Overhead Crane Operator/Material Handler

Suwanee, GA

Posted: 06/23/24 Employment Type: Temp/Contract Industry: Transportation and Warehousing Job Number: 5780

Job Description

Shift: Monday- Friday 
          1st 6 am- 2: 30 pm

          2nd 2: 30 pm- 11 pm

          3rd  11 pm - 7 am

Payrate: $16.50

Job Functions/Responsibilities: 
  • Operates an overhead crane or fork lift to select material from stock in the bay or in the yard that is specified in the customer’ s order 
  • Operates an overhead crane or fork lift to load customer’ s order onto a flatbed trailer & securing material to the trailer (loading) 
  • Off loading inbound materials from railcars & flatbeds, & insuring that new inventory is positioned correctly in the warehouse bay or yard (unloading) 
  • Maintains bay or yard inventory in an orderly & systematic fashion to insure the safety of others & ease new order selection 
  • Loads & unloads incoming/outgoing trucks with customer deliveries (finished goods) with use of a crane or fork lift 
  • Uses crane, as necessary, to move inventory finished goods to staging area 
  • May perform basic clerical or recordkeeping tasks 
  • Communicates with Supervisor or Operations Manager concerning scheduling of tasks & assignment of priorities in the bay or yard 
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned 
  • Responsible for maintaining a clean and safe work environment for all employees: including picking up trash, wooden boards, metal bands, etc in keeping work environment in line with company standards

Job Requirements



  • Ability to read and properly use all measuring devices with accuracy 
  • Attention to detail 
  • Ability to pass all company required testing 
  • Must be able to lift up to 60 lbs 
  • Must be willing to work overtime when needed 
  • Must pass a 7 year background check (No misdemeanors or felonies in the last 7 years)
  • Safety minded 
  • Excellent attendance 
  • Able to work independently or within a team

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