Material Handler / Hilo Driver - Holland - $20.50/hr


Holland, MI, US, 49423

Remote: Onsite 

Perrigo Company is dedicated to making lives better by bringing Quality, Affordable Self-care products that consumers trust everywhere they are sold.  Help us do it.


Description Overview

Perrigo is hiring for Distribution positions– mainly roles that will be driving our Powered Industrial Equipment. The shifts for these positions vary, but will be one of the following:  2nd  or 3rd.  Perrigo offers competitive wages, including off shift premiums, as well as a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision, a comprehensive wellness program with an onsite fitness center, tuition reimbursement, holiday/vacation time, paid time off and more!  

Scope of the Role

  • Reporting to the Distribution Supervisor, responsibilities primarily include receiving incoming product, picking customer orders and loading trucks for shipment to customers. 
  • Duties consist of driving Powered Industrial Equipment (forklifts, order pickers, dock trucks) and considerable physical activity (repetitive bending, lifting and twisting).

Experience Required

  • A High School diploma (or G.E.D.) is required as is an excellent attendance record and work history.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license or minimum 1 year of motorized Forklift or Hilo driving experience. In some circumstances other driving experience may be considered in lieu of a valid driver’s license.
  • All candidates must have the ability to work 40 hours per week with availability for overtime when necessary. Candidates must also be available to train on other shifts.
  • Must be able to complete core skills within 1 month or 30 days. Basic computer skills; point & click, ability to navigate through computer-based training systems.  Basic math and reading/comprehension skills.
  • Understands & values safety, teamwork, the importance of quality, and attention to detail in work.
  • Ability to follow direction and Perrigo’s standard operating procedures.
  • It is a requirement that all Specialists can stand for the length of their shift, with breaks every 2 hours, which will amount to approximately 85% of the total shift spent standing. 
  • Be able to see, hear and understand signs, labels, and instructions. This may include having vision (corrected or uncorrected) that meets the requirements of a valid driver’s license. 
  • If the operator does not possess a valid driver’s license, they will be evaluated for vision and other appropriate physical requirements.  Must have eye, hand, and feet coordination.  

Physical requirements: 

Consistently/Frequently – stand, walk, lift 60 lbs., pulling and pushing 60 lbs., stoop/bend, squat, twisting, reach, grasp, move items/boxes, feel with hands/fingers.

Rarely – Climb stairs


Consistently/Frequently - exposure to loud noises/machinery

Other qualities: 

Consistently/Frequently - see (vision), hear, ability to read and write, ability to interpret information, basic to intermediate math skills for adding cases on pallets by layers, counting pallets and quantities on pallets, and reading and writing in English. Simple/Complex problem-solving skills:  how to stack a pallet with different sized boxes.  How to load a semitrailer full of pallets that weigh varying amounts and have the load "scale" correctly.

Simple decision making:  inspecting semi-trailers for safety. Deciding what pallets can be stacked upon others.

We are seeking a diverse applicant pool to ensure the diversity of our team reflects the end consumers we serve through our self-care mission. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that celebrates our team’s differences. Individuals of all races, ethnicities, nationalities, ancestries, religious creeds, sexual orientations, genders, gender identities and gender expressions, national origins, ages, mental and physical abilities, familial status,’ veterans status’, military status’ and more are encouraged to apply. TOGETHER, we make lives better. #DIV

Nearest Major Market: Grand Rapids