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Material Handler/Stand Up Forklift - Mundelein, IL

Post Date: 02/08/2024

Req. Number: 108014

City: Mundelein

State: Illinois

Zip Code: 60060


Goodwill TalentBridge, a full service staffing and recruitment firm, is part of Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago, the largest of the 165 Goodwill territories in North America. With more than 90 years of experience in Workforce Development and job training, Goodwill is helping thousands of people find work in the communities we serve, including 13 counties in Wisconsin and 10 counties in Illinois.

Goodwill TalentBridge is working with a client in Mundelein for a temp to hire contract. We currently have a great opportunity available for an Associate I, Operations, Materials Handling. The Material Handler within SRA Operations is responsible for assisting in many of the daily activities within the SRA warehouse, including: inbound (receiving); inventory control; production support; put away, storing, cycle counting, packing and shipping of materials and/or finished goods. Ensure the cleanliness of the warehouse in addition to maintaining a safety-oriented culture in a policy and procedure based organization.

1st shift position

Client does require COVID Vaccination.

Stand up forklift experience required

Shift 8:00-4:30

Pay $20.00

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Load and unload all inbound and outbound trailers, trucks, vans, making sure all safety devices are utilized and distribution center procedures are being followed. Conduct daily cycle counts and physical inventories. Consolidate product to optimize space in the warehouse.
  • Picking of raw material and staging material for production needed for work in process.
  • Awareness of all products and product handling requirements. Monitoring warehouse inventory levels and replenish inventory into warehouse racking. Assist warehouse team in meeting productivity requirements with assigned tasks.
  • Operates all material handling equipment, pallet jack, two-wheel cart, and when certified, industrial lift trucks.
  • Follow the guidelines and directions set by the PPIC Management Team and perform other duties as assigned.
  • Ability to multi-task proactively and re-prioritize on a daily basis to accommodate the changing business requirements. Participate in all continuous improvement projects and cost saving measures.
  • Follow procedures in accordance with internal SOPs, and cGXP, FDA, OSHA, IATA, DOT, TSA and other applicable regulations or other foreign authority of regulatory requirements. This includes product documentation, quality standards, specifications, SOP’s & GMP. Assist the team, keeping department in audit ready condition at all times. Responsible for the quality and integrity of personal time records and doing your part in reducing expenses for items such as material handling equipment, building, and product.
  • Follows all safety standards and training in the department; ensures that the building is maintained in a clean and safe manner and that inventories and equipment are properly protected against theft, fire and other hazards that may cause loss or damage. Maintain housekeeping duties and designated aisles.
  • Demonstrate good internal customer service to all departments through timely movement of goods into and out of the warehouse. Contributes to good customer service through follow up of issues and concerns of internal customers.


Physical Risk: Regular exposures to risk that may require special training and precautions.

Physical Demands: Heavy physical activity. Routine handling of objects more than 50 pounds. May require periods of substantial discomforts due to excessive noise, dust, and/or other conditions.

  • High school diploma/GED degree.
  • Preferred to have at least 1-2 years prior distribution or warehouse experience including forklift certification.
  • Ability to read, speak, and comprehend in English simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

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