Forklift Driver

Shelby Township, MI 48315

Posted: 06/17/2024 Job Number: VD1817453522

Job Description

Forklift Operator
Shelby Twp, MI
Co. is an auto part manufacturer 
Pay rate: $17+/hr, based on experience
Shift Info:   3rd shifts available
3rd Shift: 11pm-7am (15% Shift Premium)
Great benefits including a 100% employer paid stock program in which they contribute 10% of your annual salary!

Company is seeking Production Forklift Operators (Hilo) who will be responsible for ensuring sufficient material flow within the plant by keeping operations stocked with materials and supplies.

  • Keep presses and work cells supplied with containers, parts, material and or components
  • With the production forklift remove the baskets as they are filled with in process material, finished goods and / or scrap
  • Verify material and product has been properly identified with part number and operation number
  • Operate the Production Hilo in a safe and responsible manner
  • Maintain the Production Hilo checklist for the maintenance department
  • Responsible to notify the maintenance supervisor when Hilo is not operating correctly
  • Responsible to empty scrap from containers into the scrap hopper
  • Keep outside storage area organized
  • Ensure parking lot is clean from metal shavings and scrap
  • Remove empty baskets from plant-to-plant truck
  • Keep empty dunnage organized in storage area
  • Serves in the capacity of wastewater handler commensurate with completion of proper environmental training
  • Responsible for fully completing and updating all paperwork on daily basis (Forklift Daily checklist)
  • Additional duties as assigned
  • Adapt and promote lean manufacturing principles
  • Active participant in the Elimination of Waste Team meetings
  • Support the Company’s Goals and Objectives


  • 2 years of hilo experience preferred
  • Must be able to pass the test for a Hilo license
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must know and follow safe operational practices
  • Experience in a fast paced, automotive manufacturing environment
  • Possess working knowledge of IATF16949, ISO 14001, and Q1 compliance criteria
  • Excellent manual dexterity, ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds occasionally
  • Work will require the need to operate Hilo for extended periods of time sitting
  • Work is performed in a manufacturing environment with continuous exposure to noise
  • Must be able to work necessary overtime if required

Benefits/Additional Incentives:
Employee Stock Ownership Plan 
Incentive Bonus 
Medical, Vision, Dental 
Prescription Drug Plan 
Paid Vacation & Holidays 
Short-Term Disability
Tuition Reimbursement 
Health and Wellness Reimbursement 
Employee Recognition 
Discount Programs 

90 day contract to direct hire.


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