Randstad Forklift Operator in Houston, Texas

Forklift Operator

job details:

  • location:Houston, TX

  • salary:$12 - $14 per hour

  • date posted:Tuesday, January 1, 2019

  • experience:Experienced

  • job type:Temp to Perm

  • industry:Manufacturing

  • reference:S_717735

  • questions:edem.ekene@randstadusa.comEmails Only

job description

Forklift Operator

Lead Warehouseman with Forklift Experience

Randstad is searching for the perfect match for a forklift operator with great shipping & receiving skills. This position is a temp-to-hire opportunity seeking a skilled warehouseman with forklift experience. This first shift position pays between $12.00-$14.00 depending upon experience and the ability to display ones skill set in an interview setting. The position is set in South/Southwest Houston. It is a typical 8:00AM-5:00PM position in a fast paced environment inside of non-climate controlled environment. Prior warehouse experience is a must and required for the position. There is overtime involved for the position with Saturdays being mandatory when scheduled to report for work. There is growth opportunity within the company.


Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Excellent customer service skills and the ability to effectively communicate with customers

  • Working directly with a supervisor and reporting directly to the supervisor.

  • Must be able to safely operate a sit-down forklift and have a proven history of forklift operation

  • Order picking experience and must have the ability to safely lift and transport up to 40 pounds continuously

  • Computer literacy and skills is required with the overall expectation to be able to operate management system for the company

  • Must be able to be comfortable transporting and unloading steel, fiber, plastic drums and other materials

  • Must be able to display a record of safety standards and compliance with company standards in order to facilitate the warehouse in a safe manner

Working hours: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM



  • At least 5 years of warehouse experience

  • Proficiency in Microsoft software including but not limited to Excel and Word

  • Familiar with UPS and FedEx processing systems

  • Adept Shipping & Receiving Skills with sufficient computer skills for tracking inventory

  • Basic math skills


High School




High School Diploma or GED

--18 years of age or older with proof to work legally in the U.S.

--Agree to a background and drug screen required for this position

--2 professional references of past supervisors that Randstad may contact directly

--Must have reliable transportation to and from work site daily

Interested applicants can apply directly and will get initial feedback via email and a potential follow up phone call.

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