Forklift Operator, Let Down - EI - IFG - US

3+ months agoElk Grove Village, IL


US1319 European Imports, Inc.

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Sign on Bonus: $1,000 for qualified candidates

Characteristic Duties & Responsibilities:

Visually inspect product prior to putting away for damage and inferior cases.

Enter product in proper reserve or pick location maintaining the proper rotation practices and confirm through BFC Dakota system.

Ensure that assigned aisles are full, clean and ready for shipping.  Maintain the neatness and accuracy of assigned aisles, i.e. keep product off the floor, pallets are secure in their reserve locations, no loose pallet wrap or packaging interferes with the movement of equipment.

Inspect equipment used in moving products in warehouse and correct or report any faulty equipment, i.e., pallets, forklifts, pallet jacks, BFC Dakota equipment, etc. to management.

Ensure that all pallets placed in the reserve locations are properly stacked and wrapped.

Remove any tape or shrink-wrap when product is stable from pallets before placing in pick slot.

Maintain a safe work area at all times.

Report any discrepancies in inventory immediately to the supervisor.

Keep work area clean and free of damaged products and pallets.

Replenish slots in uniform manner as directed. Utilize queries and reports to maximize replenishments.

Adhere to all applicable GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice), personal hygiene, and SQF (Safe Quality Food) policies and procedures as described in the European Imports – Sysco Food Safety Training Manual.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Working Conditions:

General working conditions – environment with temperatures, of 0, 35, 65 degrees and ambient temperatures. 

Supervision Received:

General supervision is received from the Day or Night Assistant Warehouse Manager.

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Minimum Qualifications:

High school education or equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired is required.

2 years of previous warehousing experience is required.

Good communication skills are required

Ability to safely operate and control standup forklift is required.

Ability to lift up to 100 lbs. is required.

Ability to utilize a keyboard to enter, retrieve and manipulate data is required.



You will be eligible for benefits effective the first of the month coinciding with or following 60 days of employment with the Company or in accordance with state law.  Available benefits include health care benefits, retirement benefits, and paid days off, including sick leave and vacation. 

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COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment and masks provided  

  • Temperature screenings  

  • Social distancing guidelines in place  

  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures in place 


Sysco is the global leader in foodservice distribution. With over 57,000 associates and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco operates approximately 326 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 625,000 customer locations.

We offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We’re looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco is at the heart of food and service.


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

Client-provided location(s): 600 E Brook Dr, Arlington Heights, IL 60005, USA
Job ID: a35e77e4d505e9394805d79555d42897605ca361757e187807679fbb21f948fb