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Forklift Operator

Burnham, IL

Order: 819225

Job Description:

  • Operate PIT equipment, such as sit-down forklifts and reach trucks within the safety and operational requirements established by company
  • Unload heavy materials and merchandise from incoming vehicles and stack them to designated areas
  • Locate and move stock of products to pallets or crates for storage or shipment
  • Assist efficiency of production flow by stacking, loading, shipping, and binding pallets 
  • Inspect machinery to determine the need for repairs and guarantee safety by performing regular maintenance and complete checklist
  • Use handheld scanner and/or computer to process transactions, review picklist, transfer orders, track materials, and audit shipments for accuracy
  • Complete physical inventory checks as necessary
  • Comply with company policies and legal guidelines
  • Inspect shipments to uphold company quality standards
  • Complete quality and activity logs accurately
  • Maintain a safe, clean, and organized work environment

Position Requirements:

  • Prior experience operating powered industrial equipment in a warehouse or manufacturing environment preferred
  • Ability to communicate information and respond to questions from various levels within the organization
  • Capable of working independently and with a team
  • Must be able to work in contrasting temperatures such as extreme heat, humidity, and cold
  • Ability to multi-task and adapt to assignments
  •  Maintain the production pace of other team members
  •  Always wear the proper safety equipment and comply with set guidelines

Why Surge?
-Unlimited $400 referral bonuses
-Great Weekly Pay
-Holiday Pay
-Incentive Programs
-Flexible Hours
-Free Skills Training
Surge is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workplace. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.