Forklift Mechanics

Santa Fe Springs, CA
Posted 2 years ago

McKinley Packaging – Santa Fe Springs, CA

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McKinley Packaging, a corrugated container manufacturer is currently seeking experienced Forklift Mechanics for our fast-paced facility in Santa Fe Springs, CA.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Diagnose and repair material handling equipment, such as lift trucks, forklifts, aerial lifts, & stand-up reach.
  • Perform diagnosis of equipment to pinpoint issues and develop a cost-effective solution.
  • Perform routine maintenance tasks on material handling equipment
  • Troubleshoot any forklift make & type (propane, diesel, electric)
  • Maintain & repair pickers, stand-up reach riders, and forklifts
  • Repair and replace brakes, cylinders, wheels, radiators, valves, etc.
  • Maintain inventory of parts & maintain all repair records
  • Complete & track work orders as needed


  • Previous experience maintaining and repairing forklifts
  • Experience working as auto mechanic or material-handling repair
  • Experience troubleshooting forklifts (propane, electric, diesel) preferred
  • Available to work overtime as needed
  • Must be able to work safely, utilizing proper PPE at all times

Physical Requirements:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms; safely climb onto and climb off of the lift truck; twist at waist level to look behind them when operating the equipment in reverse; must be able to turn head from side to side; use hands and fingers to operate controls, handle or feel objects, and tools; and talk and hear.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds being able to grasp multiple sheets of corrugated product and propane cylinders, if required
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus, and color vision.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

We offer a competitive compensation package based on experience for the right candidate.


Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No

Work Location: One location

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