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Receiving Forklift Operator $15.16/hr + shift prem

Date: Feb 14, 2021

Location: North Aurora, IL, US

Company: Dart Container

We are hiring for Receivers on our overnight shift from 11pm - 7am with a starting rate of $15.16 + shift premium. 

Responsible for unloading assorted production and materials received from trailers. Receiver will place received items in the appropriate areas for storage.


Day-to-Day Role:

  • Responsible for unloading assorted production and materials received from trailers. Items may be unloaded manually, or with the use of a fork-lift or clamp-truck.
  • Responsible for receiving and unloading film and corrugated board from outside vendors. Incumbent will place incoming materials in appropriate storage areas. Responsible for unloading all non-hazardous materials to include oils and non-flammable chemicals.
  • Receiver will properly dispose of packing/shipping materials.
  • Responsible for coordinating with Shipping Supervisor regarding receiving needs.
  • Must inspect fork-lift/clamp-truck at the beginning and end of each shift and complete the "Electric Truck Driver's Daily Check Sheet". Responsible for changing fork-lift and clamp-truck batteries as necessary.
  • Responsible for general housekeeping and area cleanliness.
  • Will conduct physical inventory of product and materials throughout the warehouse.
  • Will assist with the shipping and loading of materials and product as needed.
  • Will assist with the movement of materials and product throughout the plant as needed. This could include taking finished product from the Production/Print Departments floors, determining where it will be placed in the warehouse, and storing it properly. He/she may also supply the lines with needed materials as requested.
  • Must sustain good or better attendance on performance appraisals.


Core Skills & Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Six (6) months previous shipping/receiving experience, including experience loading/unloading trucks, is required.
  • Previous experience using a fork-lift.
  • Ability to utilize equipment including dock plates/leveler, hand carts, hydraulic pallet jacks, batteries, battery chargers, and brooms.
  • Ability to apply and understand addition, subtraction, multiplication and division in order to determine the amount of product or materials to place in or remove from an area.




Overview: As the manufacturer of Dart® and Solo® brand products, Dart Container is an industry leading single-use food and beverage packaging company. With 15,000 employees and 40+ locations worldwide, Dart offers more than 4,000 products used every day in restaurants, hospitals, schools and homes around the globe.

Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.


If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (833) 472-3278 or email us at HRConnect@dart.biz for assistance.


Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.




If you have a disability and need an accommodation to access this website or for the application process, you should call Dart at (833) 472-3278 or email us at ADArequests@dart.biz. Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.




Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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