Job Details

Forklift Operator

1131 Arnold Street, United States | Chicago Heights | Full-time

Job Description

The Forklift Operator is responsible for moving all materials to its designated areas in the warehouse.


  • Ensure that lift trucks are inspected for problems at the beginning of each shift.  A forklift safety checklist must be filled out prior to operating any forklift.
  • Operate lift truck in a safe manner in order to complete the shipment and storage of product.  Reference WHS-S001.
  • Deliver product and materials to other departments as needed.
  • Receive and store pallets and packaging materials.
  • Ensure that all warehouse areas are clean.
  • Adhere to all department (level III) procedures and work instructions.
  • Assist with the identification and elimination of waste within the organization in addition to making suggestions to Warehouse and Shipping Supervisors.



  • High School Diploma or Equivalent


  • Must be able to understand, read, speak and write in English.
  • Must pass the forklift training with 90% or higher
  • Demonstrate ability to perform arithmetical calculations including electrical resistance.
  • Demonstrate ability to understand procedures in glass melting process.
  • Demonstrate ability to read and understand gauges, instruments and operate various furnace controls.
  • Demonstrate ability to make adjustments when heating and cooling a furnace.
  • Ability to work regular day shifts and rotating shift when needed (24-7-365)
  • Ability to follow departmental and plant S.O.P.’s.
  • Maintain general housekeeping and 5S.
  • Ability to be on call 24/7

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

About Gerresheimer

Gerresheimer is the global partner for pharmaceutics, biotech, healthcare, and cosmetics with a very broad product range for pharmaceutical and cosmetic packaging solutions and drug delivery systems. The company is an innovative solution provider from concept to delivery of the end product. Gerresheimer achieves its ambitious goals through a high level of innovative strength, industrial competence and concentration on quality and customer focus. In developing innovative and sustainable solutions, Gerresheimer relies on a comprehensive international network with numerous innovation and production centers in Europe, America and Asia. Gerresheimer produces close to its customers worldwide with around 11,000 employees and generated annual revenues in 2022 of EUR 1.8bn. With its products and solutions, Gerresheimer plays an essential role in people's health and well-being.

Equal rights

All applicants are considered without any regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status or membership, or any other legally protected status.

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