Stand-Up Forklift Operator in Apex, NC at Volt

Date Posted: 9/30/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    Apex, NC
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    12 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    9/30/2019
  • Job ID:
    199512
  • Pay Rate
    $13.5/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    919-387-2716

Job Description

Volt Workforce Solutions is looking for Stand-Up Forklift Drivers in the Apex, NC area.

If you have a proven successful stand-up forklift track record, stand-up forklift certification or previous forklift experience, this might be the opportunity you've been looking for. These positions can lead to a full time permanent position with one of the largest global tool companies in the US.

The Forklift candidates we are seeking should have at least 1 year experience, and most recent experience should be within the last 3 months.

Some of the duties may include moving inventory in the warehouse; gathering inventory from the floor and stocking it to shelves. Our client is a high-volume distribution site for tools capable of putting out 11,000 boxes in a single day between two shifts. Expect a fast-paced environment, requiring you to move quickly and efficiently.

1st shift is 6am to 3:30 and 2nd shift is 3:30 to 1am.
A typical schedule is 9-hour a day, 45 hours per week, Monday through Friday. There will also be occasional Saturday overtime.
Pay:  1st Shift - $12.50/hr; 2nd Shift - $13.50/hr
Key Responsibilities 
  • Use an RF scanner to complete transactions within Warehouse Management System (WMS)
  • Operate a forklift or powered pallet jack to pick, move, stack, and stage product and materials
  • Use forklift or powered pallet jack to move pallets to designated areas
  • Continuously lift and move up to 50-lb containers
  • Perform basic mathematical calculations
  • Follow safety regulations
Qualifications
  • High school diploma/GED or equivalent 
  • 1-2 years previous Stand-Up Forklift Experience
  • Ability to repeatedly lift, pull, or push up to 50 lbs. throughout a 9-hour shift
  • Ability to work efficiently and quickly in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Self-motivated and able to hit the ground running
  • Tech Savvy, experience with an RF scanner or other tracking system is a major plus
  • Warehouse experience with production metrics is a major plus
  • Must be able to work overtime; 9 hour shifts and occasional weekends
Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.