Warehouse Forklift Operator First Shift

at Ryder System in Romeoville, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Position Description

Ryder is hiring immediately for a Full Time Permanent Forklift Operators in Romeoville, IL


About the position:

+ Consistent pay: $19.50 + .75 (Shift Premium)

+ Schedule: C SHIFT

+ Wednesday 6:00am – 12:00pm, Thursday – Saturday 6:00am – 6:00pm

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Why Ryder?

+ Strong Safety culture, including safe and reliable equipment, paid training

+ Stability and growth opportunities

+ Competitive benefits package, vacation & PTO in the first year!

+ Weekly pay, direct deposit is available!

+ Forbes’ 2019 list of the “World’s Best Employers”


+ High school diploma or equivalent preferred

+ One (1) year or more related warehouse and/or powered industrial truck experience preferred

+ Valid Forklift Operator’s License certified

+ Strong verbal and written communication skills

+ Ability to work independently and as a member of a team

+ Ability to be a team player and able to work within a diverse work environment

+ Ability to create and maintain professional relationships within all levels of the organization (peers, work groups, customers, supervisors)Able to work within a diverse work environment

+ Highly thorough and dependable

+ Must be punctual and have a good attendance record

+ Performs work independently with minimal supervision

+ Possesses a high degree of initiative

+ Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure

+ Ability to lift and/or push/pull up to 35 lbs

+ Ability to stand for long periods of time

+ Ability to work using health and safety methods

+ Must be available to work on a flexible schedule on the various work shifts

+ Detail oriented with excellent follow-up practices


+ Perform warehouse function, which may include loading, picking, packing, shipping, receiving, forklift operation, and, cycle counting

+ Performing duties within performance measurement guidelines of the contract

+ Responsible for the accurate picking and packing, auditing, tote induction, staging of products and loading and unloading of trucks

+ Responsible of dealing with day to day paperwork in a warehouse environment (i.e. picking sheets, returns, bills of lading, etc.)

+ Provide technical and maintenance support for different aspects related to the automated packing system during the core shift hour of production

+ Performing duties within performance measurement guidelines of the contract

+ Performs other duties as assigned.

Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Job Locations US-IL-Romeoville

Posted Date 3 months ago (5/18/2023 11:54 AM)

Requisition 2023-140703

Category Logistics/Distribution/Transportation Management

Employment Type Regular-Full time

Travel Requirements 0-10%

Position Code 1000879

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Job Posting: JC240555264

Posted On: May 20, 2023

Updated On: Aug 10, 2023

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