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Forklift Operator- 2nd Shift

Job Details

Milsco Thomson - Thomson, GA


Purpose: To provide the basic duties of the Forklift Operator position at Milsco by operating in a safe, productive, and efficient manner.

Work Schedule: Monday – Friday from 3 p.m. – 11 a.m.

Payrate: Reg - $15.25 + .75 Shift Diff ($16/hr)

Work schedule is subject to change according to the needs of the company and/or department.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Transport raw, finished, and in-process parts as required.
  • Service the material handling requirements of production areas as assigned through observed needs and communications with shop employees and management.
  • Load and un-load trucks.
  • Verify, scan, label, shrink wrap, report product as required.
  • Maintain/exchange batteries for handling equipment.
  • Organize/stock/maintain shelves, bins, racks as needed.
  • Inform supervisors/lead people of inventory status.
  • Transport drums as required.
  • Assistance in the change-over of heavy tooling (e.g., molds) as requested.
  • Perform Safety and Preventative Maintenance on vehicles as required.
  • Properly dispose of scrap/off-all/by-products/residues etc. as necessary.
  • Employee must become certified (licensed) on appropriate vehicle/s.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Primary Tools and Equipment:

  • Man lift, forklift, sweeper
  • Compactor
  • Scanning Equipment
  • Scales
  • Shrink Wrapper and Banding Tools
  • Barrel Mover and Fork Extensions


Education / Experience 

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent required
  • 2 years of prior experience operating a powered industrial truck (forklift)
  • 1 year of experience operating sit-down lifts
  • Forklift certified with ability to operate as needed