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Ryder System Forklift Operator Hiring Event in BOLINGBROOK, Illinois

Position Description

Hiring Event on Friday September 20,2019

9:00am to 2:00pm

At: The Residence Inn by Marriott

180 Remington Blvd. Bolingbrook, IL 60440

Apply at jobs.ryder.com under Bolingbrook, IL for the Forklift Operator Hiring Event prior to Job Fair

Hiring for:

Main Forklift Operation:

Mon/Tues/Thurs/Fri 4:00pm- 2:30am starting at $16.30 an hour with a .50 cent shift differential

Sunday- Wednesday 4:00pm- 2:30am starting at $16.30 an hour with $1.00 shift differential

Wednesday- Saturday 4:00pm-2:30am starting at $16.30 an hour plus $1.50 shift differential

Cross Dock Positions:

6:30 AM-6 PM Mon-Wed and 6:30 AM-2 PM Thursday $16.30 an hour

6:30 AM-6 PM Thur-Sat and 6:30 AM-2 PM Wednesday $16.30 an hour

6:30 PM-6 AM Mon-Wed and 6:30 PM-2 AM Thursday $16.30 an hour plus .50 cent shift diff.

6:30 PM-6 AM Thur-Sat and 6:30PM-2AM Wednesday $16.30 an hour $1.50 shift diff.

Reach/ Stand up Forklift experience preferred.

Why work for Ryder?

+Ryder offers a comprehensive benefit package of Medical, Dental and Vision. Additional benefits we have: 401K, Paid Holidays and PTO.

+Hourly Employees will participate in a lucrative incentive bonus up to $2.00 more an hour where we pay you for your exceptional performance.

+Warehouse is temperature controlled, 65 degrees all year round.

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.

Requisition 2019-76428

Category Logistics/Distribution/Transportation Management

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements 0-10%

Position Code 5250