Forklift Driver/Material Handler



holland, oh, usa
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Position: Forklift Operator/Material Handler

Pay: Starting wage $19.74/hr , not including shift premium.


  • 2nd Shift - 3:00 P.M. to 11:30 P.M.

  • 3rd Shift - 11:00 P.M. to 7:30 A.M.

*Working 19 days straight with 2 days off*

What You Get:

  • Paid vacation and 13 paid holidays.

  • Annual bonus opportunity (up to 3% annual salary based on Plant’s performance).

  • College tuition reimbursement.

  • 401k plan offered with company match.

  • Company contributions available for employee Health Savings Account.

  • Competitive health, dental, vision, life, home/auto purchase benefit options available.

  • Fitness reimbursement program.

  • Employee battery program – 1 free battery a year.

  • Lots of opportunity for growth and advancement.

What You Will Do

Forklift Operators are responsible for supplying production lines with necessary materials, removing goods from production lines as necessary to support production needs, load and/or unload semi-trailers, wrapping and/or storing materials, utilizing partial pallets and the first in first out (FIFO) inventory management method. All inventory must be accurately managed using the plant’s inventory management system (BES), including all movement of product.

Please Note: The physical demands of this job may vary from day to day based on the tasks assigned, and the nature of these tasks are performed in an environment containing many potential variables. It is therefore important to note that this description does not capture all potential tasks related to the position noted and may include tasks that are not applicable to all forklift classifications. Due to these factors, key tasks were captured, typical of the day-to-day work performed and may be modified by management.

How You Will Do It

  • As a Material Handler you will be responsible for loading and unloading materials at the lines.

  • The Material Handler is responsible for staging each production line with the proper materials.

  • Verify quantities received and perform incoming inspections.

  • Load finished products on trucks that are ready to be shipped to customers.

  • Responsible for moving finished products, raw materials, and part to different locations in the plant.

  • Perform daily production cycle counts.

What We Look For

  • 1+ year of forklift experience in a manufacturing setting.

  • Comfortable working 12-hour days as needed.

  • Availability to work overtime and weekends as needed.

  • Pass forklift certification.

  • Basic computer skills.

  • Basic math, reading and writing skills.

  • Must be able to wear required PPE.

What We Do Here

Our Toledo, Ohio fully integrated plant manufactures batteries used in

automotive and marine applications. This is our largest plant at Clarios. We

opened our facility in 1981 and now employ more than 610 people and operate

six days per week. We are actively involved in our local community and give

back through the United Way, Habitat for Humanity, Cherry Street Mission and

Ronald McDonald House.

Who we are:
Clarios is the creator behind the world’s most recognizable car battery brands. We are the car battery found in most new vehicles including leading brands such as Ford, General Motors, Toyota, Honda, and Nissan. Our 16,000 employees develop, manufacture, and distribute batteries for virtually every type of vehicle. We recover, recycle, and reuse up to 99% of our battery materials, leading sustainability practices in our industry. Clarios, formerly Johnson Controls Battery Group, is currently a Brookfield portfolio company. Learn more about us at

We recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please apply. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is key to challenging the status quo. Therefore, we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions. Please let us know if you require accommodations during the interview process by emailing We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value diversity in our teams in terms of work experience, area of expertise, gender, ethnicity, and all other characteristics protected by laws in the countries where we operate. For more information on our commitment to sustainability, diversity, and equal opportunity, please read our latest report. We want you to know your rights because EEO is the law.

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