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Job Title:

Forklift Operator

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All Shift


Full Time



Job Description:

WeatherTech Direct is seeking a 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 our 1st, 2nd or 3rd shift team!
• High performing, reliable, and teamwork-minded employees are rewarded with a competitive compensation and benefits package including the potential to earn end of year bonuses and pay increases.
• The base hourly rate of pay starts at $17.50 per hour, plus an additional $1.00 per hour 2nd shift differential or $1.50 per hour 3rd shift differential

As a reach Truck/Forklift Operator, you will
• 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 inspection of equipment and communicate maintenance needs or damage; charge/fill batteries
• Perform other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

• 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


WeatherTech Direct is proud to offer employees a competitive salary and benefits package, opportunities for internal promotions and skill development, and a clean and safe workspace. 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) plan with employer matching
• Paid vacation, holidays, and sick time

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