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Lift Truck Operator

Portland, OR

We are currently seeking a first shift, 7 am-3:30 pm, Lift Truck Operator to provide quality material handling to support operations and achieve growth. This full-time position, working Monday – Friday, earning $15/hour will report to the facility manager/facility lead and will occasionally require weekends, holidays, and overtime. Our competitive benefits package, and other corporate paid plans, will be of value to you!

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Job Description

Forklift drivers/material handlers are responsible for safely loading and unloading trucks and railcars, performing inventory control, and customer correspondence.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Operate a lift truck to pick orders, load and unload trucks and railcars
  • Perform inventory control activities to ensure accurate product records
  • Must adhere to safety and employee policies
  • Serve our customers through providing accurate correspondence on inbound and outbound orders
  • Load/unload and break down freight onto wood pallets, at a pace that meets or exceeds productivity goals and standards
  • Sort and organize freight by PO and SKU number
  • Break down freight from containers or trailers
  • Sorting, repacking and labeling, pallet repair
  • Maintain an organized and clean work area

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


  • Experience loading and unloading trucks using lift truck equipment
  • Experience operating stand-up order picking
  • Reliable transportation to report to scheduled shift and travel between facilities as needed
  • Demonstrated accuracy in counting and completing paperwork
  • Previous knowledge or a desire to learn about the product being handled
  • Ability to pull orders correctly
  • Positive, clear, and professional communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years of previous lift truck experience
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working in a warehouse environment
  • Minimum 1 year of reach truck experience

Total Rewards

  • Comprehensive wages and opportunities for advancement; including shift premiums
  • Optional Medical, Dental, Vision, Critical Illness, Accident, and Flexible Spending Plans
  • Company-paid Employee Assistance, Life, and Short/Long-term Disability Plans
  • Company-paid Time-Off including Vacation, Sick Leave, and Holiday
  • Retirement 401(k) Plan with Discretionary Employer Match and Profit Sharing
  • Other benefits including Referral Bonus, Wellness Programs, Safety Shoe and Safety Glasses Reimbursement


WSI is a logistics company that provides warehousing, distribution, and transportation services to many large companies throughout the United States.  WSI is committed to being the premier provider of supply chain solutions in North America.  We believe premier means providing Absolute Reliability in our service and Best Overall Value to our clients, while providing a positive and safe working environment for employees.  We believe this is best achieved when we can hire high quality, reliable candidates like yourself!  Does this sound like an organization that you want to be a part of?

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