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Job Title:

Forklift Operators

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All Shift




Transportation, Warehousing & Logistics

Job Description:


Provides warehouse services assigned through safe, efficient, cost effective and accurate handling of customer products and material using specially equipped trucks such as slips-sheet, clamps and reach. This position may involve all phases of loading, unloading, staging and storage of customer's product as well as the use of computer equipment.


This position is responsible for, but not limited to, the following:

Loading & Unloading

Load picked orders or (pull & load) according to policies and procedures, completing appropriate paperwork including Bill of Lading, Pick Report, Trailer Audit and Lot Verification.
Unload, move, stack and stage customer products and materials both by hand and using forklift or other power equipment, keeping appropriate records and reports.
Pulling Orders

Accurately locate and load, both by hand and using appropriate motorized equipment (i.e. forklift truck), customer product onto/from pallets, trays, racks and shelves according to established procedures and safety regulations. Is able to operate special equipment as necessary, such as a turret clamp and slip sheet equipment and RF unit (if applicable).
Count, weigh and record number of units of materials handled on daily production sheet.
Complete specialized order processing for loading by stenciling, slip-sheeting, shrink wrapping, labeling and consolidating as required on order.
Operating & Maintenance - Equipment and Grounds

Assign / verify trailers to appropriate dock and/or yard location, trailers locked to dock-lock and/ or chocking the wheels (if applicable), following all safety rules and Company policy.
Daily inspect and repair or make adjustments before operating tow-motor vehicles, following safety and maintenance instructions, completing the tow-motor inspection sheet at the beginning of each shift and/or assigned to another piece of equipment; report immediately any defective equipment to supervisor.
Prepare trailers prior to loading product by inspecting and cleaning as needed to ensure product preservation.
Assists in building and grounds maintenance to ensure that the facility is maintained in a clean, neat safe and orderly manner.

Complete activity and statistical reports as assigned by supervisor.
Assist in physical inventories ensuring facility and contents are secure.

Provide other services such as sanitation requirement activities, assembling crates (boxes) to contain products, and/or moving loose materials to containers as directed by supervisor and/or team leader.

Job Requirements:

High School degree or equivalent required
One (1) year forklift/tow motor experience required including forklift certification preferred.
Knowledge of inventory control and general warehouse procedures.
Light data entry skills required
Ability to read and comprehend basic instructions, to interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedures
Ability to operate forklift – both sit down and stand up, tow motor, motorized and non-motorized pallet jack; clamp, reach and slipsheet.
Ability to write legibly
Must have basic math skills
Ability to make decisions on customer acceptance based on past experience and fitness for use
Must have attention to detail for continuous mental and visual attention
Data entry skills
Language skills - English
Must have attention to detail for continuous mental and visual attention
Must be a Team Player
Ability to communicate in a professional and positive manner
1-2 years warehouse or related work experience preferred
RF experienced preferred
Action Oriented
Teamwork - showing a commitment to teamwork and collaboration.
Respect - extending dignity and respect to all people.
Integrity - fostering trust and a positive work environment.
Innovation - bringing creativity to the workplace.
Customer Focus - achieving Company, department, and personal goals through a strong customer focus.


Health insurance. Dental and vision.
Holiday Pay
Temp to Hire

Company Information

George Barton founded Barton Staffing Solutions, Inc. in 1998 after thirty years in the industry. We are proud to be a locally owned and operated family temporary employment business that has grown to four Chicago, Illinois area offices in Aurora, Melrose Park, Joliet and Hanover Park.

Our offices serve greater Chicago light industrial and light clerical sectors, we offer our clients a better solution to the ever-increasing cost of permanent labor staffing. We don’t keep standard office hours at Barton – our doors are open 6:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday and 8:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. Saturdays. Managers are on call 24/7 to meet your urgent needs. You won’t have to worry about the unexpected. Our reputation is built on outstanding customer service and providing experienced and dependable employees. With our in-depth knowledge of the Chicago market we can respond quickly to your business needs. Applicants Apply NOW Online.

Application Instructions:

Please stop by our office or apply online at:
20660 Caton Farm Rd, Unit B, Crest Hill, IL 60403

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