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Forklift Operator

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Location: Savage, MN, United States

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Starting wage of $19.50/hour ($18.50 + $1.00 shift differential)
Monday-Thursday 4:00pm - 2:30am. Overtime on Fridays as needed.
Northern Tool + Equipment is seeking a proficient Forklift Operator to accurately stock product into locations and/or pick product throughout the facility.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Completes all required equipment sign out and inspection paperwork.
  • Accurately Stocks/Picks product based upon radio frequency (RF) and/or label instructions.
  • Follows standard operating procedure for scanning and labeling product.
  • Transports stock to all areas within the facility.
  • Maintains work areas in a neat and orderly condition.
  • Works safely and complies with all established safety rules and practices.
  • Keeps supervisor informed of important developments, potential problems and related information necessary for effective management. Coordinates and communicates plans and activities with others, as appropriate to ensure a coordinated work effort and team approach.

What you will bring to the table:
  • High School education or equivalent.
  • Prior experience as a forklift operator preferred.
  • Ability to work a schedule based on the understanding of responsibilities and priorities.
  • Ability to accurately read and match numbers.
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written directions and communicate to personnel.
  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude and work in a manner that promotes a safe working environment.
  • Ability to contribute to the team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Ability to obtain equipment license or power equipment certification as required.
  • Demonstrates Northern Tool + Equipments 12 Core Competencies.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Ability to stand and walk throughout the facility during required length of the shift.
  • Frequently required bend, stoop, push and pull objects.
  • Regularly required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.
  • Specific vision abilities include depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Ability to talk and hear.
  • Ability to lift up to 70-100 pounds on a continuous basis.
  • Ability to work at heights up to 35 feet.
  • Ability to operate forklift, motorized pallet jack or other power equipment as necessary.
About Us
At Northern Tool + Equipment weve created a problem-solvers paradise. A place where both pros who need the perfect tool to expertly finish the job, and do-it-yourselfers, who are looking for the right tool along with a bit of guidance, feel right at home. Our blueprint for success is Made for This. Were poised to create a world-class customer experience while we strive to enter new markets and drive growth through exceptional customer insight. The plan is well on its way to resounding success, with over 130 retail stores across 24 states, plus a selection of products from the top national brands, and the addition of global manufacturing operations designed to create our own specialized tools and equipment. Weve always had a way of either seeing whats next, or defining it, but we need great people to grow along with us. We're looking for people who have the mindset of putting the customer first; team members who are ready to equip every problem solver who walks through our doors with the right tools and advice to tackle the tough jobs well; and individuals who are ready to help us boldly build whats next.
Recently recognized by Forbes as a Top Midsize Employer in 2023, we proudly offer:
A comprehensive benefits packageto cover healthcare, retirement, and wellness programs to help you be your best self financially and physically.
Generous Employee Discounton the products we sell.
Daily Pay:Have the flexibility to be paid daily!
401Kwith employer match
Holidays offNTE recognizes 7 federal holidays.

This document is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. It is not intended to be an entire list of all activities, tasks and skills required of people in the position.

Northern Tool + Equipment is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.