Joliet, Illinois

**Position Description**

**_Our team is growing!_**

**_Ryder is hiring Forklift Operators in_** **_Joliet, IL_**

Forklift Operators are responsible to inbound, allocate, pick, check and load pre-packaged and palletized product throughout distribution center receiving and shipping process.

**_About the position:_**

+ Consistent pay:Competitive Pay!

+ Schedule:First Shift

+ Requirements:

+ Previous Forklift Experience Required

+ Motivated and Dependable

+ Other requirements:Must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug test.

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Ryder values our Employees _and_ their Referrals.

Receive a$1,500 Referral Bonusfor every referral who starts.

**_Why Ryder?_**

+ Stability, paid training and growth opportunities

+ Safe equipment, supportive managers and respect for our employees

+ Comprehensive benefit package - Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision, 401k & Stock Purchase Plan. Benefits start 30 days after hire!

+ PTO accrual starts on day one

+ Employee Discounts that save you money on Tools, Cars, Hotels, Electronics/Appliances, Cell Phones, Travel, and much more

+ Forbes’ 2021 list of the “America's Best Employers for Diversity” and "America's Best Employers for Veterans"


+ High school diploma or equivalent preferred

+ Minimum of one year of related warehouse and/or powered industrial lift experience required

+ Ability to read, do basic mathematics, understand and respond to written and verbal instructions in English for the purposes of safety, work instructions, policies, etc.

+ Ability to lift up to 50 pounds unassisted and walk in high traffic areas

+ The ability to input data into various WMS computer systems

+ Work overtime as assigned


+ Read, interpret, and apply Warehouse Management System (WMS) order instructions

+ Recognize and correct potential process errors before actions adversely affect the customer

+ Recognize damaged product at any point in the warehousing process and take appropriate action when discovered

+ Pull orders accurately as assigned

+ Stage orders according to carrier location and verify: number of pallets picked as well as stage location

+ Prepare receiving, storage and shipping documentation retaining product accountability throughout the logistical process

+ Be aware of and follow location and work center Safety and Security policies and procedures

+ Performs housekeeping duties and other duties as assigned

+ May operate fork-lift equipment or other warehouse machinery

_Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability._

**Job Locations** _US-IL-JOLIET_

**Posted Date** _2 months ago_ _(6/22/2022 9:26 AM)_

**_Requisition_** _2022-122278_

**_Category_** _Logistics/Distribution/Transportation Management_

**_Employment Type_** _Regular-Full time_

**_Travel Requirements_** _0-10%_

**_Position Code_** _5250_

Joliet, Illinois

At Ryder, we understand what makes a good career great.

  • Working with smart people you can count on
  • Having the ability to contribute your vision to a larger mission
  • Working together to overcome challenges and define new solutions
  • …and doing it all at a place that encourages you to be your best.

At Ryder, we give you the power to get things done. Because a great career doesn’t just make you feel good today, it inspires you to excel tomorrow.

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