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Warehouse/Forklift Operator

  • Location: Richmond, VA
  • Type: Temp-to-Hire
  • Job #1906

AdvantaStaff is looking to hire Warehouse Associate in the Greater Richmond area starting at minimum $17 per hour. This is a temp to hire position with benefits including health insurance, paid time off, and more once eligibility requirements are met. This position receives, stores, packs and distributes material and products. This may include forklift operation, bar code scanning, use of computer, order filling, and basic shipping, receiving and warehouse duties.

Pay: $17 – $22 p/hr *based on experience

Hours/Schedule: Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties

may be assigned.


  • Reads sales orders, to determine items to be picked, packed and/or shipped.
  • Conveys materials and items from receiving to storage racks or to other designated areas.
  • Pulls material from sales orders or requests for materials or other stock items and distributes items to converting operations..
  • Assembles customer orders from stock and places orders on pallets or shelves or conveys orders to packing station for shipping.
  • Uses proper packaging techniques and follows established methods for protecting products during shipping s noted in quality work instructions.
  • May be required to mark materials with identifying information, bar codes, scans bar codes and records amounts or materials or items received or distributed.
  • Operates Forklift to transport material.
  • Responsible for general warehouse housekeeping and safe work practices.

Job Qualifications:

  • Three to six months related experience and /or training or equivalent combination of education and experience. High School Diploma or Equivalent GED
  • Forklift experience is a must.
  • Basic math skills using all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to read and write in English.


Physical/Environmental Requirements:

• Lift up to 50 pounds

• Climb, bend, twist, stand and reach repetitively and unassisted

         Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, color, peripheral and depth vision and ability to adjust focus.

• Operate moving equipment

• Work in hot/cold/damp/cramped/dusty/noisy environments

• Candidate may be required to pass a drug test and Criminal background check based on job location/requirements.


• Health and life insurance

• Vacation and holiday pay

• Safety recognition awards

• Training to enhance your opportunities for advancement

• Temp to full time work after a short trial period

• All candidates will have to pass background check and take a plant safety orientation and pass safety, health and environmental quiz prior to starting the job assignment.


About AdvantaStaff

AdvantaStaff is the region’s premier resource for qualified short and long-term staffing for distribution, manufacturing and light industrial businesses throughout central Virginia. We service the cities of Richmond, Petersburg and Colonial Heights as well as Hanover, Henrico, Chesterfield, Dinwiddie and Prince George counties.

Apply Online: advantastaff.com

Call with questions 804-414-1560 or email info@advantastaff.com


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