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Forklift and Reach Truck Operator-*$1500 sign on Bonus

Job Number:  18437
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Cosma Body Assembly Michigan
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

New Hudson, MI, US, 48165





Job Number: 18437 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: Cosma Body Assembly Michigan 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: New Hudson 




Group Description


Cosma provides a comprehensive range of body, chassis and engineering solutions to global customers. Through our robust product engineering, outstanding tooling capabilities and diverse process expertise, we continue to bring lightweight and innovative products to market.



Position Summary

The Material Forklift/Reach Truck Operator contributes to the safe, efficient flow of daily production through the movement of raw materials, in-process and finished goods and containers. Safety and department housekeeping are also the responsibility of the Forklift/Reach Truck Operator.  This position is on 2nd shift, 1:30 pm to 9:30 pm, with some overtime and weekends. $1,500.00 Siign On Bonus Available.

Core Duties & Responsibilities

Safely and efficiently move components, containers, finished good, partials, and scrap, etc. according to current movement and storage policy/procedures; Perform material handling duties: move, load/unload parts either by forklift or reach truck operation; carry out and record incoming/outgoing inspection parts, tags, racks, etc.; operate inventory scanner; cycle material based on FIFO standards; Ensures there are no production delays, shortages or stock loss; Performs daily inspections, keeps equipment charged/fueled and monitors fluid levels. Reports service conditions as required and takes the equipment out of service if it has any safety concerns and adheres to all safe driving polices; Properly rotates stock First In, First Out (FIFO) and notifies proper personnel or any potential shortages/overstocks; Ensures all outgoing shipments are properly scanned to Bill of Lading (BOL); Ensures all inbound shipments are properly checked in; Monitors outbound & inbound products and shipments for defects and reports all issues immediately. Verifies product being sent to customer and verifies & documents containers coming in from suppliers and customers.

Required Skills & Experience

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Valid drivers license.
  • Prior experience operating a forklift and/or reach truck.
  • Prior experience loading and unloading trailers.
  • Ability to understand, anticipate and follow direction while exercising maturity of judgement.
  • Good coordination of movement to carry out routine, repetitive tasks and the ability to lift up to 40 pounds.
  • Ability to work in a team environment or independently to perform duties with little supervision.
  • Able to sit/stand for prolonged periods of time while operating material handling equipment in a manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to understand and use basic computer software an asset.

Additional Information

  • Ability to work well in a fast paced environment and with a variable workload.
  • Ability to work flexible hours in order to meet customer requirements.
  • Possesses good verbal and written communication skills.
  • The Forklift/Reach Truck Operator works in a manufacturing plant environment and will be exposed to some elements such as temperature and noise.


13--Materials Management F--Permanent/Regular 

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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