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Job Title: Forklift Driver
Company Name: Hach
Location: Romeoville, IL United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 04/15/2021
Expire Date: 05/15/2021
Job Categories: Accounting/Auditing, Warehousing, Executive Management, Quality Control, Research & Development
Job Description
Forklift Driver


The primary role of this position is to retrieve, stock, and verify materials in high bay warehousing environment for timely fulfillment of internal and external customer orders. This position uses industrial material handling equipment typical of high bay warehousing and is also intended to execute the material handling services throughout facilities.

Schedule: Monday-Friday 6:30 AM-3:00 PM. Overtime may be required.


  • Prepare and deliver materials to designated locations.

  • Use of manual and/or powered equipment to pick and place product. This may include picking and placing materials manually or assisted in high bay locations.

  • Accurately perform computer transactions to ensure product availability for external customer orders.

  • Pick all customer orders to attain quality and On-Time Delivery (OTD) goals.

  • Replenish stock on the Carousel, grocery store and flow rack locations as required to fill customer orders

  • Receive order requests from internal customers.

  • Pick components to fill internal customer orders within a two-hour timeframe.

  • Transfer/charge supplies to internal customers.

  • Place raw chemicals in the designated locations in a timely manner according to storage regulations.

  • Ensures FIFO of materials moving through the facility.

  • Performs warehouse verification and consolidation.

  • Responsible for maintaining inventory accuracy. Reconciles inventory discrepancies.

  • Perform cycle count duties for assigned inventory items.

  • Ability to perform Enterprise Resource Planning system (ERP) transactions as directed by planner/manager.

  • Keeps work area neat and orderly.

  • Completes daily reports, audits and cell boards.

  • Works with manager to ensure proper order management and planning to meet quality and OTD.

  • Executes Kan-Ban and DMP processes in work area

  • Responsible for Material presentation, Kan-Ban management, and 5S.

  • Mentor junior team members

Other Non Essential Functions:

  • Special projects as assigned.

  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Train new members


  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • 1-3 years related experience in warehouse required.

  • Requires associate to pass fork truck driving test when hired.

  • Prefer 1 year experience of stand-up forklift experience.


  • Requires high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Extremely high level of mental attention.

  • Must have basic math skill.

  • Must be able to interact and communicate effectively with a wide range of personalities.

  • Must be able to operate a diverse variety of material handling equipment

  • Must be able to handle a large variety of tasks and multiple tasks at a given time.

  • Must be able to prioritize and follow through with tasks

  • Computer and keyboard experience required.

  • Must be able to work with frequent interruptions.

  • Ability to maintain good driving record

  • Must have good hand/eye coordination


The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is constantly required to stand, squat, turn/twist, reach, use hands to: finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls. The employee is frequently required to walk, climb, balance, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch or crawl, and talk, hear, and smell.

The employee must frequently lift, carry, push or pull up to 50 pounds and/or occasionally lift, carry, push or pull up to 75 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, gases, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures and work space restrictions.

The noise level in the work environment is occasionally loud.

Employees will be required to wear the proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) which may include: eye, hearing and respiratory protection, protective smock, steel toe shoes, gloves, hard hats, or face shields.

The duties listed in job descriptions are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change. The purpose of this description is to assist in ADA compliance and is not intended for other purposes such as collective bargaining, or compensation.


External hiring into this position is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check and possible credit history review.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The EEO is the Law poster is available here.

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