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Forklift Operator

Company: Crate & Barrel
Location: Romeoville
Posted on: June 7, 2024

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). -A day in the life as an 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-dockResponsible for the safe operation of equipment to ensure no damage to merchandise, equipment, or facilitiesPerform safety checks on lifts, reporting any damage prior to start and end of shiftMaintain accurate inventory and reports any discrepanciesPerform all routine equipment servicing including, but not limited to attaching a battery charger, replenishing fuel, and checking for safety of operationsClean up and dispose of boxes, packing material, and pallets, as well as general housekeeping of facility and specific product line areasRotate through different departments, as necessary, to meet the demands of the businessParticipate in ongoing training regarding technology upgrades and new systems applicable to the positionPerform 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 proficiencyAn awareness of loss prevention, security, and safety following the guidelines as outlined in the Company Code of Conduct and Associate Policy manualsGood communication skillsAbility to work in a team environmentAttention to detail -We'd love to hear from you if you have--- - -1+ year of operating power industrial equipmentHigh School Diploma or GED equivalent

Keywords: Crate & Barrel, Chicago , Forklift Operator, Professions , Romeoville, Illinois

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