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Randstad Forklift Operator in Des Moines, Iowa

Forklift Operator

job details:

  • location:Des Moines, IA

  • salary:$12 - $13 per hour

  • date posted:Tuesday, June 11, 2019

  • experience:Entry Level

  • job type:Temp to Perm

  • industry:Transportation and Warehousing

  • reference:S_769188

  • questions:stacia.curran@randstadusa.com515-318-6893

job description

Forklift Operator

-Movement of large product and recycled materials with sit down forklift

-Must also be familiar using a cherry picker and stand up forklift.


The Forklift Operator is responsible for the accurate storing, shipping and receiving of product to meet company standards of safety, security and productivity. This is accomplished by ensuring the physical and systemic transfers of product are safely and accurately processed.

Working hours: 10:00 PM - 6:00 AM


--Loading and unloading product

--Moving product to storage areas

--Maneuvering a forklift and/or pallet jack through limited space areas

--Picking orders for shipment

--Operating specific material handling equipment safely and efficiently as required

--Checking or counting products for accuracy and/or damage

--Operating Radio Frequency (RF) Scanners to ensure accurate inventories

--Picking and entering correct data

--Will be required to manually case pick orders using a walkie rider

--Other duties as assigned


High School


Entry Level


One (1) year of experience involved in performing work in a warehouse that requires the use of various warehouse practices

Minimum of 6 months of forklift experience within the past 12 months

Must be capable of repetitive lifting of up to 50 lbs; must be able to stand and walk for extended periods of time; ability to bend, stretch and reach

Ability to read, write, and speak English

Ability to count accurately, do simple math and write legibly

Sense of urgency; flexibility in meeting deadlines

Attention to detail and quality

Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check

-Must have experience on a forklift within the last 6 months.

If interested in hearing more about this opportunity please call Stacia at 515.318.6893

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