Is Winter Too Late for a Forklift Job?

It might not seem like forklift drivers would be in demand during the winter, but that isn’t the case. Many companies that have warehouse facilities or manage production require skilled forklift drivers all year-round, so they hire whenever there is a vacancy, regardless of the time of year.

If you are looking for a position that includes operating a forklift, there are options. Here’s a look at just some of the forklift jobs that are available right now.

Forklift – Dundee, MI

A manufacturing company that specializes in electrical and plumbing products is looking for a forklift operator for its second shift. The ideal candidate has at least two years of forklift experience, stable primary computer and tablet skills, and a history of good attendance. For the right candidate, the position might go permanent and, while the starting pay is competitive, joining the stable team also comes with a pay raise and excellent benefits.

Forklift – Rossford, OH

An automotive supplier is looking for backup forklift drivers who can also work on the production line. However, the right candidate might have a chance to become a full-time forklift operator. To qualify, you need at least two years of forklift experience in a fast-paced environment. The position is on the day shift and comes with competitive pay.

Material Handler – Monroe, MI

If you are looking for a forklift job, this opportunity is a great option. An automotive distribution company is hiring a material handler, and previous forklift experience is a must. The environment is fast-paced, and you’ll be responsible for pulling orders, shrink-wrapping shipments, and preparing orders for delivery. The pay is very competitive, and the right candidate may get a chance to join the permanent team.

Production Worker – Romulus, MI

The ideal candidate for this production worker opportunity has forklift driving skills, as the ability to operate a forklift is a fundamental part of the role. Additionally, you’ll handle a variety of general labor duties throughout the warehouse, making the job active and an excellent option for candidates who enjoy getting their hands dirty. Along with a competitive pay rate, this day shift position can go permanent.

Shipping Clerk – Monroe, MI

If you have previous forklift experience (either stand-up or sit-down), this shipping clerk role might be a great fit. You’ll be responsible for loading and unloading trailers, breaking down stock, labeling products, and stacking racks in a fast-paced automotive distribution company facility. The role is considered entry-level, so you don’t need a substantial amount of prior experience to qualify potentially. Along with a competitive pay rate and a day shift schedule, the position has a chance to go permanent, making it a long-term opportunity.


All of the positions above potentially involve forklift driving, making them ideal options for candidates who want to operate a forklift as part of their duties. If you’d like to learn more about these or other open Forklift jobs, the team at The Advance Group wants to hear from you. Contact us to speak with one of our recruiters today.






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