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Aerotek Forklift Operator in Ames, Iowa

Job Title: Forklift Operator

Job Description

As a Forklift Operator, you will be tasked with operating sit-down, stand-up forklifts, and order pickers to manage product, equipment, and materials. Your tasks will also involve using a handheld scanner with a high degree of accuracy, loading and unloading trailers as needed, and adhering to the 7S program to maintain a clean work environment. You will also demonstrate an understanding of the Supply Chain quality policy and perform inbound receiving processes.

Hard Skills

  • 1 year of warehouse experience

  • forklift experience - minimum of 6 months

  • stand up forklift experience preferred

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs frequently and greater than 75 lbs occasionally

Soft Skills

  • Adherence to cleanliness standards

  • Understanding of the Supply Chain quality policy

  • Ability to tolerate hot or cold warehouse environments

Work Site

This is a fully on-site position in Ames, Iowa.

Work Environment

This role offers significant room for career growth, with potential for management roles for high performers. The work location is one of many warehouses throughout Iowa, reflecting a network of opportunities for advancement. The workspace is a temperature-controlled environment. Dress code includes steel toe boots, jeans, and a t-shirt / long sleeve /sweatshirt. Eye protection, ear protection, and gloves will be provided. Shifts available are 7a - 3:30p or 3:30p - 12am.

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About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.