Forklift Operator- 1st Shift M-F 7AM-3PM

Forklift Operator- 1st Shift M-F 7AM-3PM

Saddle Creek Logistics | Auburndale, FL, 33823, US
Salary Range:$27,000 – $33,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 9 days ago

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Why Work for Saddle Creek?

Saddle Creek Logistics Services succeeds by promoting a diverse, friendly, and respectful teamwork environment. As a vital service provider, we not only make a difference in our community but offer our associates opportunities to enhance their skills, build meaningful careers and end each day with a sense of accomplishment. If you're looking for a family-oriented company that lives by its values and offers competitive pay and benefits, join our team today.

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A forklift operator drives gasoline, liquefied gas, 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/pallets by performing the following duties. This position is responsible for providing high quality service to our customers through safe, efficient, damage free, cost effective and accurate storage and handling.

1st Shift M-F 7 AM - 3 PM


* Load and unloads trailers and railcars and transports load to designated area.
* Check product on inbound / outbound to ensure that items and quantities are correct and that there is no damage
* Use handheld scanners/equipment for warehouse management system compliance
* Assist in cycle counts and physical inventories.
* Recharge batteries, fills fuel tank, or replace gas tank.
* Perform daily maintenance inspections of equipment.
* Follow company procedures and policies to complete tasks in a timely manner.
* Adhere to company safety policy and guidelines to ensure safe working conditions for self and others.
* Work cooperatively with other warehouse associates.
* Participate in keeping the facility maintained in a clean, neat and orderly fashion.
* Additional duties assigned by supervisor.



* A high school diploma or equivalent is preferred.
* Minimum of 1 year experience operating a forklift
* Minimum of 1 year experience working in a warehouse environment preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

* Must maintain productivity and accuracy standards.
* Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form and the ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
* May lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
* Able to work in a non-temperature controlled warehouse (meaning the indoor temperature fluctuates through each season)


* Benefits package including medical, dental, vision and medical reimbursement
* Weekly pay
* Vacation immediately upon hire
* 401(k) match
* Employee assistance and identity theft protection
* Tuition reimbursement
* Company paid life insurance and short term disability
* Personal time after 90 days
* Shift differential for 2nd, 3rd, and weekend shifts

Saddle Creek is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and existing associates and evaluate qualified candidates without regard to race, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, color, religious creed, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex (including pregnancy, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), mental or physical disability, medical condition, military and veteran status or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws, governmental regulations and executive orders. View the EEO is the Law poster here. View the EEO is the Law Supplement here. View the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision here. View the E-Verify Posting here.

Saddle Creek is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability to search and apply for a career opportunity, please send an e-mail to and let us know your contact information and the nature of your request.