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Material Handler Forklift Driver

Job Number:  65899
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Cosma Body Assembly Michigan
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

New Hudson, MICHIGAN, US, 48165

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About us


We see a future where everyone can live and move without limitations. That’s why we are developing technologies, systems and concepts that make vehicles safer and cleaner, while serving our communities, the planet and, above all, people.


Forward. For all.


Group Summary


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.


About the Role

The Material Handling Equipment 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 Material Handling Equipment Operator.

Your Responsibilities

  • Safely and efficiently move components, containers, partials and scrap, etc. according to current movement and storage policy/procedures.
  • Perform material handling duties: move, load/unload parts either by Forklift or Tugger operation.
  • 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.

Who we are looking for

  • Ability to work in a team environment or independently to perform duties with little supervision.
  • 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.
  • Ability to understand basic computer software an asset.
  • Possesses good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to interact effectively with other team members.
  • Able to sit/stand for prolonged periods of time while operating material handling equipment in a manufacturing environment.

Your preferred qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Valid drivers license.
  • Prior experience operating a forklift, reach truck or tugger.
  • Prior experience loading and unloading trailers.
  • Ability to understand, anticipate and follow direction while exercising maturity of judgement.
  • Possesses or has the ability to successfully obtain a fork lift and tugger license and must demonstrate that they can operate equipment safely and efficiently.
  • Good coordination of movement to carry out routine, repetitive tasks and the ability to lift up to 40 pounds.

What we offer

At Magna, you can expect an engaging and dynamic environment where you can help to develop industry-leading automotive technologies. We invest in our employees, providing them with the support and resources they need to succeed. As a member of our global team, you can expect exciting, varied responsibilities as well as a wide range of development prospects. Because we believe that your career path should be as unique as you are.

Site Benefits

  • Profit-Sharing (i.e. Cash/Stock Options)
  • 401(k) Company Match
  • Paid Vacation
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance/Dependent (Spouse & Child) Life Insurance
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • Perks @ Work Program

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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