Forklift Operator in Sumner, WA at Allegiance Staffing

Date Posted: 4/9/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description



Allegiance staffing is hired by the top warehousing and logistics companies in the Sumner Industrial area. These companies use Allegiance to maintain a higher bar of quality within their distribution teams. If you are looking for a recruiter who will listen to your wants and needs in your next employment opportunity while matching you with some amazing distribution companies and full time positions with lots of growth opportunities, please contact us today.


Who we are looking for:



  • Talent who consistently exceeds the expectations of their supervisors.

  • Current Warehouse Workers who are looking to expand their skill sets and income potential.

  • Workers from different fields who are looking to start a career in logistics and/or distribution.



Currently, we have immediate warehouse associate openings with a large 3PL distribution client located in Sumner, WA. Immediate openings are dependent on distribution load. Ideal candidates will have prior experience working in a warehouse setting and possess the ability to lift approx 40lbs all day without injury.


Duties:



  • Efficiently load and unload freight using appropriate motorized and manual equipment, including pallet jack, forklift (higher pay range available to experienced lift drivers) and by hand in a warehouse environment.

  • Safely climb in and out of trailers.

  • Lift freight and other objects of various shapes, sizes and weights (up to 30 lbs. frequently).

  • Secure freight inside trailers using appropriate tools and supplies (e.g. pallets, straps, rope).

  • Safely walk and stand for extended periods of time on a loading dock that is not climate-controlled and may be slippery.

  • Safely walk, reach (including above your head), bend, climb, push, pull, twist, squat and kneel as necessary to perform the job duties.

  • Adhere to company safety policies.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Prompt, daily attendance at assigned work location.

  • Ability to assembly small motorized vehicles / bicycles.


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Job Requirements



  • At least 18 years of age.

  • Highly motivated individual with attention to detail and strong mechanical ability.

  • Ability to count and perform basic math, with or without a calculator.

  • Basic written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to bend, twist, squat, push/pull freight throughout shift.

  • Ability to follow instructions and complete required training.

  • Ability to work independently and/or as a team member.


Allegiance Staffing is a private Women Owned Business Enterprise and has been in business successfully for over 20 years. We pride ourselves on the highest forms of customer service which has garnered Allegiance with some of the Top Publicly Traded and Top Privately Owned companies in the Pacific NW. Allegiance Staffing is as diverse as its clientele list. We pride ourselves on our client's satisfaction by meeting today's challenging workplace demands. We assist companies with Temporary, Temporary to hire and Direct Placement of office, warehouse and professional positions.


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