Careers with forklifts DSM


Parts Associate is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Parts room. 

Duties include receiving incoming shipments, delivery of orders to both internal & external customers and the daily upkeep of parts inventory & areas belonging to the Parts department.


  • Answer calls for Parts department
  • Sign for deliveries & assist with unloading—inspect all shipments for damage & notify freight company &  Parts Manager before signing, if damage is detected
  • Open all packages & verify quantities & parts numbers with packing slip; check all packages for damage &      notify Parts Manager with any discrepancies
  • Process & file purchase orders, EBO’s & stock orders
  • Enter parts on work orders, invoice out Parts orders/tickets
  • Receive orders in EBS using the EBO–parts that do not have an EBO will need to be billed either to the work order or sales order as an OPP entry
  • Pull parts & gather them on a daily basis for Shop jobs & Road Tech work orders
  • Notify Service Manager of any parts received on Service order tickets
  • Track down/order after-market options for parts, if needed
  • For customer orders, notify customer that parts have been received & are ready for pick-up
  • Return cores promptly & monitor core credits
  • Return parts for Warranty, as instructed by Warranty Administrator
  • Respond to email requests for parts quotes in a timely manner
  • Stage orders on Shipping counter that need to be shipped, Stock orders need to be received in the same manner


  • Run Inventory listing
  • Manage monthly core deposit schedule
  • Take inventory of road vans


Forklifts Service Technicians are responsible for repairing a wide range of material handling equipment.


  • Diagnose equipment failures efficiently and effectively

  • Remove and install OEM componentry

  • Disassemble and reassemble existing componentry

  • This includes engines, attachments, electrical systems, hydraulics, transmissions, power train, brakes, steering, and electronic controls.


  • Valid driver’s license and insurability

  • Pass a pre-employment physical, and drug screen

  • Own tools to perform main job functions (laptop provided)

  • Maintain a safe work environment at all times

  • Understand and operate Microsoft and Forklifts’ software

  • Able to pull, lift, or move up to 75 lbs.

  • Read and understand electric and hydraulic circuit diagrams

  • Communicate effectively with all customers


We offer the following benefits to our employees:

Established in 1954, Family owned and operated since 1976!

 Servicing the material handling industry for over 47 years! In this time Forklifts has grown and developed into a multi-line distributor of critical material handling solutions.

Forklifts’ greatest asset is our people, averaging ten years of service with the company providing support for our customer’s material handling needs.

Utilizing strong employee benefits, a safe, communication rich workplace and competitive wages, Forklifts strives to be a great place to work with family values at its core.

Went in to see about a possible job and left excited to get to work! Awesome people and even better business.
Terry Weaver
Shop Foreman