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Production Forklift Operator (Hi Lo)


Job Description


Means TransForm Products, a business unit of Means Industries, is an industry leading manufacturer of metal-formed products and precision propulsion components utilizing advanced proprietary stamping, machining, laser-welding and assembly processes.  This business is involved in significant advanced research and application of tooling and die equipment, process design and development.  Means TransForm Products has two manufacturing facilities in Saginaw, Michigan; two manufacturing facilities in Sterling Heights, Michigan; a manufacturing facility in Shelby Township, Michigan and a manufacturing facility in London, Ontario, Canada. For more information about our company, please visit our website (

Means is a division of Amsted Industries (, one of the world’s largest transportation component manufacturers. Based in Chicago, Amsted specializes in products that serve the rail, heavy-duty vehicle, automotive, construction and general industrial markets. Amsted has 45 manufacturing facilities in 11 countries and employs more than 16,000 people throughout the world. Amsted is one of the largest 100 percent employee-owned companies in the United States.

Tier one automotive supplier seeks Production Forklift Operator. Ideal candidate will have at least 2 years of HiLo experience in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Must be able to pass the test for a Hilo license.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Must know and follow safe operational practices
  • Must be able to work necessary overtime if required

Physical Requirements:

  • Excellent manual dexterity, ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds occasionally
  • Work will require the need to operate Hilo for extended periods of time sitting

Environmental Requirements and Conditions:

  • Work is performed in a manufacturing environment with continuous exposure to noise
  • Serves in the capacity of waste water handler commensurate with completion of proper environmental training
  • Possess knowledge of IATF-16949, and Q1 compliance criteria

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please. No recruiters / search firms, please.

Company Culture
Means supports and cultivates creativity through a collaborative cross functional work environment. By nurturing innovation at all levels of the company, Means’ desire for progress and improvement helps launch pioneering, transformative technologies within the automotive industry.

With a high level focus on people development, you can grow and develop through diverse work experiences and quality training opportunities. Means is experiencing exponential growth and supports a culture where employees take pride and ownership in their work. As an employee owned company, you will recognize your direct impact on the business and be part of its success (US Only).

Means offers a comprehensive range of benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with employer matching, a health savings account with contribution for US employees and an excellent retirement package.

Means is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.