
* Health insurance
* Paid time off
* Referral program
* Retirement plan
* Vision insurance
Schedule:
* 8 hour shift
* Day shift
* Monday to Friday
* Overtime

Experience:
* Forklift: 1 year (Required)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Manufacturers Reserve Supply, Irvington , Forklift Operator (Union), Other , Irvington, New Jersey

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