• James Hardie
  • Tacoma, WA
  • Warehousing/Logistics
  • Full-Time
  • 13922 42nd Ave E

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Inside Forklift Operator - $17/Hour, Full-Time, No Probationary Period, Willing to Train

Tired of your dead-end job and want a stable company, with opportunities for growth, which has great benefits? We have the break for you!

Opportunity is Knocking

James Hardie has openings at its plant in the Frederickson area! The Inside Forklift Operator is a vital member of the James Hardie Building Products team, responsible for driving forklifts to swiftly move material around our facility. This role can be fast-paced with little down time and will keep you busy all shift. The Inside Forklift Operator will become familiar with our quality standards and products. They will be responsible for checking the product to ensure compliance with product specifications and moving curing product to its designated area with no product and property damage and keep up with department housekeeping.

Do You Have What It Takes?

We want a burning passion for safety, product quality, customer service, and the success of those around you.

The best Forklift Operators are self-motivated and safety conscious. The most successful Forklift Operators embrace progressive thinking and are willing to work on multiple assignments throughout the shift.

Someone with a stable work history and the ability to demonstrate past successes related to a manufacturing or similar production environment. Two or more years in manufacturing is a plus, but if you have a passion to try something new, we would love to hear from you - we are willing to train.

As a 24/7 manufacturing facility of fiber cement building products, we ask that you be able to:

* Work 12-hour shifts
* Lift up to 50 pounds on a continuous basis.
* Walk, stand and/or sit for extended period of time.
* Read, write and speak English.
* Learn and be comfortable operating large forklifts and other heavy equipment.
* Work around bulk raw materials, moving equipment, high pressure water, varying temperatures and other environmental conditions related to cement board manufacturing.
* Use multiple types of personal protective equipment.

Benefits That Outshine the Others

You drive your future - we measure and reward your willingness to advance through demonstrated skills assessments and progressive internal certifications. Each employee has an active say in their own timeline for learning and career advancement.

In addition, we offer highly competitive benefits that include:

* Full medical, dental and vision benefits effective on your first day of employment for you and eligible dependents
* 6% dollar for dollar matching 401(k) program
* Catered lunch every Friday
* Generous paid vacation and holidays
* Sick time
* Job training and development
* Life insurance
* Disability Income Protection
* Flexible Spending Accounts
* Reduced priced Uniform Service
* Employee Assistance Program

With no probationary period, you are eligible for all of these benefits starting day 1.

Get to Know James Hardie

At James Hardie Building Products we apply our science, research, and cutting edge technology to enjoy our continued status as a world leader in fiber-cement technology. We manufacture durable, beautiful building material products for the residential and commercial markets. We operate in markets around the world, spanning the United States, Europe, Philippines, Australia, and New Zealand. In the United States alone, we have 10 manufacturing plants, three regional offices and one research center.

In Tacoma, we are in such high demand that we are opening a second facility in the Frederickson area. This provides even more opportunities than ever before.

We are committed to every form of diversity at James Hardie Building Products. We firmly believe that by hiring and developing people of every background and culture it will further strengthen our company and its people.

James Hardie Building Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Nearest Major Market: Tacoma

Job Segment: Housekeeping, Medical, Warehouse, Forklift, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Research

Associated topics: associate, dock, entry level, logistics agent, material handler, operator warehouse, picker, trainee, warehouse intern, warehouse operation

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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