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Forklift Operator

Atlanta, Georgia Contract Job ID: 2210154916
Estimated Duration: 12 months


PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Forklift Operator in Atlanta, GA.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Responsible for safely operating electric powered industrial truck equipped with lifting devices such as forklift or elevating platform, to push, lift, stack, or move products or materials by performing the following duties
  • Adheres to the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) that are in effect
  • Positions forks, lifting platform, or other lifting device under, over, or around loaded pallets, skids, boxes, products, or materials and transports load to designated area
  • Unloads and stacks material by using lifting device
  • Replenishes shelves throughout the facility based on the number on the product, by scanning the tag to determine location
  • Positions and weighs pallets
  • Inventories materials on work floor and stocks the shelves in order to replenish necessary products
  • Loads or unloads materials onto to or off of pallets, skids, or lifting device. Must be able to document information as per SOP
  • Complies with company policies and procedures and maintains regular work attendance
  • Personal responsibility for following safety rules, SOPs and cGMPs guidelines
  • Willingness / capability to cross train/learn job functions in other departments of the facility
  • Performs other duties as assigned
Qualifications / Skills:
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must be licensed to operate lift equipment (Licensing may be through internal or external training)
  • 3 months experience operating High Reach Fork Lift equipment - will be trained and certified in-house
  • Prior manufacturing or warehouse experience preferred
  • Ability to write simple correspondence and exercise basic mathematical skills.
  • Must be able to respond to verbal and written instructions in basic English
  • Able to work overtime as the Business requires.
  • Work environment may be exposed to powders, chemicals and allergens (peanuts, tree nuts, milk, dairy, eggs, wheat, gluten, soy, fish and shellfish) Physical Demands include but are not limited to the following:
  • Standing for extended periods of time
  • Reaching with arms and hands
  • Talking and hearing
  • Walking and kneeling
  • Regularly lifting up to 50lbs and occasionally lifting and/or moving up to 70lbs with assistance
  • Able to maneuver pallet jack with load up to 1200 lbs. 
  • Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
More Details

PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit

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PDS Tech, Inc. is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities.
If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please click here or call 1-800-270-4737 to contact us. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.

The law requires PDS Tech, Inc. to post a notice describing the Federal laws prohibiting job discrimination. For information regarding your legal rights and protections, please click on the following links: EEO is the Law and EEO is the Law Supplement

PDS Tech, Inc. will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay. Please see the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision for more information.

As a Federal Contractor, PDS Tech, Inc. is required to participate in the E-Verify Program to confirm eligibility to work in the United States.
For information please click on the following link: E-Verify