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Fork Lift Operator

Company: Kelly Services
Location: Athens
Posted on: July 15, 2019

Job Description:

Job Description

Kelly Services is currently looking for a Forklift Operator to work on site for a prestigious Fortune 500 healthcare company located in Athens, Georgia. This is a two year contract assignment in an air-conditioned, climate controlled manufacturing plant that is responsible for making refrigeration units, Generator Sets, APUs, and other systems.

This role will consist of a mix of Forklift Operation, Materials Handling, Shipping, and Receiving. The ideal candidate must be flexible and willing to complete the work that needs to be completed based on business need.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Shipping & Receiving
  • Moving inventory to storage
  • Pick Inventory from storage
  • Replenishing parts on production line
  • Tracking Inventory
  • Working with scanners and computers to track, receive, and ship parts
  • Picking parts for use in production

    Shift Information:

    Day Shift: Mon - Fri 5:00am - 3:30pm

    Night Shift: Mon - Fri 4:00pm - 2:30am

    Overtime may be required based on production needs. This could including staying past the scheduled end time and can also include working an occasional Saturday.


    • Day Shift pays $12 / hr. After 6 months on assignment the pay will increase up to $12.50 per hour.
    • Night Shift pays $12.75 / hr. After 6 months on assignment the pay will increase up to $13.25 per hour.

      This is a temporary position that can last up to two years. During this time, there will be permanent opportunities. Placement in permanent opportunities will be based on the need for permanent positions and overall performance. Any temporary employee can apply for a temporary role, regardless of how long they have been on assignment.



      • Be willing to learn to operate a Sit Down Fork Lift and a Tugger and to become Fork Lift Certified
      • Basic Computer Skills (Needed for Shipping and Receiving)
      • Able to stay on task with minimal supervision
      • Detail oriented with high sense of urgency and positive attitude
      • Comfortable working at heights
      • Strong interpersonal skills, able to work and communicate with others
      • Willing to work with a team concept
      • Open to accept change and additional responsibilities and training associated with change
      • Able to pass a written forklift test and a forklift field test
      • Must be able to bend, stoop, stand, and squat
      • Must have steel toed boots/shoes before starting assignment
      • Able to perform routine lifting up to 35 pounds
      • High School Diploma or GED


        As a Kelly employee, you-ll have access to world-class perks, including:

        • Kelly-sponsored Affordable Care Act health care coverage available to eligible employees
        • Group insurance options*
        • Service bonus plan
        • Holiday pay plan
        • Weekly electronic pay options
        • Online training campus that provides more than 3,000 free courses to help improve and develop skills
        • Exclusive online employee community
        • Employee assistance program available at no cost
        • Corporate discounts
        • Transportation Spending Accounts
        • Offered and administered by Leslie & Associates. These plans are not sponsored by Kelly Services.

          If you are interested in advancing your career with this opportunity, apply now for immediate consideration.

          Please direct any questions to Be sure to include the job title in the subject line.

          You may also visit the Athens, GA Kelly Services Branch Office Monday - Thursday between 10:00am and 2:00pm without an appointment to apply. Please bring a resume with you if you have one. Also, if possible, please bring proof of education (Original or Certified Copy of Diploma or Official Transcript (Sealed)) when you come. This is not required to start the process, but providing this will help make the Education Verification part of the screening process proceed quicker.

          Athens, GA Kelly Services office is located in the Athens West Shopping Center at the following address:

          3190 Atlanta Hwy Ste 23

          Athens, GA 30606

          (706) 369-7221

          Why Kelly®?At Kelly

          Services®, we work with the best. Our clients include 95 of the Fortune

          100™ companies, and more than 70,000 hiring managers rely on Kelly annually to access

          the best talent to drive their business forward. If you only make one career connection today, connect

          with Kelly.About

          Kelly Services®As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people

          around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of

          talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

          Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,

          Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is

          committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity

          is The Law.

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