Material Handler / Forklift

Chicopee, MA | Temp To Hire

Post Date: 07/28/2017 Job ID: 10569 Job Function: Materials Handler

Job Description

Job Title:              Material Handler / Forklift Operator

Department:         Shipping and Receiving

Location: Chicopee

Reports To: Production Manager


The primary responsibility is to safely move large heavy material around the shop floor and building crates.   Additionally the Material Handler / Forklift Operator role will be responsible for operating the floor cleaner machinery and general housekeeping duties throughout the manufacturing area.  

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following (other duties may be assigned):

Receive parts, raw material, and miscellaneous purchase order items and verify accuracy.

Move very large heavy freight, stock and other materials to and from storage or production areas via forklift truck, hand truck and or other equipment.

Must always pay attention to surrounding environment where other associates are walking and standing.

Operator must inspect forklift truck daily and complete a daily inspection report of forklift maintenance. Any problems must be reported immediately to ensure safe & proper operation.

Build wooden crates/skidding for shipping.

Operate floor cleaner machinery.

Perform general housekeeping duties.

Assist in other areas as required.

Adhere to all safety and manufacturing policies and procedures with a proactive attitude.


High School Diploma (or equivalent), and a minimum of two (2) years related experience and/or training.

Alysia Gregoire

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