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Forklift Operator - 1st/2nd - Starting pay up to $18.35/hr

Date: Oct 30, 2020

Location: FOUNTAIN INN, SC, US, 29644-9019

Company: Grainger Businesses

WHY WORK AT GRAINGER?

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">**SIGN-ON BONUS UP TO $600**

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">We hear it a lot... from customers, suppliers, non-profit organizations, team members, even strangers: Grainger's a great company. We like to think that's because WE TREAT PEOPLE WELL—with respect inside and outside the company. At the heart of it, we are a relationship business. We know that only by acting with integrity, working as a team and doing more than what's expected, we will be an even better company tomorrow.

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Benefits:

  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance on your first day - Day 1!
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Generous Profit Sharing and 401(k) Retirement Plan!
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Parental Leave; Paid Time off; Employee discounts, holiday and overtime pay; Employee Stock Purchase Program, Employee recognition events and many more!

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Shift Start Times:

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1st shift: 9:30 am – Finish    Monday – Friday

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2nd shift: 3:00 pm – 11:30 pm     Sunday - Thursday

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<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Hourly Pay Rate:

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1st shift: $15.35 plus $1.00 for select power industrial equipment (Forklift) drivers

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2nd shift: $15.35 plus $2.00 shift differential plus $1.00 for select power industrial equipment (Forklift) drivers.

COMPANY OVERVIEW

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Grainger is a broad line, business-to-business distributor of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) supplies and other related products and services. More than 3.2 million businesses and institutions worldwide rely on Grainger for products such as safety gloves, ladders, motors and janitorial supplies, along with services like inventory management and technical support. These customers represent a broad collection of industries including commercial, government, healthcare and manufacturing. They place orders online, on mobile devices, through sales representatives, over the phone and at local branches. Approximately 5,000 suppliers provide Grainger with more than 1.6 million products stocked in Grainger’s distribution centers and branches worldwide.

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">About <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Grainger Distribution Center in Fountain Inn:

  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.1 million square footage facility
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Provides Southeast US and international customers with what they need to keep their operations running and their people safe
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">30+ years of growth. The Distribution Center has never had a lay-off since building opened.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Team with a winning attitude focused on our customers and always getting better
WHAT A FORKLIFT OPERATOR DOES?
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Ensures product is properly received from our suppliers and is prepared, packed and shipped correctly to our customers.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Exceeds our customers’ expectations for quality and delivery timeliness.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Meets or exceeds internal requirements for safety, quality, productivity, attendance, and teamwork.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Previous warehouse experience is not required.  We are seeking hard-working and motivated team members with a passion for operational excellence.  If you have what it takes to be successful, we will train you.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Must be willing to cross-train in other areas.

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<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Essential Career Duties and Requirements

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Able to work safely, accurately, and productively in a fast-paced environment; Must be able to tolerate an environment with exposure to heat, cold, noise, dust and work around moving equipment;  Able to meet performance requirements, including overtime as required; Able to frequently lift, slide and lower packages up to 50 pounds and be able to lift up to 75 pounds; Able to operate computerized scanning equipment; work in team environment; possesses a High School Diploma or equivalent and is at least 18 years of age. The role will require the use of powered equipment and ability to work at elevated heights.

 

EEOC Statement

 

Grainger is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.