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Great Plains Manufacturing Forklift Operator - 2nd shift - Salina in Salina, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12888852

Great Plains Mfg is seeking an experienced2ndShift Forklift Operatorto join our Weld team at the Salina campus in Salina, KS.

This position works Monday through Thursday from 4:30 p.m. to 3:00 a.m., with overtime on Fridays as needed.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Load and unload materials onto or from pallets, trays, racks, and shelves by hand, forklift, hoist or crane.
  • Load materials into vehicles and install strapping, bracing, or padding to prevent shifting or damage in transit.
  • Convey materials from storage or work sites to designated area.
  • Secure lifting attachments to materials and conveys load to destination or signal crane or hoisting operators to move load to destination.
  • Count, weigh, and record number of units of materials moved or handled on daily production sheet or computer while maintaining accurate inventory quantities.
  • Attach identifying tags or labels to materials; mark information on cases, bales, or other containers.
  • Stack or assemble materials into bundles and band bundles together.
  • Lift heavy objects by hand or with power hoist; clean work area.
  • Understanding and use of AS400 units to find location of parts, routing, product structure and parts availability.
  • Assist in receiving of parts from vendor and route truck.
  • Assist with cycle counts as needed.
  • Daily inspection and safe operation of forklift.
  • Operate industrial truck or electric hoist to assist in loading or moving materials and products.
  • [Follow all Great Plains and OSHA safety regulations and wear prescribed safety and protective equipment.]{#isPasted}
  • Other duties may be assigned that require other qualifications, physical demands, and/or work environment.

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Previous forklift operator experience is required
  • Ability to understand team concepts and be a strong team player
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to excel in fast-paced, high-pressure situations and be results-oriented
  • Understanding of lean concepts and willing to implement change
  • Ability to follow all Great Plains and OSHA safety regulations and wear prescribed PPE as required

At Great Plains Manufacturing, our people make the difference, making our company a great place to work and grow. If you are self-motivated, have a passion to succeed and value teamwork, we invite you to apply to join our team. For over 45 years, Great Plains Mfg, has been known as a world-class manufacturer of agriculture, farm and landscaping equipment in Central Kansas. Now a Kubota company, we have recently added a new construction equipment division. With over 2,300 dedicated employees, Great Plains Manufacturing continues its dedication toward innovation and professional growth, while maintaining our family culture and community values. Grow with us! Visit our Careers page atwww.WorkForGPM.com{target="_blank" rel="noopener"}.