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Job Title:

Forklift Operator

Job Post ID:


Posted Until:







2nd and 3rd Shift


Full Time



Job Description:

Reach Truck/Forklift Operator

WeatherTech is seeking well-qualified Reach Truck/Forklift Operator to safely operate powered industrial vehicles and manual lifting devices to load/unload and transport material to and from storage areas, machines, and loading docks.

This is a great opportunity to join the WeatherTech team!

• Base rate of pay starting at $16.50 per hour, plus an additional $0.50-$1.00 per hour shift differential
• Employees who demonstrate EXCELLENT performance, attitude, and punctuality have the potential to earn end of year bonuses and pay increases!

This is an exciting opportunity with potential to advance for hard working, reliable, and teamwork-minded individuals. Apply today to grow right along with this company as it is continues to expand its successful operations in 2019 and beyond.

As a reach Truck/Forklift Operator you will
• Conduct instructional training on sit-down (electric & LPG) forklifts and stand-up reach trucks, riding pallet jacks, walkies, attachments, scissor lifts, and JLG order pickers
• Operate forklifts and manual lifting devices to deliver material to production machines/workstations; distribute material/inventory using the first in-first out method
• Manually or mechanically load or unload material from pallets, skids, platforms, lifting devices, or other transport vehicles
• Inspect product load for accuracy and safely move it around the facility
• Organize all production material and inventory; use RF Scanner to scan material to appropriate locations and verify quantities are accurate; restock material in floor and rack locations
• Ensure that all necessary inventory is available for production use and coordinate the ordering of material/inventory
• Complete daily log sheets
• Complete daily inspection of equipment and communicate maintenance needs or damage; charge/fill batteries
• Perform other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

Qualified Candidates will
• Have a minimum of 3 years of experience in operation and training of powered equipment with a clear understanding of forklift operations, weight capacities, and attachments
• Have great attendance and punctuality
• Be an excellent performer; deliver high quality results consistently
• Demonstrate a high level of professionalism and a positive attitude
• Be able to work well with and motivate a team
• Have at least 2 years of steady experience operating a Reach Truck
• Be fluent in English and authorized to work in the United States


Why you’ll love working at WeatherTech
WeatherTech is proud to offer employees a competitive salary and benefits package, opportunities for internal promotions and skill development, and a clean and safe work space. Employees are offered an array of perks including:
• Outstanding BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois Medical plans; as well as dental, vision, short and long term disability, and company-paid life insurance
• 401(k) with employer matching
• Paid vacation, holidays, and sick time
• Internal Training and Development programs/opportunities

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