• Lift Truck Operator

    Location US-IL-Aurora
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Distribution Center - Distribution
  • Overview

    It’s the people who make the difference. Our four-generation family business built on our founding values and principles delivers best-in-class quality products with a growing Fellowes family of employees. If you are leading your own career and want to work with brands committed to helping you be your best, then you’ve found your fit.


    Job Description

    Accurately and efficiently move product and material throughout the distribution process.


    • Operate various types of forklifts to move product through the distribution process including unloading, put away, picking, and loading process, which may include hand loading and unloading of containers.

    • Prepare product for inbound receipt and/or shipment including palletizing, re-palletizing, and carton labeling, ensuring that all warehouse and customer requirements are met.

    • Promote and maintain a safe and clean work environment through the enforcement of housekeeping safety policies. Perform general housekeeping.

    • Provide suggestions and feedback on improving departmental processes, performance goals, and environment.

    • Perform all other job/work related duties as assigned.


    • Successfully complete and pass required lift truck operation tests and training, and obtain and maintain appropriate lift truck licensing. Able to use RF (radio frequency) units.

    • Able to pay close attention to detail and follow instructions/procedures to meet quality standards.

    • Able to perform repetitive tasks (including physical requirements as described below) on a consistent basis.

    • Able to work a 40 hour work schedule. Maintain consistent and acceptable attendance. Available to work overtime as needed, including weekend work.  Available for mandatory overtime as appropriate based on business demands.

    • Able to fulfill all essential job functions in a consistent state of alertness and safe manner.

    • Abide by all safety policies, procedures, rules, and guidelines in order prevent and reduce exposure to accidents and injuries.

    • Able to work in a team environment by assisting in training and facilitating job duties for other team members (including temps). Demonstrate a positive attitude.

    • Able to work in a machine based environment.

    • Able to manage and prioritize multiple assignments/tasks simultaneously and demonstrate strong organizational skills.


    Physical Requirements:


    Perform repetitive tasks as required.


    Perform pre-shift stretching (includes: bending, reaching and stretching with hands, arm, legs and feet and bending and twisting waist) as required for position.


    Please use the frequency chart to indicate approximate time spent performing physical requirements.

    Frequency Chart (eight-hour work day):

    Frequency of Activity


    Time (Hours)

    Minimal (M)

    1% - 5%

    0 – 0.5

    Occasional (O)

    6% - 33%

    0.5 – 2.5

    Frequent (F)

    34% - 66%

    2.5 – 5.5

    Continuous (C)

    67% - 100%

    > 5.5



    Physical Requirements:
    Climbing (Receiving):MinimalSitting:Minimal
    Climbing (Shipping):
    Lifting (up to 25 lbs.):MinimalTwisting:Minimal
    Lifting (up to 50 lbs.):ContinuousTyping:Occasional
    Over shoulder/overhead:OccasionalWalking:Occasional


    The job duties for this job description include, but are not limited to the requirements specified above. Certain conditions may require temporary duties; however; these duties will be within the scope of physical requirements for this pay grade.




    Founded on a rich 100-year history, our reputation, passion for excellence and Fellowes values - a belief in people, integrity, innovation and continuous improvement - live in every product we make, and inspire best-in-class design, quality and performance in all we do. Our four core values drive our behavior, approach and response to the world around us. Initiative. Integrity. Teamwork. Passion. These values are steeped in the character of our founder, Harry Fellowes, who established a value-based culture at Fellowes over a century ago.



    Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran


    Fellowes, Inc. does not accept unsolicited resumes from any agencies that have not signed a mutual service agreement. All unsolicited resumes will be considered Fellowes' property, and Fellowes will not be obligated to pay a referral fee. This includes resumes submitted directly to hiring managers without contacting the Talent Acquisition Department.

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