Forklift Operator (TEMP)
DuBois Chemicals

Detroit, Michigan

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As a Sit-Down Forklift Operator, you will operate equipment with lifting devices such as a reach truck, sit-down forklift to clamp, elevate platforms, push, pull, lift, stack, tier, or move products or materials.

This position requires frequent interaction with various employees in the company, truck drivers, and the Sit-Down Forklift Operator is responsible for warehousing and handling of customer products. The responsibilities of this position require effective performance regarding safety, productivity, and quality.

07:00am - 03:30pm

Monday - Friday

Overtime is dependent upon business needs.

Attendance and punctuality are critical requirements for this role.


  • Operates forklifts with various attachments and pallet jacks in compliance with safe operating procedures
  • Load and unload trucks
  • Effectively, timely, and respectfully communicate and interact with other employees, supervisors, individuals from other organizations, and customers
  • Skilled capability with demonstrated ability to operate a Reach Truck
  • Proficient with following verbal and written instructions
  • Unloads and receives deliveries of customer products to ensure proper quantities, quality of the product, and proper documentation of the receipt
  • Places product securely in appropriate warehouse locations to ensure that damage or misplacement does not occur
  • Retrieves and loads customer products as directed on shipping documents to ensure proper quantities and item identification
  • Retrieves product for shipment based on assigned lot codes or production dates to ensure effective product rotation
  • Participates in product counting, relocation, and assigned inventory processes
  • Performs warehouse cleaning and equipment maintenance tasks, as assigned
  • Comply with Company policies and procedures to ensure efficient and consistent warehouse operations
  • Ensures the interface with customers and co-workers is being conducted in a manner that is conducive to operational goals
  • Conduct oneself in a professional manner and ensure personal appearance meets the standards necessary to perform the job functions while representing the company
  • Neatly store supplies and empty containers
  • General housekeeping of the plant and surrounding areas
  • Clean and store safety equipment for re-use
  • Report process and/or safety equipment issues to Warehouse Supervisor
  • Perform proper forklift inspections and follow forklift operating guidelines and procedures
  • Comply with all safety requirements within the company
  • Comply with all Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements and safe handling practices as required from Safety Data Sheets (SDS) and company procedures
  • Follow WHMIS, MSDS and all other safety training requirements and procedures
  • Follow all government and regulatory requirements when handling and transporting chemical materials
  • Perform other duties as assigned or needed
  • Regular and sustained attendance

  • 3-Years experience in a manufacturing and/or distribution facility preferred
  • 3-Years experience operating a forklift preferred
  • 2-Years experience with warehouse order selection
  • Experience with warehouse management software
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Dynamics [D365]
  • Must be able to read and write load diagrams, shipping orders, and work instructions
  • Must be able to operate electronic equipment, such as RF scanners or radios as assigned
  • Pass forklift driving exam (pre-offer)
  • Ability to collaborate effectively and efficiently with colleagues
  • Effective communication skills and time management
  • Ability to stand and/or walk for extended periods of time

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

This position works in an enclosed building that is subject to variances in temperatures, extreme heat in summer, and colder temperature in winter. This position frequently lifts, pushes, pulls, or carries up to 50 pounds of product. This position can work various hours.

DuBois provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, service in the military, veteran status, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state, and/or local law and/or regulation.

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