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Job Title:

Forklift Driver

Job Post ID:


Posted Until:



$17.00 per hour




1st Shift


Full Time


Transportation, Warehousing & Logistics

Job Description:

The basic function of this position is to operate a forklift in order to move product to conform to work assignment. Make inventory control adjustment using a handheld scanner to convert and track inventory in the areas that they are responsible for. Safely operate forklift to load, unload and move product in an efficient and productive manner.

Operates a forklift to move product and pallets.

May restock by moving product into bins while checking quality of the stock; tallies the bundle for system accuracy

Follow direction given by Team Leader regarding what type of jig to use to pull the material and how many units will be pulled, and checks with manager when stock is not available

Labels material that is pulled, ensuring accuracy.

Checks product for bad pieces and identifies appropriately; notes number of bad pieces on tally for updating system.

Pulls to banding area to be banded making sure everything is labeled – showing number of this unit and number of total units and who packaged it.

Makes sure all the units are built tightly and levelers used properly.

May be responsible to perform audits and make gain or loss adjustments with the assistance of the Inventory Control Clerk.

Interacts with other departments as necessary to ensure accuracy and completeness of orders.

May on occasion operate tugger as needed for efficient and safe movement of stock and materials.

Bands material, safely using equipment provided, to secure materials with metal or plastic bands for shipment

Cleans up work area, sweeping, rebinding loose bundles, etc. to make sure everything is ready for second shift, where applicable.

Other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Job Requirements:

Must maintain company-issued forklift license and safe record of operation

Must be able to productively perform all essential functions, including physical requirements as listed on the Job Analysis form attached.

Must be able to use hand-held communication devices in a manner sufficient to relay and receive information essential to job performance.

Must be able to physically handle awkward product lengths and lift weights up to 50 lbs, 100 lbs. with assistance. Basic math skills, interpersonal/team skills and reasoning skills are also required.

Must be able to perform assigned duties in a safe and productive manner, demonstrating safe work practices and procedures.

Will be exposed to seasonal weather elements and wood dust.


Medical, Dental, and Vision
Company Paid Life Insurance, optional life insurance
Paid Holidays

Application Instructions:

Apply onsite at: The Empire Company, 23647 W. Eames Street Channahon, IL

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