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Forklift operator

Job Description

Kelly Services is seeking reliable, hard-working Warehouse Associate for one of the nation's largest wholesale distributors of building supply products.


Receives, stores, picks, loads and distributes building product materials inside and outside of the Distribution Center. Also drives propane, or electric powered industrial truck equipped with lifting devices such as forklifts, order pickers, reach trucks or similar equipment to lift, stack, tier, or move products or materials by performing the following duties.

At minimum, the employee can expect to pick up and place on a pallet 40-50 lbs.
Pieces (or cartons) may be picked up from heights ranging from as low as sitting on the ground to shoulder height.
Reads production schedule, customer order, work order, shipping order, or requisition to determine items to be moved, gathered, or distributed.
Transfers materials and items from receiving or production areas to storage or to other designated areas.
Sorts and places materials or items on racks, shelves, or in bins according to predetermined sequence such as size, type, style, color, or product code.
Assembles customer orders from stock and places orders on pallets and transports orders to packing station or shipping department or directly to trucks.
Load and unload Company shipments safely and without damage.
Verify quantity and quality of products received. Document discrepancies promptly.
Restock products as needed.
Pull customer orders promptly and accurately for packaging and shipment.
Maintains organization and cleanliness of the warehouse and yard grounds.
Conduct physical inventory counts.
Complete all paperwork in a clean and legible manner.
Maintain proper care and maintenance of all Company equipment.
Marks materials with identifying information.
Opens pallets, crates, and other containers with proper safety equipment in a safe manner.
Records amounts of materials or items received or distributed.
Weighs or counts items for distribution within plant to ensure conformance to company standards.
Prepares parcels for mailing.
Positions forks, lifting platform, or other lifting device under, over, or around loaded pallets, skids, boxes, products, or materials and transports load to designated area.
Unloads and stacks material by raising and lowering lifting equipment.
Inventories materials on work floor, and supply workers with materials as needed.
Weighs materials or products and records weight on tags, labels, or production schedules.
Loads or unloads materials onto or off of pallets, skids, or lifting device.
Recharges batteries, fills fuel tank, or replaces liquefied gas tank.



High School Diploma or G.E.D education; or up to one month related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Potential for overtime
Seasonal position that has a possibility to go temp to hire based on but not limited to:
Production needs

Why Kelly®?

As a worker today, it’s up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find what’s next is what we’re all about. We know what’s going on in the evolving world of work—just ask the 440,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.

About Kelly®

At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

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