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Material Handler/Forklift Operator

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Workplace:  Onsite Position

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46202

Contract Type:  Full-Time
Working Hours:  40
Employment Type:  Regular

Come join a team that makes a difference here and around the globe!


Peerless Pump, an Indianapolis based subsidiary of Grundfos, is seeking an experienced Industrial Material Handler/Forklift Operator to join our Indianapolis 1st shift Production team.

This position will operate Monday-Friday (7:00am-3:30pm) and perform all activities related to receiving, storing, and preparing for shipment any and all material whether domestic or international.


Why Peerless?


Peerless: having no equal; matchless, unrivaled. At Peerless, our team of experts come together with a common passion for manufacturing sustainable pumps that provide peace of mind. Our pumps create more reliable food supplies, clean and safe water, and keep life and property safe around the globe. For nearly a century, the Peerless brand has helped keep people safe where they live, work, and play. We are Pioneers. We are united. We are Peerless! Join our united team!


Work/Life Balance:


  • our team enjoys regular work week,
  • an outstanding benefits package with very affordable insurances,
  • generous paid time off [4 weeks/year + 56 hours PTO/year],
  • an unparalleled holiday and paid shut down program


What is the job about?


  • To bend, stoop, twist and lift 40lbs.
  • To operate material handling equipment [both sit down and stand up operations]
  • Stand for long periods of time throughout assigned shift
  • Pack &/or unpack material.
  • Receive, store, ship, label, move, segregate, disburse, and issue material, tools, and fixtures.
  • Move any and all material and place in designated location or storage rack.
  • Inspect orders for completeness and suitability for receipt, storage, or shipment.
  • Check for proper marking, tagging, and finish.
  • Report errors, defects, and shortages.
  • Performs manual and electronic record keeping and information retrieval functions.
  • Construct boxes, skids, crates and etc.
  • Provide training and instruction to other employees as required.
  • Pick-up or deliver material using a car, truck, crane or forklift.
  • Make minor repairs or adjustments as required to items ready to be shipped.
  • Maintain workplace in a clean and orderly fashion.
  • Complete detailed paperwork for processing of both domestic & international shipments.


What do you need to apply?


  • 1-3yrs experience operating stand up material handling equipment in an industrial environment
  • HS diploma or equivalent


Peerless Pump participates in E-verify and is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. All positions subject to post offer drug screening and background checks.

About Grundfos 
Grundfos is one of the world’s leading water technology companies with more than 19.000 employees in 60+ countries all over the world. Our skills commit us to pioneering solutions to the world’s water and climate challenges and improve the quality of life for people. We dare to do things that others cannot or dare not do, as we believe innovation is not only a business opportunity, but an obligation. And what really matters to us is not short term profit, but the impact we make. By becoming part of our united powerful team, you too can drive this change no matter your role.

An inclusive team
If you like the look of this job and know you can bring your skills to contribute to our purpose, please apply. We need and welcome professional people from all corners – however you identify and whatever your background is.

Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis

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