Forklift Operator

DHL Supply Chain (Midwest) Milwaukee, WI
We are currently seeking candidates for Forklift Operator positions for our DHL Supply Chain warehouse located at 4950 South 6th Street Milwaukee, WI. 53221

DHL Supply Chain, a leader in supply chain management, provides customer-focused solutions to a wide range of manufacturing, retail, and consumer industries in over 500 sites in the United States and Canada. With over 40,000 associates, DHL Supply Chain manages more than 85 million square feet of warehouse space (equivalent to almost 1,500 football fields) and has an annual revenue of almost $5 billion in this region.


* 3rd shift 10:00 PM - 6:00 AM

Starting pay: $14.00/hr. plus $.75 shift diff

DHL Supply Chain offers competitive wages, affordable insurance benefits (including medical, dental, vision, and life) and 401(k) participation with company matching and paid holiday. Benefits will begin after 90-days of employment

A Forklift Operator is responsible for operating powered equipment for the purpose of moving, locating, relocating, stacking, and counting product. Responsible for checking all inbound and outbound products. Ensures products are free of damage and infestation, product code dates are properly recorded and products match customer requirements.

Key Accountabilities:

* Load, unload, move, stock, and stage products and materials using a forklift, clamp truck, or other power equipment 80% of specified shift.

* Pull and prepare product for shipment ensuring the exact number and types of product is loaded

* Keep appropriate records and reports for inventory accuracy.

* Verify load accuracy; check the load count, stability, and product damage, report variances as necessary.

* Changes equipment battery or LP tank and monitors power source as necessary.

* Maintain the facility's equipment and materials in a neat, clean, and orderly fashion.

* Assist in physical inventories.

* Complete daily inspection of equipment.

* Comply with all OSHA and MSDS standards.

* Conduct operations in a manner that promotes safety and report unsafe conditions that can't be self -corrected to the warehouse supervisor

* Maintain a clean, neat, and orderly work area in accordance with Exel's standards of housekeeping.

* Conduct yourself in a polite and service oriented manner towards customer representatives and fellow associates

* Perform additional duties as assigned by management

Job Requirements

* Forklift operator certificate or satisfactory completion of a forklift-training program is required within the first 30 days of employment

* Prefer 6 months warehousing and inventory experience

* Must have 6 months experience operating a forklift

* Self Driven with Integrity skills

* Ability to mount and dismount forklift through the duration of the shift which requires bending, stretching, stepping, reaching, climbing, and stooping

* Ability to follow work procedures and safety rules

* Ability to read, understand, and follow directions/instructions

* Ability to use automated inventory control equipment Have appropriate eye, hand and foot coordination to properly use various equipment and/or tools

* Ability to load/unload, lift/move equipment/product which may weigh up to 50 pounds

* Ability to stand, walk, bend, crouch, stoop, reach, stretch, step, climb and/or sit frequently or through the duration of the shift

* Ability to work specified shift

Pre-employment drug screening and background check is required.

We offer a safe and clean workplace that focuses on teamwork, associate involvement and training.

DHL Supply Chain offers competitive wages, affordable insurance benefits (including medical, dental, vision, and life), 401(k) participation, profit sharing, paid vacation, and holidays.

DHL Supply Chain would like to thank everyone who submits a resume for this position. Due to the volume of resumes that we receive, only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

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