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Forklift Operator

Somerset, New Jersey
ProStaff Workforce Solutions is seeking a Forklift Operator for our client in Somerset, NJ.

Contract to Hire
$19 hourly

Schedule – Monday-Friday - 8 am-4:30pm plus overtime (if needed)
Job Description:
  • Operate Sit-Down Forklift: Safely and efficiently operate a sit-down forklift to move materials within the facility, ensuring proper handling and storage.
  • Loading and Unloading: Load and unload materials from trucks, pallets, racks, and other storage areas with precision to prevent damage to products.
  • Inventory Control: Accurately count and record inventory as materials are moved, ensuring proper documentation of stock levels.
  • Safety Compliance: Adhere to all safety protocols and guidelines to ensure a secure working environment. Conduct pre-operational checks on forklifts and report any issues.
  • Quality Assurance: Ensure that all goods are handled and stored in a manner that preserves their quality and integrity.
  • Communication: Communicate effectively with team members, supervisors, and other departments to coordinate tasks and ensure smooth operations.
  • Equipment Maintenance: Perform routine maintenance on forklifts, such as inspections and battery charging, to ensure equipment is in good working condition.
  • Workspace Maintenance: Keep the warehouse or manufacturing space clean and organized, including removing debris and maintaining clear aisles.
  • Adherence to Policies: Follow company policies, procedures, and guidelines related to safety, quality, and productivity.

  • High diploma, GED or equivalent. 
  • Minimum of 3 years forklift experience. 
  • Valid forklift certification/license is a plus
  • Ability to lift and carry heavy objects, and withstand prolonged periods of sitting and operating the forklift.
  • Strong commitment to safety protocols and guidelines.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy in work.
  • Good verbal communication skills and the ability to work effectively within a team.
  • Dependable and punctual with a strong work ethic.

About ProStaff Workforce Solutions
We are a fast growing and successful agency that treats all its clients and candidates with a personal touch. ProStaff Workforce Solutions is a group of industry experts—many hailing from larger agencies—who know their business well and enjoy working in a more hands-on and flexible environment, with attention to detail. Our mission is to match quality people with quality jobs and quality companies to maximize productivity and profitability. We develop long-term relationships and provide a level of customer service and expertise that instill confidence and trust in our client companies and candidates.

Our Values
• Integrity
• Commitment
• Quality
• Diversity

Benefits for eligible employees
• Direct deposit
• Weekly pay
• Medical benefits
• 401(k) Plan



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