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ManpowerGroup 1st Shift Forklift Operators $15.25/hr in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania

JOB TITLE: Warehouse Associate Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm $15.25/hr Contract to Hire!


The Warehouse Associate will be responsible for the operation of a forklift, processing inbound/outbound orders and all applicable paperwork, and picking and packing orders in accordance with the position requirements and safety standards.


  • Authorized to work in the United States

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds and safely lift, turn, position and transfer product accordingly

  • Must meet the job and skill requirements of a Warehouse Associate

  • Must have strong communication skills, both oral and written.

  • Must have a satisfactory background check

  • Must successfully complete training and requirements to operate a forklift

  • Must comply with OSHA and MSDS Standards

  • Ability to work in harsh conditions, both hot/cold environments

  • 1-2 years forklift experience, preferred

  • 1-2 years warehouse experience, preferred

  • Forklift Certified, preferred


  • Pick orders by reading pick tickets, complete necessary paperwork, move products to the cutting/shipping area

  • Complete the pre-shift inspection for forklift, including battery maintenance as necessary

  • Operate forklift and reach truck equipment to maneuver products within the warehouse in a safe manner

  • Move products by loading/unloading shipments to carriers' vehicles and store them in appropriate storage areas

  • Safely operate and maintain material moving equipment such as reach trucks, motorized pallet jacks and forklifts to process orders

  • Perform labeling, sorting, wrapping, packing, and repacking as needed; repair pallets when necessary; maintain the facility to provide a clean, safe work environment

  • Ensure inbound and outbound shipments are accurate and free of damage and document damages

  • Efficiently move product from staging and/or unloading areas into the correct load door and trailer

  • Ensure that the trailer is secured and chocked prior to entering the trailer in accordance to the safety polices

  • Unload and process inbound paperwork as required by company procedures

  • Maintain a clean, neat, and orderly work area

  • Assist in maintaining the security of the warehouse

  • Conduct operations in a manner which promotes safety

  • Other duties as assigned

All production workers not listed separately.

ManpowerGroup is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in a professional, high quality work environment. It is the policy of ManpowerGroup and all of its subsidiaries to recruit, train, promote, transfer, pay and take all employment actions without regard to an employee's race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law.