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Forklift Operator

Chartwell Staffing Solutions
November 17, 2020
Lombard, Illinois
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Position Description, Qualifications & Desired Experience:

Receives, stores and distributes packaging material and products within establishment by performing the following warehouse duties and Equipment Operator (specifically forklifts) :

-Reads customer order, work order, shipping order, or requisition to determine items to be moved, gathered or distributed
-Conveys material and items from receiving areas to storage or to other designated areas
-Sorts and places materials or items on racks, shelves, or in bins according to predetermined product code
-Assembles customer order from stock and places orders on pallets, or conveys orders to the shipping department and may load material onto a truck
-Marks material with identifying information
-Opens bales, crates or other containers if needed
-Records amounts of materials or items received or distributed
-Counts items to ensure conformance to company standards
-May use computers to enter records
-Utilize RF Scanner to track, identify, sort and store items
-Compiles worksheets or tickets from customer specifications
-Drives forklift to transport stored items from warehouse to loading areas for shipment
-Prepares parcels for mailing
-Maintains inventory records
-Inspects forklift equipment and supplies such as tires, lights, brakes, fuel, etc. to ensure safety and proper maintenance
-Performs other duties and/or tasks as assigned


6pm-2am Mon-Fri work week, must be open to overtime as requested.

Resume review and phone screens required.


Minimum Requirements:

  • 1-3 years of Stand-up Reach, Raymond Lifts, Cherry-Picker and Clamp Forklift experience
  • 1 year experience working with SAP or ERP Systems
  • 6 months to 1 year experience working with RF Scanner
  • Attention to Detail skills
  • HS diploma or GED equivalent or three to six months of relevant work and/or training experience
  • Ability to perform basic functions and some data-entry on computers
  • Must submit to background check, E-Verify processing and Drug Screen


Reasonable accommodations will be made for qualified individuals with disabilities so that they can perform the essential functions of the job.


All candidates are advised that certain requirements related to the current COVID-19 pandemic will or may apply to this position. Face masks will be required for candidates to enter Chartwell offices and may be mandatory within the assignment location. Maintaining a safe distance of at least 6 feet from others and following good hygiene practices such as frequent hand washing/sanitizing will also be required while within Chartwell offices and in many of the work environments we staff. Additional measures such as body temperature screening may be implemented based on the most current guidelines and directives.


Chartwell Staffing Solutions provides one of the most comprehensive benefits packages in the industry to our employees. Benefits include:

  • Medical
  • 401K
  • Skills Training
  • Referral Bonuses
  • Weekly pay with direct deposit option

Chartwell is a leader in matching great people with meaningful work. We connect over 5000 associates with our business clients each day through our 30+ locations across the United States. Whether you're looking for temporary, temporary-to-permanent or permanent opportunities, we offer employment opportunities at any stage in your professional career.

Chartwell provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


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