Randstad Warehouse General Labor/Forklift Operator in Ankeny, Iowa

Warehouse General Labor/Forklift Operator

job details:

  • location:Ankeny, IA

  • salary:$18 - $19 per hour

  • date posted:Monday, January 21, 2019

  • experience:Experienced

  • job type:Permanent

  • industry:Manufacturing

  • reference:S_724124

  • questions:ashley.hensley@randstadusa.com515-318-6893

job description

Warehouse General Labor/Forklift Operator

We are seeking a dependable warehouse operator who is detail-oriented and possesses the physical and mental stamina this role requires. You will play an important role in ensuring the warehouse operates with optimum precision and efficiency, helping to fulfill orders and prepare them for shipment. Forklift certification and previous warehouse experience are a must. Overtime WILL BE REQUIRED so a willingness to learn and work is a must


Assist with all shipping, receiving, and inventory organization operations

Work under supervision and direction of warehouse manager

Help to efficiently carryout all product loading and unloading tasks

Scan and track incoming and outgoing orders

Receive and process new inventory, ensuring contents match manifest documents

Inspect receivables for defects, damages, or missing items

Properly scan and inventory incoming goods

Unload, stack, move, and place products in appropriately designated areas

Move and transfer products between various sections of warehouse as needed

Use forklifts, pallet jacks, hand carts etc. to transfer and deliver goods

Perform detailed manual inventory counts

Label warehouse stock for quick and easy identification and retrieval

Stack, shelve, and stage items for storage and shipment as necessary

Fulfill and track outgoing orders

Collect, prepare, package, and label goods for shipment

Double-check items to verify accuracy of outgoing orders

Ensure tools and equipment are kept clean and in working order

Report any equipment malfunctions or issues to upper management

Follow all warehouse policies and standard operating procedures (SOPs)

Adhere to health and safety rules and regulations at all times

Wear protective clothing and equipment as required

Operate tools and machinery safely and efficiently according to company protocol

Work with other warehouse team members to effectively complete assigned tasks

Working hours: 7:00 AM - 4:30 PM


Able to work long hours on one's feet and perform physically demanding tasks

Excellent verbal communicator

Computer literate

Familiar with common warehouse tools and equipment

Thorough, alert, and detail-oriented

Makes safety a priority


No Degree Required




Forklift certification and ability to successfully complete forklift training

high school diploma or GED equivalent

Physical stamina; must be able to lift 50+ pounds at a time

Dependable and good work ethic

Comfortable working independently

Please contact Ashley Hensley @ 515-318-6893

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