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Job Title:

Forklift Operator

Job Post ID:


Posted Until:







1st and 2nd Shift


Full Time


Transportation, Warehousing & Logistics

Job Description:

Novo is seeking reliable, motivated, and team-oriented individuals to join our Warehouse Team. This position is within a fast-paced warehouse environment in Joliet, Illinois. We offer competitive compensation and opportunities for growth.

 Job Duties

Operate forklift, including moving products and loading/unloading of materials onto trailers.
Collect and stage orders to be shipped.
Perform general warehouse responsibilities such as maintaining cleanliness and organization of shelving, pallet area, and work stations; sweep and/or mop floors.
Maintain high standards of safety throughout operations.
Assist in inventory control activities to include recording of materials shipped and counting physical inventory.
Assist other Team Members with day-to-day operations as needed and directed.
Communicate and cooperate with supervisors and coworkers.
Comply with established policies and procedures.

Job Requirements:

One (1) year of experience operating a forklift.
One (1) to two (2) years of experience operating a forklift.
Strong knowledge of warehouse work instructions, safety, and housekeeping procedures.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Ability to lift, move, and transport up to 50 pounds.
Ability to stand, bend, and stoop for extended periods or for the duration of shift (8-12 hour shifts).
Ability to communicate effectively with individuals of varied backgrounds and levels of management.
Ability to maintain a professional and positive attitude towards Team Members and customers.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and/or under stressful situations.
Ability to proactively problem solve.
Applicants Must

Have reliable transportation.
Be legally authorized to work in the United States.
Be at least 18 years old at the time of application.
Be willing to submit to a background check and urinalysis drug screen upon offer of employment.

Additional Requirement

Current forklift certification, preferred (but not required).


Medical, Dental, and Life Insurance

Company-sponsored premiums for Medical Insurance, with nominal Team Member contribution.
Dental Insurance, Life Insurance policy, and other options.

401(k) Plan

Company match option.

Paid Time Off (PTO)

Paid Time Off hours in accordance with Company Policy

Company Information

"The Novo culture has the utmost respect for our team members, families, and the local community. As a member of Novo, we warmly welcome you and your family to the Novo team. We empower our team members to advocate for our cultural values of respect, safety, transparency, and continuous improvement. Our team is proud to work for Novo, and we’re proud to work with them.  Join us in making a difference for our partners."

With operations in states across the country, partnerships with industry-leading corporations, and continued expansion in our future, there are many opportunities for personal growth and development when you choose to explore a career with us. Join our team and grow with us! We are an equal opportunity employer.

Application Instructions:

Please complete an application at, go to careers, join our team and apply for position for Joliet.

For immediate consideration contact Shannon at 775-825-2995 or send an email: [email protected]

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