26 days old

Material Handling Equipment Operator

Hagerstown, MD 21741

**3 days of 12 hour shifts weekly: 7:00pm - 7:00am**

**$14.70 an hour + $.50 shift differential**

Are you looking to join an **essential business** who puts their employees and customers first? Staples is the place for you, and we are hiring!

Reaching your full potential is more than a job for Staples associates! We offer competitive pay & benefits, while recognizing efforts to achieve career goals. This is an opportunity to be part of the Staples World Class Supply Chain Team and to provide essential products to our customers.

**What will you be doing?**

In this role, youll be operating material handling equipment such as forklifts, cherry pickers, turret or electric pallet jack to move product within the warehouse. Youll be organizing orders to be picked efficiently, selecting orders by pulling, stacking and labeling merchandise and bringing it to the staging area all while maintaining the highest level of safety.

**Primary Responsibilities:**

+ Operate material handling equipment to move product within the warehouse

+ Organize orders to be picked in an efficient manner

+ Select orders by pulling, stacking and labeling merchandise and bringing it to the staging area

+ Stack empty pallets: clean and sweep work area and remove trash regularly

+ Perform all tasks to ensure a safe work environment

+ Ability to work at heights up to 40 feet or more as needed

+ MHE experience necessary (i.e. Driving forklift, cherry picker, turret or Electric Pallet Jack)

+ Will be trained on the proper safety procedures and elimination of potential hazards

+ Other duties and responsibilities as assigned


+ Minimum three (3) months related experience in a warehouse environment; or any equivalent combination of acceptable training, education, and experience

+ Must be at least 18 years of age

+ Able to work a rotating schedule: two weeks of Monday Wednesday and then two weeks of Thursday Saturday

+ Full-Time associates must have the ability to work additional hours beyond scheduled shift; additional overtime hours will be required based on business needs

+ Ability to become certified in the operation of warehouse equipment

+ Prior experience operating warehouse equipment, such as forklift, pallet jack and cherry picker helpful

+ Ability to work at heights up to 30 feet or more as needed

+ Passing a background and/or drug screen may be required

+ Basic English language skills (both verbal and written communications)

_Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law._


Posted: 2020-10-29 Expires: 2020-12-03

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