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Forklift Operators - 1st Shift at Saddle Creek Logistics Services

Posted in Transportation 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Joliet, Illinois





Job Description:

Join a rapidly growing, family-owned company as we expand into our Joliet warehouse! Be part of our exciting environment and contribute toward building a highly successful operations team. You will work in a new facility and be part of a unique culture that supports the individual while promoting a close-knit, team atmosphere.

We are currently looking for Forklift Operators to work on 1st shift , 7:00AM - 3:30PM + OT (schedule subject to change based on operational needs) in our Joliet, IL warehouse.

Job Description:

Forklift Operators are responsible for various job duties within the warehouse/distribution center.

These duties include, but are not limited to; assembly of product, forklift operation, order picking, packing, loading and unloading, RF scanning of product. Applicants must be able to work safely and productively within the warehouse environment. To provide high quality service to our customers through safe, efficient, damage free, cost effective and accurate storage and handling. 

Duties:


  • Operates forklifts within a warehouses environment in a safe, productive manner.


  • Performs warehouse functions including order picking, packing, loading/unloading trucks, assembly of product, etc.


  • Follows company procedures and policies to complete tasks in a timely manner.


  • Works safely and cooperatively with other warehouse associates.


  • Assists in cycle counts, auditing and physical inventories.


  • Insure that the facility is maintained in a clean, neat and orderly fashion.


  • Additional duties assigned by supervisor.

Requirements:


  • A high school diploma or equivalent is preferred.


  • Must be eighteen years of age or older.


  • 1-year warehouse experience.


  • 2-3 years of forklift experience (i.e. sit-down, standup, reach, slip sheet, clamp, epj, etc.)


  • Must maintain productivity and accuracy standards.

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form and the ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may, be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to a non-temperature controlled warehouse (meaning the indoor temperature fluctuates through each season). The warehouse floor is concrete and the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

We offer a comprehensive benefit package which includes:

Complete benefits package: medical/dental/vision/life insurance

401k with company match

Weekly paychecks

16 hours vacation immediately, 2 weeks after 1 year

40 hours personal time after 90 days

Paid holidays

Shift Premium pay

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