Spartan Logistics is always seeking ambitious, hard-working team members, who are interested in furthering their warehousing and distribution career.  Applications are always welcome and are kept on file for a three month period. As a general rule, candidates can apply in person at the warehouse location closest to them.      

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 The forklift driver loads, unloads, verifies product quality and quantity received and shipped on a daily basis along with tagging overflow and providing perfect paperwork. During this process 100 percent accuracy is mandatory. In addition, the forklift driver is responsible for putting away stock and dropping stock for order selectors. These duties are to be performed in a safe, efficient and productive manner. You must have forklift operator experience or certification to apply for this job.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

Principal Accountabilities

  • Unloading trucks and containers
  • Loading trucks
  • Verifying product received and shipped as well as verifying their date codes, tie colors and quantities with 100% accuracy.
  • Cycle overflow stock
  • Forklift inspections
  • Tray unloading from trailers.
  • Tray management and stacking
  • Label product for quick identification

Inventory Control

  • Inventory reconciliation
  • Conducting cycle counts

General Duties

  • General cleaning of warehouse
  • Other duties may be assigned.

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Customer Service: Responds promptly to customer needs; responds to requests for service and assistance; meets commitments.

Judgment: Includes appropriate people in decision-making process, making the best decisions for the client and the other workers as well as the business and using appropriate steps to make those decisions.

Quality: Monitors own work to ensure quality and accuracy.

Quantity: Meets productivity standards; completes work in a timely manner; strives to increase productivity; works quickly.

Safety and Security: Observes safety and security procedures; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly as designed.

Adaptability: Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events, great decision making.

Attendance/Punctuality: Is consistently at work and on time, on time describes being ready to work before your start time.

Dependability: Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Experience: One-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills: Ability to read, write and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos in English. The individual should have the ability to write simple correspondence. Also, the person needs to be able to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to add and subtract three digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 15's.

Reasoning Ability: This ability applies common sense understanding to carry out detailed but un-involved written or oral instructions. Also, the individual must carry the ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to manipulate product; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and depth perception. Constant on and off the forklift is required to check out quality and coding on product. Ability to lift 40-50 lbs. from floor level to 7 feet regularly.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Warehouse is not climate controlled, temperatures can be anywhere from over 100 to well below freezing.

About Spartan Logistics:

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Spartan Logistics was founded in 1988 in Columbus, Ohio as a warehouse and distribution provider to service the growing industrial base and logistically take advantage of Ohio’s centralized location. This positioned us well to grow to over 1.8 million square feet throughout Ohio and Indiana, as well as additional warehouse locations in South Carolina, North Carolina, Arkansas, and Missouri. Spartan Logistics' sales focus has been handling of food-grade materials, glass, paper and fragile/ high-value products. In addition to warehousing, Spartan Logistics full-service transportation, allows us to provide seamless pick-up, storage, and delivery to our customers. Check us out at

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $14.00 /hour


  • Forklift Operator: 1 year (Preferred)



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