Forklift Operator

  • Job Reference: 1352916628-2
  • Date Posted: 10 June 2024
  • Recruiter: Crate & Barrel
  • Location: Naperville, Illinois
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Care in the community, Housekeeping & Maintenance
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

We inspire purpose-filled living that brings joy to the modern home. With a team of more than 8,000 associates spanning 130 store and distribution locations across the U.S. and Canada, we achieve together, drive results and innovate to inspire. Drawn together by a shared passion for our customers and a spirit of fun, we deliver high-quality home furnishings that are expertly designed, responsibly sourced and bring beauty and function to people's homes. From the day we opened our first store in Chicago in 1962 to the digital innovations that engage millions of customers today, our iconic brand is over 60 years in the making-and our story is still unfolding.

We're here for it. We think you should be too. We're looking for a driven professional with an inclusive mindset to join our team as a Forklift Operator.

At our Distribution Centers, we carefully pick, pack, and ship to our customers' homes and into our award-winning stores. Our assortment includes more than 13,000 SKU's between each of our brands. We are curious and ask ourselves is there a better way to do this? As part of the team here, you'll ensure every product we sell online or in-stores is delivered on time and with quality, ensuring our customers are amazed and delighted with their selection. The Distribution Center Forklift Operator is responsible for transferring goods and materials from incoming and outbound shipments via power industrial equipment (forklifts, reach trucks, stock pickers, etc).

We are looking for all shifts:

1st Shift: Monday-Friday 6AM-2:30PM

Starting rate $18.50

2nd Shift: Monday-Friday 3PM-11:30PM

Starting rate $18.50 + $1.00 shift differential

4th Shift: Friday-Monday 5am-3:30pm or PT Sat-Sun 5am-3:30pm

Starting at $18.50

A day in the life as a Forklift Operator
  • Use materials handling equipment to stock, retrieve, lift, carry, move, and position merchandise or materials stored on various levels throughout the warehouse/cross-dock
  • Responsible for the safe operation of equipment to ensure no damage to merchandise, equipment, or facilities
  • Perform safety checks on lifts, reporting any damage prior to start and end of shift
  • Maintain accurate inventory and reports any discrepancies
  • Perform all routine equipment servicing including, but not limited to attaching a battery charger, replenishing fuel, and checking for safety of operations
  • Clean up and dispose of boxes, packing material, and pallets, as well as general housekeeping of facility and specific product line areas
  • Rotate through different departments, as necessary, to meet the demands of the business
  • Participate in ongoing training regarding technology upgrades and new systems applicable to the position
  • Perform all job tasks assigned by the leadership staff to achieve and maintain daily productivity and quality goals

What you'll bring to the table
  • Basic English Language proficiency
  • An awareness of loss prevention, security, and safety following the guidelines as outlined in the Company Code of Conduct and Associate Policy manuals
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Attention to detail

We'd love to hear from you if you have
  • 1+ year of operating power industrial equipment
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent