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Expeditors Warehouse Forklift Operator in Franklin Park, Illinois

“We’re not in the shipping business; we’re in the information business” -Peter Rose, Expeditors Founder

Global supply chain management is what we do, but at the heart of Expeditors you will find professionalism, leadership, and a friendly environment, all of which foster an innovative, customer service-based approach to logistics.

  • 15,000 trained professionals

  • 250+ locations worldwide

  • Fortune 500

  • Globally unified systems

To support the Expeditors facility in the pursuit of Warehouse Excellence by embracing a culture of safety and security in a facility that is efficient and meets high quality standards through continuous improvement and modernization.

Facility Operations

  • Ensure a safe and secure work environment

  • Maintain warehouse procedures and safety standards

  • Maintain a clean and professional facility

  • Ensure all equipment used is in a safe operational condition before/after use.


  • Effort and Teamwork, support Warehouse as a whole when needed.

  • Operate stand-up or sit-down forklift to unload/load freight into trailers

  • Use of RFID technology to scan freight in or out of the facility and put away or pick from designated barcode locations.

Operations and Quality

  • Oversee the processes in the area of responsibility, following operational standards (OPS) and KPI expectations

  • Improve safety, quality, delivery and cost through continuous improvement methods.

  • Adhere to compliance in the facility and governmental policies at all times.


  • Expertise in warehouse management system used in facility & supporting technology

  • Solid written and verbal communication skills

  • GDP (Goods Distribution Practice) Trained

A. Education- high school degree.


  • 3 Years warehouse agent

  • Completion of Hazardous Materials course

C.Knowledge/ Skills: Must be able to read, count accurately, do simple math (add, subtract, divide, multiply) and write legibly. Must be capable of standing and walking for extended periods.

Must be able to twist, stoop, squat, reach above shoulder level and crouch on a frequent basis. Must be able to use proper lifting techniques. The ability to follow directions with emphasis on safety is extremely important. Must be able to handle stress caused in meeting deadlines with tight scheduling requirements. Must be able to shift priorities easily. Must be able to use hands and feet simultaneously and for repetitive movements.

D. Special Requirements: Must have excellent work habits. Must pass a background check,

if applicable in state, region or geography. Must be familiar with warehouse systems. Fork-lift certification may be required within 6 months of employment.

Expeditors offers excellent benefits

  • Paid Vacation, Holiday, Sick Time

  • Health Plan: Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental and Vision

  • Life and Long Term Disability Insurance

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Training and Personnel Development Program

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