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Materials Forklift Driver

Job Number:  22018
Group:  Magna Seating
Division:  Magna Seating Detroit
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Highland Park, MICHIGAN, US, 48203

Work Style: 

Group Description
Magna is an innovative leader in the development and manufacturing of high quality complete seating systems. Our solution includes seating structures, mechanisms and hardware, as well as foam and trim products for global automotive, heavy truck and bus industries. Our capabilities include market and consumer research; full concept development; design and engineering capabilities; testing, validation and world-class manufacturing. Our award-winning seating solutions are developed from consumer research, finding the ease of operation to be comfortable, convenient and connected.


Role Summary



Responsible for the movement and storage of production parts within the plant; and ensures production line has the correct parts for production in a timely manner.




Key Responsibilities

Moves parts on the plant floor and in the shipping/receiving area through the operation of a forklift truck.

Supplies parts to assembly stations and sequencing lanes in a timely manner.

Loads and unloads parts from trucks.

Maintains stock in an organized fashion (FIFO).

Assists with monthly physical inventories and daily cycle counts.

Initiates, recommends or provides solutions through appropriate channels; participates in Kaizen/MPS activities.

Works in a manner that promotes teamwork among fellow employees.

Completes all paperwork associated with the job assignment in an accurate and timely manner.

Displays a positive attitude towards safety, works safely and follows all the Company's safety policies and procedures.

Reports all unsafe and unhealthy conditions or acts to management immediately.

Reports injuries, accidents, illnesses, near misses and property damage immediately to your Supervisor.

with all Health, Safety and Environmental standards in accordance with the Magna Employee Charter, the Occupational Health & Safety Act. and the Michigan Occupational Health & Safety Act.

there is reason to believe that any equipment, or physical condition of the workplace is likely to endanger the employee or co-worker, or is in contravention of OSHA and MISOHA, notify management immediately.

there is any reason to believe that any equipment, physical condition of the workplace  or assigned task is likely to jeopardize customer’s requirements, internal requirements or the quality of tests results and/or equipment build, notify management immediately.

as detailed in our Quality System for ISO/TS16949 2009 including but not limited to Corrective and Preventative Actions, Control of Documents, Control of Records, Internal Audits and Control of Nonconforming Product.


Key Qualifications/Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability and/or physical demands required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Additional Information

Education/Certification/Licensure:   Powered Industrial Truck Permit (requires a passing score on the Powered Industrial Truck training tests administered by Magna Seating Detroit).















Experience:   None


Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:  Good written and verbal communication skills.  Team oriented, communicates well with others, and able to interact with people at all levels and departments.  Detailed oriented and good documentation skills.  Ability to work independently under general supervision.  Demonstrated ability to operate material handling equipment (i.e. forklift truck).


Work performed in a manufacturing plant environment. Exposed to varying temperature within plant depending upon external weather condition.  Continuously sits and operates a forklift truck.  Frequently grips/grasps, bends/stoops, crouches, and lifts and carries up to thirty (30) lbs.  Occasionally climbs on and off the forklift truck.  Must be available to work overtime including weekends and holidays.

07--Operations F--Permanent/Regular 

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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