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Seasonal Forklift Operator

Indy North, 5550 West 74th Street, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America Req #176
Wednesday, January 31, 2024
Lakeside Book Company loves books!  To us, every book matters. Every word. Every page. Every hand that helped build it. Our history has shown that we are leaders and innovators.  We have a team-winning culture, where all of our people have a voice. While we are old in years, we are new at heart.  Come join our mission to keep the world reading.

This location is a Distribution Center. Overtime opportunities are available throughout the summer months.

Opportunities for full-time employement may be offered post-season.  
We welcome our veterans to apply!

Job Type: Full-time

Location: 5550 W 74th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46268

Rate of Pay: $19.50

Work Hours

1st Shift: Monday - Friday 8:00am-4:00pm

2nd Shift: Monday – Friday 11:30am – 7:30pm, with $1.50 Shift Premium

3rd Shift: Sunday – Thursday 11:00pm – 7:00am, with $1.50 Shift Premium

Job Summary

Drive forklift truck equipped with lifting devices such as forklift, fork-grapple, clamps, elevating platform, or trailer hitch, to push, pull, lift, stack, tier, or move raw paper materials and finished products, equipment, or materials in warehouse, storage yard, or factory. May load and unload semi-trailer trucks. May load or unload materials onto or off of pallets, skids, or lifting device.

Key Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Operate Forklift equipment, to move materials and finished products
  • Scan containers to ensure system accuracy
  • Inspect your forklift on a daily basis and service the batteries
  • Process departmental paperwork
  • Use a computer to utilize the internal company COMN system for job information
  • Receive training to help advance your career

Required Skills:

  • Must be skilled in handling controls for starting, stopping, backings, and driving fork lift or clamp truck through aisles in building, up and down ramps, and in and out of railroad cars, trucks, etc.; and, for lifting, lowering, and tilting forks by moving hands, arms, feet, and legs to operate controls
  • Must be able to recognize whether the fork lift truck is able to lift the load and whether the load is properly balanced
  • Ability to stand for the entire duration of your shift
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

What we offer you:

  • Onsite Gym
  • Game room   
  • Career growth opportunities 

*This job posting highlights the most critical responsibilities and requirements of the job. It’s not all-inclusive. There may be additional duties and responsibilities assigned for this job at the company’s discretion.

Lakeside Book Company is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected under federal, state or local law.

Other details

  • Job Family Warehouse & Distribution
  • Job Function Manufacturing -- Other
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Seasonal
  • Travel Required No
  • Job Start Date Thursday, February 1, 2024
Location on Google Maps
  • Indy North, 5550 West 74th Street, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America