Forklift Operator in Chicago, IL at Elite Staffing Inc.

Date Posted: 11/19/2020

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    Chicago, IL
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Job Description

Forklift Operator

Operate a material handling vehicle while being responsible for all aspects of unloading incoming raw product and  loading outgoing finished product, including proper inventory control.


• Load finished product onto trailers; using the oldest product first based on date stamps • Unload raw materials from trailers 

• Reconcile shipments; loaded/unloaded weight minus tare weights 

• Inspect incoming raw product 

• Monitor temperature of each incoming load using temperature probes 

• Clean the dock area by sweeping and mopping as necessary 

• Clean and sanitize selected trailers 

• Calibrate the floor scale 

• Calibrate the temperatures probes 

• Maintain the forklift battery; recharge; report all damaged or malfunctioning equipment to Supervisor • Inspect outgoing trailers for proper temperature prior to departure 

• Operate spotting tractor to move selected trailers around the yard 

• Notify Quality Assurance of new raw product arrival 

• Perform inventory count of freezer and cooler 

• Receive and distribute UPS shipments 

• Keep work area clean 

• Lift a minimum of 60 lbs. 

• Perform related duties as assigned 


• 3-6 months on the job training closely supervised by Group Leader 

• Certified Forklift Driver 

• English speaking skills (Bilingual helpful) 

Work Environment 

• Ability to move up to 50 pounds. 

• Regularly required to stand and use hands to handle or feel raw material. 

• Regular exposure to wet and/or humid conditions and extreme cold or hot temperature. • The job candidate must be dependable, detail-oriented, able to follow directions, able to work under minimal  supervision 

• The candidate must be willing to work weekends and overtime hours.

$14.50-15.00/hr depending on shift

1st and 2nd shift available

Chicago, IL

 Long Term Temporary

To Apply Contact:

Elite Staffing Inc.
3248 W. 55th St.
Chicago, IL 60632
(O) 773.436.0103