Forklift Operator 2nd Shift

at Ryder System in Romeoville, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Position Description

Our team is growing! Ryder is hiring Forklift Operators in Romeoville, IL!

Text “Romeo-2” to 606-289-2761 for more info!


The purpose of this position is to accurately transfer product, both physically and logically, into and/or out of warehouse locations, load/unload trailers, move product throughout the facility with powered industrial equipment and perform inventory counts as required.

About the position:

+ Consistent pay: $20.25/hr. ($19.50 base + $0.75 shift)

+ Schedule: 2nd Shift Monday – Friday 2:00pm – 10:00pm

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Why Ryder?

+ Stability, paid training and growth opportunities

+ Safe equipment, supportive managers and respect for our employees

+ Comprehensive benefit package – Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision, 401k & Stock Purchase Plan. Benefits start 30 days after hire!

+ PTO accrual starts on day one

+ Employee Discounts that save you money on Tools, Cars, Hotels, Electronics/Appliances, Cell Phones, Travel, and much?more

+ Forbes’ 2021 list of the “America’s Best Employers for Diversity” and “America’s Best Employers for Veterans”


+ 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 2 months ago (5/26/2023 12:29 PM)

Requisition 2023-141113

Category Logistics/Distribution/Transportation Management

Employment Type Regular-Full time

Travel Requirements 0-10%

Position Code 1000879

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Job Posting: JC241045812

Posted On: May 29, 2023

Updated On: Jul 20, 2023

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