Forklift Operator

Aimmune Therapeutics

Aimmune Therapeutics

dekalb, il, usa
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

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The Forklift Team Member is an hourly warehouse position within the Supply Chain Distribution Center network. They are responsible for a variety of tasks as it relates to the warehousing and shipment of goods. Our distribution centers are a team environment where Forklift Team Members will be crossed trained on a variety of tasks within the distribution center. They will do this with a high regard for safety, quality, productivity and cost.


This position will be an overnight 3rd shift Monday-Thursday, 7:00PM – 5:00 AM with flexibility to work additional days or weekends as needed.


Base pay is $24.04 with a shift differential of $1.50.


Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Follow all company standard operating procedures as it relates to Safety, Quality, Operations, and People
  • Load, unload, stage, and store product using various powered industrial trucks
  • Pick product in less than pallet load quantities and manually assemble mixed product pallets
  • Stack/un-stack products as needed, lifting/carrying up to 35 lbs. on a frequent basis and up to 65 lbs. on an occasional basis
  • Manage performance against company productivity standards and measures
  • Follow written work instructions to pick appropriate product for assigned orders
  • Prepare and complete all customer orders including related documentation
  • Operate various computer terminals and bar code scanner to assist with execution of job duties
  • Conduct work activities without adversely affecting the safety of yourself, co-workers, and others
  • Conduct inventory control activities included but not limited to cycle counts and physical verification of inventory status as assigned
  • Keep work area clean and sanitary
  • Use Company documents to conduct business as needed
  • Process damaged product and conduct recoup sorting as assigned
  • General housekeeping and maintenance duties as assigned
  • Regular and on time attendance and ability to work overtime (both voluntary and mandatory) required
  • Other duties as assigned


  • 6 months experience operating a Power Industrial Truck (forklift/material handling equipment/construction equipment) preferred
  • Prior experience operating slip sheet attachments and/or reach trucks preferred


  • Basic command of the English language (reading, writing, and speaking)
  • Basic Math including counting, addition, subtraction, and multiplication
  • Basic computer knowledge and use
  • Ability to communicate and function in a team environment
  • Ability to troubleshoot basic problems and take appropriate corrective action
  • Ability to work a variety of shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed
  • Ability to work overtime as needed

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