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!! Hiring - Forklift Operator - $19/hr !!

Company: Aerotek
Location: Melrose Park
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Job Title: Forklift Operator

Job Description

We are seeking a dedicated Forklift Operator to join our dynamic team. In this role, you will be operating a sit-down forklift, handling product removal from the production line, and ensuring its proper placement on freight trucks. Your primary duties will include operating propane sit-down lift trucks, creating and verifying labels for each production run, applying labels and feet to each pallet, verifying piece counts on each pallet, inspecting material for quality defects, maintaining a clear and running production line, and utilizing RF scanners. You will also be responsible for keeping rows straight and maintaining a 2-4 inch distance between pallets. This role is set in a fast-paced environment that requires a dedicated and focused individual.

Hard Skills

Sit down forklift operation

RF scanner operation

Product labeling

Quality inspection

Warehouse maintenance

Soft Skills

Attention to detail

Safety consciousness


Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Job Type

This is a Contract-to-Hire position with a duration of 5 Month(s).

Work Site

This is a fully on-site position in Franklin Park, Illinois.

Work Environment

Our facility, a leading manufacturer in the Polysio industries, specializes in making insulation panels for the construction industry. The work environment consists of a manufacturing/warehouse setup with 50+ employees, both in the office and on the production floor. The sit-down forklift is regularly moved throughout the facility, and there are several production lines with various machines, including saws and slitters. The facility has an open-door policy for trucks loading and unloading products. Candidates should be prepared for temperature variances according to seasons, with hot summers and cold winters. Safe walkways are provided for easy navigation through conveyor systems or to reach different areas of the saws.

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing - Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Aerotek, Chicago , !! Hiring - Forklift Operator - $19/hr !!, Professions , Melrose Park, Illinois

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