Forklift Operator in Chicago, IL at Jobs | Lyneer Staffing

Date Posted: 9/12/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Our client is currently seeking an experienced and highly skilled Forklift Operator. The prime function of this position is to provide support to their supply chain through collecting, loading, shipping and receiving warehouse products. You will be responsible for operating technical equipment, optimizing loading for efficient logistics and supporting other warehouse functions to ensure optimal operation of the business. Flexibility with scheduled work days and shift preference is required.



Your Day 

  • Read production schedules, customer orders, work orders, shipping orders, or requisitions to determine items to be moved, gathered, and/or distributed
  • Pull and prepare product for shipment, ensuring that the exact number and type of product is loaded
  • Sort and place materials or items on racks, shelves, or in bins according to predetermined sequence such as size, type, style, color, or product code
  • Assembles customer orders from stock, stage orders and/or conveys orders to packing station or shipping department according to OH or customer pick sheet
  • Load, unload, move, stack and stage products and materials using a forklift, clamp truck or other power equipment
  • Maintain equipment by keeping it clean and safe, reporting service requests as needed
  • Assist in maintaining the security of the warehouse by conducting operations in a manner which promotes safety
  • Mark  materials with identifying information
  • Record amounts of materials or items received or distributed





Job Requirements

About You

  • You have experience with with either Turret and/or Cherry Picker
  • You have a minimum 3 to 6 months experience and/or training in a warehouse environment
  • Previous experience operating warehouse equipment such as a forklift preferred
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos
  • Ability to follow safety regulations while operating equipment
  • Ability to regularly lift up to 40 pounds
  • Ability to learn proper operations of warehouse equipment