Ryder System Night Shift Forklift Operator in Elwood, Illinois
Forklift Operators are responsible for accurately transferring product into and/or out of warehouse locations, loading/unloading trailers, moving product throughout the facility with powered industrial equipment and performing inventory counts as required. The Forklift Operator position is an hourly position starting at $15/hr. Employees working the night shift will receive a $0.75/hr. shift differential in addition to the base wage. Applicants must have at least 1 year forklift experience and be comfortable on sit-down lifts.
*Must be available to work overtime as assigned
The purpose of this position is to accurately transfer product, both physically and logically, into and/or out of warehouse locations, load/unload trailers, move product throughout the facility with powered industrial equipment and perform inventory counts as required.
High school diploma or equivalent preferred
Minimum of one year of related warehouse and/or powered industrial lift experience required
Ability to read, do basic mathematics, understand and respond to written and verbal instructions in English for the purposes of safety, work instructions, policies, etc.
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds unassisted and walk in high traffic areas
The ability to input data into various WMS computer systems
Work overtime as assigned
Read, interpret, and apply Warehouse Management System (WMS) order instructions
Recognize and correct potential process errors before actions adversely affect the customer
Recognize damaged product at any point in the warehousing process and take appropriate action when discovered
Pull orders accurately as assigned
Stage orders according to carrier location and verify: number of pallets picked as well as stage location
Prepare receiving, storage and shipping documentation retaining product accountability throughout the logistical process
Be aware of and follow location and work center Safety and Security policies and procedures
Performs housekeeping duties and other duties as assigned
May operate fork-lift equipment or other warehouse machinery
Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
Job Locations US - IL - Elwood
Posted Date 2/14/2017
Category Logistics/Distribution/Transportation Management
Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)
Travel Requirements 0-10%
Position Code 5250