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Shipping and Receiving Forklift Operator Needed!

Company: Kuusakoski Oy
Location: Plainfield
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Based on Experience **Kuusakoski** is actively hiring for a full time Shipping and Receiving Forklift Operator to support our recycling facility in Plainfield, IL. This is a first shift position, working M-F from 6 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.. We are busy and growing! At **Kuusakoski**, we share a common goal; to use our entrepreneurial spirit and 100+ years' global experience to deliver great solutions to the challenges and responsible and effective recycling of e-waste. If that sounds good to you, this might be a great opportunity to join our team! **Kuusakoski Recycling** provides cost-effective, environmentally responsible recycling services to e-waste collectors and recyclers, enterprises, small businesses, nonprofits, original equipment manufacturers, and governments and municipalities. We have built our recycling expertise over a hundred years. Our excellent material know-how, specialist expertise and passion for what we do help us develop more efficient and more precise ways of sorting materials. We have minimized the amount of waste going to landfill: we are currently able to recycle or reuse up to 90% of the materials we collect and in some cases even more. Visit us at to learn more or check out our YouTube Video **What you will do:**The Shipping and Receiving Forklift Operator is responsible for the safe and efficient operating of a Forklift, Bobcat, and/or Loader to move, locate, relocate, stack, count, unload, load, and sort incoming and outgoing materials. Each piece of equipment can only be operated after the successful completion of proper training. **Duties/Responsibilities/Accountabilities:*** Document material through data entry and taking photos. * Unload inbound shipments safely and move material to storage locations. Stack and store the product in the appropriate areas. * Ensure inbound and outbound shipments are accurate and free of damage; report quality variances. * Pull and prepare materials for shipment, ensuring that the number and type of material is loaded and shipped. * Move product from staging or storage areas into trailers. * Load, unload, move, stack, and stage product and materials using a forklift, clamp truck, or other power equipment. * Safely transport pallet loads across the plant. * Stack and store materials in appropriate areas. * Maintain the plant equipment, materials, and work areas. * On a daily basis, inspect and perform minor maintenance on the forklift or other equipment. * Operate all equipment in a safe and efficient manner following policies and procedures. * Keep appropriate records and reports to guarantee that inventory control and security are maintained. Assist in physical inventories. * Comply with OSHA and MSDS standards. * Other duties as assigned, including general housekeeping. **What you need to succeed:*** Must be able to lift/move up to 50 pounds, climb stairs, and work in sometimes tight spaces around machinery. * Sense of urgency. * Forklift experience. * Safety minded. * Ability to build rapport with coworkers. * Must have proven track record of reliability. **Benefits after 60 days:*** Dental Insurance * Health Insurance * Vision Insurance * 401K w/Employer Match * 10 Paid Holidays * Up to 2 weeks Vacation Accrued * Up to 4 Personal Days * Tuition Reimbursement Program **We invite you to apply today! KUUSAKOSKI IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER**. Location (city, state or zip code) You must select a location. Education status You must select an education status answer. Seeking for You must select a seeking status answer.

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