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Forklift Operator

Company: Ryder System Inc.
Location: Joliet
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Position Description Our team is growing! Ryder is hiring a Cargo Handler in Joliet, IL! The Cargo Handler is responsible for accurately loading and unloading our customer's products. This may include moving product into and out of trailers and warehouse locations, placing product in distribution bins for the customer or any variation as required. This position is responsible for customer satisfaction by ensuring that all they accurately follow all work instructions, whether written or verbal. About the position: * Requirements: * Forklift experience required * Must be able to pass criminal background check and drug test Requirements * High school diploma or equivalent * Forklift certification required * A minimum of one year of related shipping and receiving or warehouse experience, with two years preferred * Ability to lift at least fifty (50) pounds unassisted * Capacity to transact system information in a productive manner * Strong oral and written communications skills in English * Ability to create and maintain professional relationships within all levels of the organization (peers, work groups, customers, and supervisors) * Ability to work independently and as a member of a team. * Flexibility to operate and self-driven to excel in a fast-paced environment * Capable of multi-tasking, highly organized, with excellent time management skills * Detail-oriented with excellent follow-up practices Responsibilities * Performs material moves with associated transactions as required by the customer * Works at a fast pace continuously * Loads and unloads inbound/outbound trailers * Ensures all scanning is completed correctly * Helps train dock employees on new procedures * Ensures facility is secure at end of shift; investigates/resolves scanning issues and housekeeping * Performs the assigned tasks, as directed, to include the physical handling of materials within associated customer transactions * Completes assignments safely within the allotted time * Participates in workgroup and other team activities for the purpose of self improvement and improving warehouse operations and related business functions ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: * Abides by all company safety policies and procedures. * Responsible for performing work assignments in an accurate, timely and safe manner * Picks product to fill customer orders * Packs, crates and prepares order to load on truck/trailer * Operates cardboard baler machine * Operates forklift and manual pallet jack * Pre-trip inspection on forklift on a daily basis * Completes required training as scheduled. * Other duties may be assigned based on operational needs Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Keywords: Ryder System Inc., Joliet , Forklift Operator, Professions , Joliet, Illinois

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