Warehousing - Forklift Operator

1 month ago | Joliet, IL

Schedule Offered: 2nd shift working from 12:00pm to 8:30pm


Responsible for accurate receiving, storing and shipping of drums and totes containing hazardous and non-hazardous chemicals to meet company standards of sanitation, safety, security, and productivity. Responsible for operating a forklift, drum attachment and shrink wrap machine. Must be able to work assigned shift and have excellent attendance.


Inbound Freight

Count all product, compare to manifest notate and check all shipments for damages

Report shortages, damages and mis-shipments on appropriate forms. Unload inbound shipments safely and move product to storage locations. Stack and store merchandise efficiently and safely.

Receiving/Put Away

Unload inbound shipments safely and move product to storage locations efficiently and safely stack and store the merchandise in the appropriate areas. Notate batch code, quantity and location where product is stored accurately on receiving report.

Order Picking

Ensure that the correct number, type of product and correct batch is picked and stacked in shippable condition with no damages or leaks. Transport orders safely to shipping lanes with material handling equipment. Stencil, label, shrink wrap and mark orders as required.

Outbound Freight

Compare product number, batch, description and quantity, labeling and address with order to ensure outgoing shipments are complete and correct. Accept signature for outbound as necessary. Efficiently move product onto trailers, or containers and brace load for transport. Ensure outbound shipments are free of damage or leaks.


Load, unload, move, stack and stage product and materials using a forklift, in narrow aisles. Maintain equipment in a neat, clean and orderly fashion. Operate equipment efficiently and safely. Comply with OSHA and company safety standards.

Safety, Housekeeping, Security

Maintain a clean, neat, and orderly work area. Conduct operations in a manner that

Promotes safety and teamwork. Report issues and problems to Management.

Other Duties

Sweep dock area. Empty trash cans. Re-label drums. Take trash and damaged pallets out.

*Responsibilities are not limited to those listed. Additional responsibilities may be assigned by supervisor, shift lead or manager as necessary.



A. Education: High school diploma or equivalent

B. Experience: 3-5 years of sit-down forklift experience.

C. Knowledge/Skills: Must be able to read, count accurately, do simple math (add, subtract, multiply) and write legibly. Must be able to pass company fork-lift certification.

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