Purpose Workforce is seeking Certified Forklift Operators with at least 1 year of experience. All Purpose Workforce Solutions employees are required to complete Persistence Training and Coaching Requirements during first year of employment.

Job Description

Certified Forklift Operator

Client Location: Chicago, IL. and South Holland, IL.

Available Shifts: 1st, 2nd and 3rd.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operate the RF hand held scanner
  • Using load sheet, verify carrier and pallet quantity before loading on truck trailer.
  • Inspect pallets to prevent product damage and missing cases.
  • Inspect all trailers to ensure cleanliness and compliance
  • Unload packaging and branch transfer products from trailers.
  • Complete load sheet., verify code dates and label.
  •  Perform pre-op inspection of forklift before operation. Change, inspect and charge batteries per standard operating procedures (SOPs) and document changes
  • Check assigned aisles in warehouse to ensure they are clean and well maintained
  • Operate the pallet inverter or pallet changer when necessary
  • Operate stretch wrap machine when necessary Put away pallets of FG from production lines or receiving dock.
  • Examine contents and compares with records, such as manifests, invoices, bills of lading and other records to verify the accuracy of the incoming or outgoing shipment.
  • Prepare material for shipping ensuring freight is properly packed, labeled and staged in designated areas with relevant documentation.

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Minimum of 1 year of  Forklift experience
  • Forklift Certification preferred.
  • Warehouse distribution environment experience preferred 

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Previously licensed/certified as a forklift driver and must be able to pass skills test for license/certification as well as written test for sit down and stand up forklift
  • Good math skills are required
  • Must be able to read, write and communicate effectively
  • Must be able to work in a diverse team environment



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  • Location

    Chicago, IL

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  • Shift

    1st, 2nd and 3rd.

  • Contact Phone

    (312) 549-8360 x109

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