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Forklift Operator - Immediate Hire - Savannah, GA at McKesson

Forklift Operator - Immediate Hire - Savannah, GA

McKesson Ellabell, GA Full Time
Opportunity Description:
  • Our client requires our new employees working at its site to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as defined by the CDC
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    McKesson is seeking dynamic & engaging individuals to fill multiple Forklift Operator roles in our distribution center located in Savannah, GA.  Earn up to $21.91 per hour ($15.69 base pay plus $4.22 / hour health & wellness pay PLUS $2.00 incentive pay for being forklift certified).

    • Candidates with NO forklift experience but willing to be certified will start at 19.91/ hr and will receive the $2 differential when certified through McKesson.
    • Candidates who ARE forklift certified, and provide certification documentation BEFORE beginning employment will start at $21.91/hr.

    Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career as a Forklift Operator. 

    This will be a contract role with a potential opportunity to expand into a permanent position based on business needs and performance.

    We currently have the following shift available to add to our team:
    Monday – Friday: First Shift  7:00am - until all work is complete

    If you are passionate about inspiring, motivating, and assisting our team, this opportunity could further enhance our journey and we want to hear from you.  Day to day we will be servicing our customers in receiving the medical supplies needed to improve their quality of life. From day one, you will be able to create a positive culture for the entire Distribution Center, that reinforces our McKesson values.

    Position Description: 

    **All positions require:

    • Attention to detail and ability to follow written standard operating procedures. 
    • Ability to complete tasks with safety being a number one priority. 

    Position Description: 

    The Forklift Operator job will involve:   

    • Pulling and packing medical, surgical supplies and equipment orders for shipment 
    • Use power equipment including, but not limited to forklift, hand tools, and other devices operated in a warehouse environment while maintaining the highest level of productivity and accuracy 
    • Working with RF Scanning equipment to maintain records of merchandise shipped, as well as examine, stock and distribute materials in inventory and on manufacturing lines  
    • Standing and engaging in repetitive movement throughout the entire shift 
    • Extensive walking and mandatory overtime as needed is required
    • Passion around working for a leading healthcare distribution company focused on distributing medical and surgical supplies and equipment to more than 50% of Americas hospitals, clinics, pharmacies, and other healthcare facilities
Qualifications:
  • Keep Your Edge - Stay mentally sharp throughout your shift picking, checking, or packing orders as you strategically get the job done.

    Stay Fit -Get your workout in as you bend, twist, lift up to 50lbs, and walk extensive miles per shift.

    Take advantage of possible on-the-job training to operate power equipment and get certified!

    Stay comfortable while working in a fast-paced team-oriented environment!

    Qualifications:

    • 1year of experience working on a Forklift.
    • Prefer experience working with Warehouse Equipment (Power Industrial Equipment, Forklift, Cherry Picker, Pallet Jack, etc.).
    • The ability to read, write, speak, and understand English in order to work independently and to communicate about, understand, and follow job and safety-related instructions and rules.

    Critical Skills: 

    • Work experience in a face-paced, distribution or warehouse environment or stock room strongly preferred; picking/packing, sorting, loading/unloading, scanning, or various other warehouse functions 
    • The ability to work the hours listed above, in addition to overtime. * Overtime in most Distribution Centers is mandatory and typically occurs M-W due to our real-time commitments to our customers
    • Strong reading, addition and subtraction skills needed to manage order specific documentation

    Education: 

    • HS Diploma or Equivalent Experience

    Physical Requirements:

    • Ability to lift 20 to 50lbs repetitively throughout the course of a shift without assistance (weight varies based on product)
    • Must be able to bend, sit, stand, twist, stoop for long periods of time
    • Able to walk up to 10 miles throughout the course of a shift (steps vary per shift) 
    • Working with RF scanning equipment

    **If you require accommodations for this interview - please reach out to us at

    877-337-0059
    as soon as possible to coordinate.

    McKesson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status. Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history. If selected for the role, you will be required to successfully complete a background check and drug screen (including marijuana, where permitted) before starting work. McKesson is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including job seekers with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us at

    877-337-0059
    . Current employees must apply through the internal career site. Join us at McKesson!

    This client has mandated that new employees be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, for the safety of employees and others with whom they may interact in the performance of their duties.  You will be asked to provide proof of vaccination prior to beginning employment.  Failure to provide that proof will result in any offer of employment being withdrawn.  If you cannot be vaccinated due to a disability or a sincerely held religious belief, this client will engage in an interactive process to determine if you can be reasonably accommodated without creating undue hardship or a direct threat to the health or safety of yourself or others.

Keep Your Edge - Stay mentally sharp throughout your shift picking, checking, or packing orders as you strategically get the job done.

Stay Fit -Get your workout in as you bend, twist, lift up to 50lbs, and walk extensive miles per shift.

Take advantage of possible on-the-job training to operate power equipment and get certified!

Stay comfortable while working in a fast-paced team-oriented environment!

Qualifications:

  • 1year of experience working on a Forklift.
  • Prefer experience working with Warehouse Equipment (Power Industrial Equipment, Forklift, Cherry Picker, Pallet Jack, etc.).
  • The ability to read, write, speak, and understand English in order to work independently and to communicate about, understand, and follow job and safety-related instructions and rules.

Critical Skills: 

  • Work experience in a face-paced, distribution or warehouse environment or stock room strongly preferred; picking/packing, sorting, loading/unloading, scanning, or various other warehouse functions 
  • The ability to work the hours listed above, in addition to overtime. * Overtime in most Distribution Centers is mandatory and typically occurs M-W due to our real-time commitments to our customers
  • Strong reading, addition and subtraction skills needed to manage order specific documentation

Education: 

  • HS Diploma or Equivalent Experience

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift 20 to 50lbs repetitively throughout the course of a shift without assistance (weight varies based on product)
  • Must be able to bend, sit, stand, twist, stoop for long periods of time
  • Able to walk up to 10 miles throughout the course of a shift (steps vary per shift) 
  • Working with RF scanning equipment

**If you require accommodations for this interview - please reach out to us at

877-337-0059
as soon as possible to coordinate.

McKesson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status. Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history. If selected for the role, you will be required to successfully complete a background check and drug screen (including marijuana, where permitted) before starting work. McKesson is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including job seekers with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us at

877-337-0059
. Current employees must apply through the internal career site. Join us at McKesson!

This client has mandated that new employees be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, for the safety of employees and others with whom they may interact in the performance of their duties.  You will be asked to provide proof of vaccination prior to beginning employment.  Failure to provide that proof will result in any offer of employment being withdrawn.  If you cannot be vaccinated due to a disability or a sincerely held religious belief, this client will engage in an interactive process to determine if you can be reasonably accommodated without creating undue hardship or a direct threat to the health or safety of yourself or others.

 

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