Forklift Operator - 1st Shift - Byhalia, MS

Department: US Distribution Center

Forklift Operator - 1st Shift, Byhalia, Mississippi

At Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc., a leading designer, marketer and distributor of small household and commercial appliances, our culture is one of hard work, ethical behavior and teamwork.  We roll up our sleeves and work hard to create products that have been pleasing customers for over 100 years.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package which includes health, dental and vision insurances, along with 401(k),  paid vacation, a paid charitable day off to share your talents with the non-profit of your choice, a quarterly subsidy to help cover the costs associated with staying fit, the ability to purchase our products at a discounted cost, employee recognition, team building activities, and a casual dress code just to name a few of the advantages of working for this dynamic company.

We are seeking qualified candidates for a Forklift Operator – 1st Shift opportunity at our Byhalia, Mississippi Distribution Center.  

Responsibilities of the position include: 

The Forklift Operator is responsible for picking and loading freight securely and correctly.  In this role you will ensure that work is done, in a safe and timely manner. 

  • Drive a slip-sheet forklift equipped with lifting devices to push, pull, stack or move products      
  • Check assigned slip-sheet forklift at beginning of shift to ensure unit is functional      
  • Obtain proper documents from supervisor or lead person indicating priority of work assignments      
  • Review reports/orders/customer instructions to ensure proper handling of product      
  • Monitor assigned areas of the warehouse for damaged product/pallets      
  • Ensure production standards are maintained      
  • Must be able to work in a team environment     
  • Other duties as assigned by Distribution Management Team             

Requirements of the position include: 

  • HS Diploma or GED is required.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience driving a sit-down, reach, cherry picker and slip sheet.
  • Warehouse Management System experience desired; HighJump experience highly desired           

Our employees enjoy working in a drug-free environment.   Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc. is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce.  We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. Our company uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit

If you're interested, please apply HERE.








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