Forklift Operators - 2nd shift

  • ID: 528420
  • Posted: 7/8/2024
  • Location: Grand Prairie, TX
  • Category: LI - General Labor
  • Job Type: Temp to Direct
  • Duration: Contract to Di


ACARA SOLUTIONS is looking for Forklift Material Handler 1 2nd shift  for our Client located in Grand Prairie, TX 

Rate: 19.17/hr, Plus 0.60 shift differential on 2nd
2nd shift hours are 4pm - 1230am.

This is a temp-to-perm position at a Union Site with 4 months conversion, firm. Excellent benefits and OT available! There is not currently a vaccine mandate at this facility.
  • Moves freight, stock, or other materials to and from storage or production areas, loading docks, delivery vehicles, or containers, by hand, use of forklifts, or other equipment.
  • Basic computer skills and use of basic mechanical/measuring tools.
  • Must be able to speak, read, write, and comprehend the English language.
  • Must be able to reach, grasp, lift 50 lbs, and push/pull/slide heavy material
  • Must be able to make coordinated movements of the hands and arms to grasp and move objects.
  • Must be able to stoop, bend, squat, crawl, and climb
  • Reads transfer orders or receives instructions to determine work assignments and material needs.
  • Examines contents received or ready for shipment and compares them against documents for accuracy.
  • Loads, unloads, and stacks materials and products with or without the use of lifting devices (e.g. forklifts, cranes, jacks, etc.).
  • Moves products, materials, and parts between loading, processing, storage and shipping areas.
  • Operates material storage equipment, towers, and carousels.
  • Picks/gathers materials and parts according to transfer/production orders.
  • Assembles boxes, crates, or other containers according to product or material dimensions.
  • Packs, seals, and labels, products or materials for shipping.
  • Weighs materials or products on scales or other measuring devices.
  • Drives company vehicle to transport parts and materials to and from plant locations.
  • Annotates on documents and enters information on computer system to receive, route, transfer, confirm, track, and ship materials and products (e.g. transfer orders, return to stock, etc.).
  • Prepares and prints pertinent documents (e.g. bills of lading, packing lists, delivery notes, etc.)
  • Attaches identifying tags to finished products or marks them with identifying information.
  • Communicates with Purchasing department to rectify problems (e.g. damages, shortages, Non-conformance to specifications) dealing with vendors.
  • Performs forklift serviceability checklist and recharges forklift batteries .
  • Performs minor assembly as needed.
  • Cleans and maintains equipment and work area to ensure proper functioning and safe working conditions.
  • Performs other work as directed by Supervision.
  • Job involves typically working indoors and outdoors, being assigned to any of the Different shifts, occasionally lifting heavy materials, wearing common safety equipment (e.g. cut resistant
  • gloves and sleeves, safety shoes, safety glasses, ear plugs, etc.)
  • Being exposed to loud noises and the possibility of bumps, cuts, and scrapes.
  • The following are behaviour"s essential to being successful in this job.
  • Ability to promote and ensure a safe work environment; identifies, communicates, and eliminates hazards encountered during regular course of work.
  • Focused on meeting or exceeding the level of excellence of products, services, and work activities-measured against pre-set standards; able to identify flaws and take corrective action.
  • Willingly assists others by offering guidance, sharing knowledge, teaching skills, or directly performing a task in order to help out. Puts team objectives ahead of personal interests.
  • Willingly accepts organizational changes and responds to changes with appropriate
  • Urgency and actions.
  • Reacts to anger, frustration, and disappointment constructively (i.e. finding humor in situations.
  • Finding solutions to problems, using relaxation techniques
  • Ability to quickly and accurately compare letters, numbers, objects, pictures, or patterns.
  • Ability to quickly and accurately add, subtract, multiply, and divide numbers.
Job Requirements

Required Skills / Qualifications:
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Minimum of 1 year experience as Materials Handler with Forklift experience
Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
  • Forklift certified.
  • Experience with heavy bulk forklift materials (Pallets of Refrigerators, steel beams, cars, etc)
  • Ability to clearly read, speak and write in English for safety purposes
  • Stand up forklift experience highly preferred

Additional Information: Offer is contingent upon successful completion of criminal, education, employment verification, drug test and safety testing. 

Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct, and Aleron's strategic partner, SDI) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.

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