Hilo/Forklift Operator - All Shifts - Holland, MI

Company Overview


Here at Haworth, our Members enjoy the following benefits from their first day of employment:

  • Medical, dental, vision, life insurance
  • 401K with company match
  • 4 weeks Paid Time Off Accrual by pay period
  • Bonus opportunities
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Parental Leave
  • On-site 24-hour Fitness Center
  • Opportunity for overtime (Paid at time and a half)

Job Overview


We are currently looking for a Hilo/Forklift Operator to join our team in Holland, MI.


As a Hilo/Forklift Operator, you will:

  • Provides material handling support to manufacturing workstations utilizing powered industrial trucks (PIT). Unloads and may load product to and from trailers.

Required Qualifications

  • 8th grade education
  • Ability to obtain and maintain powered industrial truck certification.

Preferred Qualifications

  • One year warehouse experience helpful.
  • Ability to utilize appropriate electronic production system/warehouse system to complete job duties, as well as current technology tools, e.g. personal computer (PC), tablet, keyboard, mouse, RF gun. 
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Good visual and depth perception.

Major Responsibilities

  • Operates PIT, strictly adhering to Haworth safety standards.
  • Accesses electronic production and warehousing systems to reference and/or print pick lists. Verifies order data, including part specs, counts, location, and delivery schedule. Backtracks pick process to verify or fix input or scan errors.
  • Operates PIT to pick, deliver and stage correct product to correct location.
  • Unloads and may load product to and from trailers. During loading process, ensures correct product is in correct sequence, following instructions to expedite off-loading process.
  • Inspects packaging and verifies labeling data.
  • Consolidates orders for shipping, systematically and physically.
  • May wrap, band, label and relocate skids.
  • Investigates and documents production nonconformance issues.
  • Completes daily inspection PIT checklist, and performs routine battery maintenance. May change propane tanks.

Haworth Values

We listen to our Customers. We rely on our Members. We honor Integrity. We embrace Continuous Learning. We lead with Design. We create Value. We work to make the World better.

EEO, ADA, AA Statement

As an EEO/AA employer, Haworth will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected genetic information, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, religion, height, weight, other protected group status, or any other basis protected by the laws where we employ people. 

Haworth's AAP programs are available for applicant review.  Requests can be made to your Recruiter to review during regular business hours.

This organization participates in E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.

If you have questions about any of the above policies, or if you require an ADA accommodation in the application process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team at careers@haworth.com or (616) 393-1600.

Requisition:  18145

Nearest Major Market: Grand Rapids

Job Segment: Warehouse, Forklift, Inspector, Equipment Operator, Manufacturing, Quality