Forklift Operator – Elk Grove Village, IL

The Pioneer Fibers, Inc. plant located in Elk Grove Village, IL has an opening for a Forklift Operator.

Benefits Include

  • Weekly Payroll
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • PTO and Paid Holidays
  • 401k (with company match)

General Summary

The Forklift Operator is responsible for operating and managing industrial trucks to load and unload materials and move them to and from loading docks into railroad cars and trailers.

Responsibilities / Duties

  • Operate equipment in a safe manner utilizing controls and levers
  • Load and unload material utilizing set procedures
  • Ability to enter and exit equipment frequently
  • Ability to lift/move up to 50 pounds, bend, stoop, stand and climb
  • Moving material from one designated area to another in a timely manner
  • Ability to identify paper/plastic grades
  • Work in all weather conditions
  • Adhere to our company safety and employee handbook policies
  • Clean and maintain equipment and work area
  • Utilize a forklift/floor scale
  • Perform pre and post vehicle inspection

Required Skills / Abilities

  • Current equipment certification
  • Complete and maintain required training and certification
  • Demonstrate efficient operation of equipment
  • Demonstrate good eye/hand coordination
  • Communication skills
  • Follow instructions as described by supervisor/management

Education / Experience

  • Three of forklift operator experience required


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