Forklift Operator in Waukegan, IL at Elite Staffing Inc.

Date Posted: 1/6/2021

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Job Description

Forklift Operator


SUMMARY: Will operate electric and non- powered material handling equipment including Stand-Up Forklift, stock picker, WAVE and pallet jack to perform the following functions:


•         Pick work orders pertaining to the various warehouse/production areas using powered industrial equipment. Frequent bending, twisting and lifting motions are required. 

•         Assists the receiving crew in the off-loading of inbound components and raw materials.

•         Assists in the loading of trucks of finished goods for customer shipments and deliveries.

•         Transport finished goods from the various production zones to the designated staging area to await put away.

•         Provide support to the various kitchen areas with raw material replenishment when needed.

•         Perform all other job- related duties as directed by management

•         Waters and re-charges truck batteries

•         Put away received raw materials and components into racking with the use of an RF scanner.

•         Observe all safety and security procedures. Report any potentially unsafe conditions. Operate all equipment in the prescribed manner.



High school diploma or general education degree (GED), or (6) months to one (1) year of related experience and/or training. 

An equivalent combination of education and experience is acceptable.  

The ability to become in-house forklift certified as required by OSHA. Required to take a Stand- Up Forklift Driving Test

Temporary to Hire

 Must pass Drug Test 

$16.00/hr- 1st Shift : 6 am – 2 pm

$16.75/hr -2nd Shift:  2 pm – 10 pm

Above payrates include 1.00 bonus per hr 

Hours can include the potential for overtime as well as occasional Saturdays as needed during Peak Season. 

To Apply Contact:

Elite Staffing

2672 Belvidere Rd.

Waukegan, Il 60085