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Forklift Operator / Material Handler II - $17.50 per hour

Company: Glanbia Performance Nutrition
Location: Shorewood
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Material Handler II

Date: Jun 6, 2021

Location: Aurora, IL, US, 60504

Company: Glanbia

For any applicants that have 1+ years of forklift experience- you are able to negotiate your hourly pay so that your pay matches your experience level!

Pay Rate: $17.50 per hour

Monday - Friday shifts

6:00 AM - 2:30 PM

2:00 PM - 10:30 PM (+ $0.75 an hour)

10:00 PM - 6:30 AM (+ $1.00 an hour)

Essential Functions:

Load, unload, move, count/pick, stack and stage product and materials using a sit down or stand-up forklift or other MH as required.
Maintain equipment and materials in a neat, clean and orderly fashion.
Inspect any assigned equipment on a daily basis. Operate all equipment in a safe and efficient manner following work methods and OSHA standards. Drives electric powered MHE equipped with lifting devices such as forklift, evaluating platforms to lift or stack products or materials.
Assist in maintaining/promoting the safety of the warehouse. Report issues and problems to management. Will support and abide by the company's safety program and all safety initiatives, policies and procedures.
Accurately pull and prepare product for shipment.
Responsible for filling out all documentation correctly and clearly.
Inspect all materials during picking, shipping and receiving to ensure product number accuracy and material is free of damage. Report any discrepancies.
Keep appropriate records and reports to guarantee that tight inventory control and security is maintained. Assist in physical inventories.
Coordinate as necessary with all other departments/functions, especially customer service, transportation, and maintenance.
Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): N95 Respirator, lab coat, safety shoes, safety glasses, bump cap, hearing protection, hair net, beard net, and nitrile gloves
Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Basic information of the position

Ability to read and write English fluently.
Oral and written communication skills are essential.
Basic math skills are required.
Good judgment and decision-making abilities.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office application including Excel and Word.


High school diploma or equivalent
At least 1 year of manufacturing/distribution operations experience required.
At least 1 year of documented forklift experience is required.
RF scanning equipment experience is preferred.


The work is classified as Medium Physical Demand Level (PDL) by the US Dept. of Labor's Dictionary of Occupational Titles.

Frequencies: Occasional (1-33%); Frequent (34-66%); Continuous (67-100%)

Lifting Demands:

Lift up to 55 lbs. on a frequent basis 6 inches off Ground to Waist.
Lift up to 30 lbs. on an occasional basis Waist to Shoulder.
Carry up to 55 lbs. on an occasional basis up to 10 feet.
Carry up to 55 lbs. on an occasional basis up 2 stairs.

Postural Demands:

Sitting - Occasional
Standing - Continuous
Walking - Frequent

Bending/stooping - Frequent

Work Environment:

Work with known allergens - Frequent
Most common allergens found in the plant/warehouse environment include, but are not limited to, milk, soy, wheat, egg, peanut and tree nut
Work with powders - Continuous

Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Keywords: Glanbia Performance Nutrition, Joliet , Forklift Operator / Material Handler II - $17.50 per hour, Professions , Shorewood, Illinois

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