Material Handler & Forklift Operator in Petaluma, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 3/14/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Petaluma, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    24 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $16.0 - $18.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Title: Material Handler & Forklift Operator

Type: Temporary (possibility of direct hire)

Hours: Monday through Friday from 6am-2:30 pm with possibility for overtime

Position Summary: This position involves the physical movement of material and product throughout the manufacturing process in a safe and efficient manner.  Performs duties utilizing a variety of tools such as forklift, electric pallet jack, etc. 

Education and Experience:

  • High School graduate, college courses or degree preferred or equivalent.
  • 2-5 years of experience in Warehouse/Manufacturing environment.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Uses a forklift to receive, store, and issue material and product according to established procedures.
  • Keeps production work cells supplied with material.
  • Assists with secondary functions of Machine Operators
  • Table packaging as needed, including using the panel saw to cut materials.
  • Maintains a safe and clean warehouse.
  • Adheres to all safety regulations.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to read, write and speak English fluently.
  • Advanced understanding mathematical skills.
  • Proficient in the safe use of various material handling equipment.
  • Must have the ability to become a certified forklift operator.
  • Must demonstrate respect and willingness to collaborate with all team members.
  • Flexible schedule required; position requires occasional weekend shifts, as well as occasional overtime hours.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to routinely lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Extended periods of standing is required; up to 8 hours per day.

Volt Workforce Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer