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Forklift Operator

Company: Xpedient Logistics
Location: Joliet
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Xpedient is a full-service 3rd party logistics provider. We have experience helping a diverse client base in warehousing services, transportation management, supply chain management, order fulfillment and labor needs.Shift: 7am-5pmSummaryOur Team Members operate powered industrial equipment such as stand-up and sit-down forklifts with fork or clamp attachments. Tasks loading/unloading pallets and cases, picking/staging orders, putting away pallets, and other general forklift work.Roles and Responsibilities

  • Conduct operations in a manner promoting safety
  • Sit-down lift experiences preferred
  • Minimum of 6 months of forklift and warehouse experience
  • Must be super-efficient in all tasks required
  • Put away inbound shipments/move product to storage locations using a forklift
  • Picking cases by the each onto pallets using the powered equipment
  • Prepare product for shipment ensuring the exact number and correct item is staged for loading
  • Keep appropriate records and reports for inventory accuracy
  • Report quality variances
  • Maintain the facility's equipment and materials in a neat, clean, and orderly fashion
  • Assist in any required physical inventories
  • Complete daily inspection of equipment
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by management
  • Ensure proper stock rotation
  • Satisfactory completion of a forklift training program
  • Comply with all OSHA and MSDS standards
  • Ability to read, understand and follow instructions, and to code applicable documentsQualifications
    • Must be able to pass Forklift Driving Skills test
    • This position requires lifting cases weighing from 20-45 pounds repeatedly throughout a long work period
    • 18 years or older
    • Working in a high-speed manufacturing environment (e.g., team-oriented, deadline driven, high performance demands, fast-paced, etc.)
    • Driving a forklift (e.g., performing basic operations such as driving forwards, driving backwards, lifting and lowering boom, maneuvering in tight areas without damaging product, etc.)
    • Working with racking systems and loading/unloading pallets (e.g., pulling and placing pallets on/off vertical product racking systems and trucks, maximizing storage by stacking products vertically, etc.)
    • Working with standards of operation (e.g., OSHA requirements on minimum/maximum speeds, signaling, putting products in appropriate areas, etc.)Safety:
      • Observe and follow health and safety regulations
      • Enforces operating instructions and safety policies.
      • Assist management in establishing warehouse standards and procedures
      • Maintain detailed records of safety incidents
      • Assign designated safety personnel
      • Maintain warehouse in a clean, safe, and orderly condition. Must be able to successfully pass a background check and drug screen. Xpedient Logistics is an Equal Opportunity Employer.Xpedient offers competitive wages, insurance benefits (medical, dental, vision and life), paid time off and holidays. Compensation details: 17.5-17.5 Hourly Wage

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Keywords: Xpedient Logistics, Joliet , Forklift Operator, Professions , Joliet, Illinois

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