Overhead Crane Operator in Greensboro, NC at Advanced Personnel Resources

Date Posted: 8/18/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Client in Greensboro is seeking an experienced overhead crane operator for their manufacturing facility. Positions are on 1st (5am-2:30pm) & 2nd (2:25pm-11:55pm) shift Mon-Fri w/ OT and occasional Sats. Pay rate depends on experience between $12-16/hr. Job details are listed below. MUST HAVE RECENT OVERHEAD CRANE EXPERIENCE FOR CONSIDERATION AND IT MUST BE HIGHLIGHTED ON YOUR RESUME. IF "OVERHEAD CRANE" IS NOT LISTED ON YOUR RESUME IT IS LESS LIKELY THAT YOU WILL BE CONTACTED FOR THIS JOB OPENING.


  • Metal/Steel Processing: 1 year (Preferred)
  • overhead crane operator: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Forklift Operator: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Manufacturing: 1 year (Required)

Equipment Operation:

  • Load, unload, move, stack, and stage product and materials using a overhead crane or other power equipment.
  • Maintain the facility’s equipment and materials in a neat, clean, and orderly fashion.
  • On a daily basis, inspect and perform minor maintenance on the forklift or other equipment.
  • Operate all equipment in a safe and efficient manner following prescribed work methods.
  • Associates must maintain an active forklift certification.
  • Change fuel tanks on fork lifts as needed: participate in physical inventories; perform labeling, sorting, wrapping, packing, and repacking as needed.

Material Processing:

  • Use gauges, calipers, indicators, or tape measures for measurement.
  • Determining processing specifications such as materials, tool requirements, dimensions and tolerances by reviewing work orders and process sheets.
  • Print labels & apply to appropriate pallets for shipping.
  • Use RF scanner to scan products.
  • Review customer orders & cross reference SKU numbers for accuracy.
  • Perform various packaging and wrapping functions, as well as putting material on pallets for shipment.
  • Repair packaging and pallets as requested.
  • May be required to use computer for basic data entry.


  • Unload inbound shipments safely and move product to storage locations. Inspect material for accuracy and quality.
  • Efficiently stack and store product in appropriate area.
  • Maintain an organized work area.

Order Picking:

  • Efficiently moves product form staging and/or storage to production lines and/or staging docks.
  • Perform picking duties in an efficient manner that meets customer service standards.
  • Pull and prepare for shipment, ensuring that the exact number and type of product is loaded and shipped.
  • Prepare shipments for shipping accurately and in a timely manner, as required.


  • Ensure raw material, work-in-process, and finished goods are accurate, within customer specifications, and free of damage.
  • Report inventory variances and/or quality non-conformance.


  • Keep appropriate records and reports to guarantee that tight inventory control and security are maintained.
  • Assist in physical inventories. Ensure proper stock rotation.

Safety, Housekeeping, and Compliance:

  • Maintain a clean, neat, orderly work area, and help maintain the facility to provide a clean, safe work environment.
  • Will comply with all Standard Operating Procedures, corporate and site specific policies, safety rules, and OSHA/ MSDS Standards.
  • Participates in safety meetings.


  • Perform or assist in building, grounds, and equipment maintenance as assigned.

Other Duties:

  • May perform other warehouse duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


  • Overhead crane and forklift experience required
  • Basic reading and writing comprehension in English (to read work order instructions, safety and policy manuals)
  • Basic mathematical skills
  • Take pride in delivering excellent customer service
  • Available to work a flexible schedule
  • Thrive in a busy, fast-paced warehouse environment
  • Ability to work closely with others in a team environment
  • Ability to read a tape measure
  • Basic computer skills
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Prior metals experience preferred