Forklift Driver


  • Posted 2 years ago
  • Cicero, Illinois
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Forklift Driver


We are currently looking for multiple Forklift Drivers for our foods manufacturing plant in Cicero, IL. We are a industry leader in the production and distribution of various bread goods. This is a 1st Shift Role, working from 6AM to 6PM, Monday through Friday with ocasional OT. Pay starts at $18p/hour, depending on experience. See below for additional information:



The Forklift Operator is an entry level position within our distribution department at our bakeries. They are responsible for the front-line distribution operations that perform various duties including
moving stacks of product, using pick to light programs or voice activated equipment, filling orders, loading and unloading trucks, etc.

Key Job Responsibilities:
• Take appropriate action to ensure the integrity and sustained certification of the food safety and food quality system
• Responsible for reporting and taking any necessary action to prevent food safety and food quality problems from occurring
• Responsible for following and enforcing procedures outlined in the Food Safety Plan and the Food Quality Plan and any other programs that support the SQF system and other 3rd party audits
• Load trucks and routes with proper amount of each variety
• Have knowledge of where products are located on shipping dock
• Have knowledge of how much of each variety is in each tray
• Keep empty trays available for wrapping personnel
• Unload product and/ or empty trays from incoming transports
• Keep the work area clean
• Perform any other job-related duties assigned to them by their supervisor or lead person
• Regular dependable attendance is an essential function of this position
• Requires lifting, bending, twisting, stooping, excessive walking and constant standing
• Other duties as assigned
Job Requirements
Ideal candidate will possess: High School Diploma/GED/Equivalent
• Preferred 1-3 years of shipping or warehouse experience preferred
• Ability to operate a forklift Ability to use a hand truck, two-wheel dolly, or other equipment to move product
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and must also adapt to frequent changes that occur on the production line
• Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, stack and/or carry trays, push/pull stacks of product, etc.
• Must be able to work around various food machinery equipment
• Basic math skills
• Ability to stand and/or stoop for the full shift (typically 12 hours)
• Ability to work in a loud, hot work environment


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