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Warehouse Worker - Forklift Operator - $20.00-$21.00 Per Hour - $1,500 Sign On Bonus

Company: Penske
Location: Alburtis
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary :
Our business is growing! Penske Logistics is looking for full-time and part-time stand-up forklift operators at our 700k square foot facility in Alburtis, PA (Macungie, PA area). You will be required to hand-load/unload product, as needed. This is a great opportunity for individuals who are safety conscious and have a pleasant, outgoing attitude who want to excel in a warehouse environment.

Schedules Available :
-Full-Time, Monday - Thursday, 4pm - 2:30am, $19.00/hour base pay rate, $1.00/hour shift differential, $20.00/hour total pay rate
-Full-Time, Friday - Monday, 6am - 4:30pm, $19.00/hour base pay rate, $2.00/hour shift differential, $21.00/hour total pay rate

Pay :
-$19.00/hour starting base wage
-Up to $2.00/hour for shift differentials
-$1,500 sign on bonus, $500 to be paid out after 31 days of hire, $500 to be paid out after 61 days of hire, and $500 to be paid out after 91 days of hire.

Major Responsibilities :
-Operate stand-up forklifts
-Hand load/unload product as needed
-Electronically scan products using an electronic system
-Complete daily logs
-Maintain professional communications with all team-members to facilitate a positive environment
-Read work orders or receive oral instructions to determine work assignments and material and equipment needs-Uses computer to enter records as needed
-Complete any other projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor
Qualifications :
-Previous forklift experience perferred
-High school diploma or equivalent preferred
-Proficient reading skills and ability to follow directions required
-Ability to work independently, customer service, dealing with others, multi-tasking skills, organizational skills, flexible, excellent with numbers and time management skills required
-Basic computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook required (where applicable by location)
-Flexible to work overtime preferred
-Ability to work in non-climate controlled conditions required
-Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job
-Willingness to work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening required.
-This position is designated as safety sensitive by the company, and the ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is required. Associates must have the ability to accept responsibility for their own safety, as well as the safety of others.

Physical Requirements :
-The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
-The associate will be required to remember and understand certain instructions, guidelines or other information. The associate must be able to see and verbally communicate. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. The associate must be able to hear, understand, and distinguish speech and/or other sounds (e.g., machinery alarms, medical codes or alarms).
-While performing the duties of this job, the associate will be required to move frequently, stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 50ibs/23kg and occasionally life and/or move up to 100 lbs/45kg.

Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Penske Logistics
Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing. With operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world. Penske Logistics delivers value through its design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing and freight management. Visit to learn more.

Keywords: Penske, Allentown , Warehouse Worker - Forklift Operator - $20.00-$21.00 Per Hour - $1,500 Sign On Bonus, Professions , Alburtis, Pennsylvania

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