Shipping Fork-Lift Operator

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Job Description

AUTOKINITON , formerly L&W Group, is excited to announce an opening for a Fort Lift Operators in Holland, Michigan! As a busy manufacturing supplier that produces car parts for major automotive customers around the world, we need you to apply.


Drives propane or electric powered industrial truck equipped with lifting devices such as forklift, boom, scoop, lift beam and swivel hook, fork grapple, clamps, elevating platform, or trailer hitch, to push, pull, lift, stack, tier, or move products, equipment, or materials by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

*Change LP gas or electric battery when needed.

*Moves levers and presses pedals to drive truck and control movement of lifting apparatus.

*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 device.

*Inventories materials on work floor, and supply workers with materials as needed and notifies Supervisor of shortages.

*Weighs materials or products and records weight on tags, labels, or production schedules as needed or directed.

*Loads or unloads materials onto or off of pallets, skids, or lifting device.

*Ensures all containers are properly identified and are placed in designated areas.

*Ensures all containers have a supervisor sign off, and a pull system card.

*Ensures all containers are locked and the load is secure before moving.

*Transports baskets to and from designated areas.

*Maintain safety precautions throughout shop floor.

*Maintain finished goods area and keep parts in FIFO.

*Monitors inventory of baskets for production and notifies Supervisor of shortages.

*Informs supervisor of any WIP shortages or concerns.

*Keeps back pad orderly and clean.

*Keep lines running by supporting them with empty racks/containers and moving parts to and from presses.

*Assist production on machinery when necessary.

*Maintains areas in keeping them organized and clean daily.

TS 16949/ISO 14001

All associates are required to conform TS 16949 and ISO 14001 standards and procedures.


QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


High School Diploma or G.E.D. Equivalency is required.


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.


*Must be able to obtain a Hilo license.

*Must have a Valid Michigan Drivers license.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The associate frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The associate is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The associate must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

It may be required to travel to production areas where hearing, vision, and foot protection is required.

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