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Forklift Operator - Full Time - Fond Du Lac, WI

Company: XPO Logistics
Location: Oshkosh
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Solutions driven success.

XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO Logistics, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you're looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO.

Pay, benefits and more.

$2500 -in bonuses available
Pay starts at $18.33
Full health insurance on day one
Life and disability insurance
Earn up to 13 days PTO over the course of your first year
9 paid company holidays
401(k) option with company match
Employee stock purchase plan
Education assistance

What you'll do on a typical day:
Efficiently sort, handle, load and unload palletized and non-palletized freight
Use appropriate motorized and manual equipment, including pallet jack, forklift and by hand
Secure freight inside trailers using appropriate tools and supplies
Work in a safe, efficient manner, adhering to company safety policies
Use mobile handheld devices to scan and track shipments
Work on a dock that is not climate-controlled for extended periods of time

What you need to succeed at XPO:
At a minimum, you'll need:
To be at least 18 years of age
Ability to do basic math calculations, with and without a calculator
Availability to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings, nights and weekends, due to varying freight volumes

It'd be great if you also have:
Dock/warehouse experience in the transportation industry
Forklift experience in a freight/less-than-truckload environment
Experience loading and unloading trailers
Desire to succeed with a strong attention to detail

This job requires the ability to:
Lift freight and other objects of various shapes, sizes and weights (up to 50 lbs. frequently and greater than 70 lbs. occasionally)
Sort, handle, load and unload palletized and non-palletized freight using appropriate motorized and manual equipment, including a pallet jack, forklift and by hand
Safely walk and stand for extended periods of time on a loading dock that is not climate-controlled and may be slippery
Reach (including above your head), bend, climb, push, pull, twist, squat and kneel as necessary
Be part of something big.

Eligible participants who are hired while the program is in effect will receive a $1,000 -sign-on bonus, subject to repayment if the employee voluntarily terminates their employment with XPO Logistics within the first 6 months. Bonuses are subject to all applicable taxes. All other rules governing this program will apply. Current XPO employees are not eligible for sign-on bonuses.

A $500 -retention bonus will be paid to those eligible participants who are hired while the program is in effect and attain 6 months of continuous employment with XPO Logistics in their current qualified position. Eligible participants who are hired while the program is in effect and attain 12 months of continuous employment in their current qualified position will receive another $500 -bonus. Eligible participants who are hired while the program is in effect and attain 18 -months of continuous employment in their current qualified position will receive another $500 - bonus. The bonuses are subject to all applicable taxes. All other rules governing this program will apply. -Current XPO employees are not eligible for retention bonuses.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.

All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test.

The above statements are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties and skills for this job classification.

Review XPO's candidate privacy statement - here.
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