Traveling (Illinois Based) Forklift Operators ($21/Hour+)

Warehouse Operations Joliet, Illinois


Position Overview

Regional Warehouse Forklift Operators are top performing Operations Specialists (FLOs) who travel to different Logistics Centers when called upon to support operations and drive productivity. They perform multiple job functions and ensure CJ Logistics America’s best practices are being followed at all times. Individuals in this role will work as Forklift Operators while at their home facilities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform all functions of a Forklift Operator including loading, unloading, case picking, pallet picking, put-away, consolidation, stacking and staging of products and materials using a forklift, clamp, or other powered equipment
  • Follow specific work instructions and best practices to safely and accurately complete daily work assignments
  • Meet applicable performance (LMS) requirements, which will vary by Regional Warehouse Forklift Operator assignment
  • Support all operational processes and procedures to ensure value to the customer and compliance with all CJ Logistics America’s policies, customer requirements and federal/state/local regulations
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements and Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED equivalent required
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License (tickets or temporary licenses are not acceptable)
  • Must be willing and able to travel locally on short notice from a minimum of 30% to a maximum of 75% of the time
  • Commit to assignments that may last multiple weeks (could be extended or shortened based on business need)
  • Must be willing to work the required shift while on SCOUT assignment – typically 10-12 hours, 6-days a week
  • Must meet medium level physical exertion requirements, including lifting up to 50 pounds frequently
  • 4 months of CJ Logistics America Forklift Operator experience required
  • Forklift Certified, preferably on multiple types of Material Handling Equipment (stand-up, sit-down, clamp, slip-sheet, reach)
  • Proficient in all Forklift Operator job functions (picking, put-away, loading, unloading, replenishment etc.)
  • Basic math and reading skills required to perform job tasks and complete necessary paperwork
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instruction

Pay, Benefits and More:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), Life insurance, tuition assistance, PTO and MORE!
  • Growing company with a performance record that continues to climb!
  • Opportunity to drive significant changes in Talent Acquisition with an ability to make an impact across the organization
  • Open-door work environment
  • High Performance culture with a focus on a growth mindset where continuous improvement is embraced
  • Opportunities for advancement!

CJ Logistics America About Statement: 

CJ Logistics America delivers integrated and multimodal logistics services, connecting every corner of the world via air, sea and land. As a lead logistics partner (LLP), third-party logistics provider (3PL) and supply chain consultant, we help customers leverage supply chain management as a competitive advantage, reducing total system costs, transforming business processes, improving service and facilitating growth and change. With a focus on social responsibility and sustainability through growth with customers and communities, we prioritize the wellbeing of the end consumer, our customers and our employees. CJ Logistics America is responsible for the North America region, specializing in solutions for regulated industries such as food and beverage, consumer-packaged goods, healthcare and medical supplies, and tire and automotive. 

CJ Logistics America is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We prohibit discrimination and or/harassment of any type, including but not limited to discrimination and or harassment based upon race, religion, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, pregnancy or relation medical conditions, childbirth, breastfeeding, parental status, veteran and/or military statue, disability (physical or mental) medical condition, genetic information or characteristics, political affiliation, domestic violence survivor status, marital status, or other characteristics prohibited by federal, state, or local law. Additionally, CJ Logistics America participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations. 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.