Forklift Operator

Job Locations
Distribution Center
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
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Steinhafels is currently recruiting for an Order Selector / Forklift Operator at our Waukesha Distribution Center.  Starting pay for the Forklift Operator role is $18/hour. 


As the Forklift Operator, you are responsible for the overall operation of lift trucks while picking products and putting away incoming merchandise.  This is a full-time position.  Both 1st and 2nd shift is available with flexible scheduling.  You can work four 10-hour days per week.  You can work five 8-hour days per week.  Our customers tend to work on their dream homes on the weekends, therefore, working one weekend day per week is required.


Steinhafels, founded in 1934, is an employee-owned, family-run company. Our associates have voted us a Top Workplace in Southeastern Wisconsin 10 times! With our positive company culture and strong focus on work-life balance for our associates, we continue to be an employer of choice and are looking to add to our dynamic team.


Based on eligibility, we offer many great benefits including a fantastic employee discount, paid training, paid time off, paid holidays, health & dental insurance, 401(k), participation in our Employee Stock Ownership Plan, and more.


Apply today!


Forklift Operator Primary Duties include:  

  • Load and unload designated carts  
  • Use proper put away technique to maintain warehouse efficiency  
  • Reporting and maintaining basic lift truck maintenance and any damages
  • Organization and cleanliness of designated isles 
  • Accurately completing assignments given by Warehouse Management System
  • Other duties as assigned


Physical Demands for Forklift Operator:  

  • Regular standing, lifting, tipping, pushing, pulling, carrying, and steering machine, working in a fast paced environment

Position Requirements for Forklift Operator:  

  • Must learn Warehouse Management System for job tasks  
  • Must be comfortable with heights and small areas  
  • Must have the ability to drive a standing forklift  
  • Must be self-motivated and able to meet deadlines
  • Good attendance and punctuality is also a must

Working Conditions for Forklift Operator:  

  • Will work indoors on a lift truck / order picker most of the day, Will work on floor level up to 40 feet high  


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