Kelly Services Forklift Driver / Materials Handler in Athens, Georgia

Job Description

Kelly Services is currently seeking four Forklift Drivers for a manufacturing plant in Athens, GA. The projected start date is July 9th, but may be later depending on the length of the screening process.

Scheduling Details

1st Shift: Monday -- Thursday (5:00am -- 3:30 pm)

Overtime Requirements

In addition to your scheduled hours, you may be required to stay past your scheduled end time up to two hours without notice and must be available to do so. You may also be required to work Friday and sometimes Saturday with less than a day's notice and must be available to do so.

Responsibilities Include

Driving a sit-down fork lift and sometimes a stand-up forklift

Sorting, storing, sorting, and other general handling of parts needed for manufacturing



At least 6 months of sit-down forklift experience (skills will be tested)

Able to lift 35 or more pounds continuously for a full 10 - 12 hour shift

Able to stand on your feet continuously for a full 10 - 12 hour shift

Excellent Attendance. Good attendance is an essential function of the job.

High School Diploma or GED

Willing to submit to and pass a Background Screening and Drug Test within 48 hours of applying

Submit to and pass a medical physical that will be performed by our customer-s doctor

Able to pass the customer-s Forklift Certification Test (Includes both written and field testing)

Preferred Qualifications, but not required

At least one year of forklift experience

At least one year of materials handling experience

Forklift Certification (Not Required, the customer will conduct their own certification test before you start)



One Year Temporary Assignment with opportunity to become a permanent full time employee

Off on Holidays

New Year's Day

Martin Luther King Day

Memorial Day

Week of July 4th

Week of Thanksgiving

Week of Christmas

Off the first week of October

Kelly-Sponsored Affordable Care Act Health Coverage available to eligible employees

Service Bonus Plan

Holiday Pay Plan

Weekly Electronic Pay

How to Apply

Submit your application and resume using this posting through the Kelly Career Network

Emailing your resume to with the subject line of Assembly Worker

Visiting the Kelly Services Office during open application hours (we do not accept applications outside these hours)

Monday, Tuesday, and Friday 10am - 1pm.

If you apply online through the Kelly Career Network or choose to email your resume, the second part of the application will be emailed to you if you are selected to proceed with the process. Please check your email for this.

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Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,

Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is

committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity

is The Law.