Forklift Operator (US) - 1053 - Union OH (Vandalia, OH)

Vandalia, Ohio, United States DHL Supply Chain 4261753 6. July, 2020

DHL Supply Chain is the world’s leading contract logistics provider. Combining value-added and management services with traditional fulfilment and distribution, our customized, integrated logistics solutions drive efficiency, improve quality and create competitive advantage. By joining DHL Supply Chain you are joining a company that offers limitless opportunities to grow.  We're proud of our supportive work environment where employees are given the tools and training they need to learn, grow and succeed.  Visit our site at

Location: 1800 Union Airpark Blvd, Vandalia, OH 45377

Starting Pay: $15.00 + shift differential up to $.50 when applicable

Yearly Raises and Market Increases

Forklift Training Provided

Bonus Opportunities: Yes

Monthly Production Bonuses: Yes

Quarterly Attendance and Retention Bonuses

See below for shift availability. 

Virtual Job Tryout:

After completing your application, DHL Supply Chain asks that you also complete a Virtual Job Tryout (VJT). The VJT provides a realistic job preview to each applicant allowing you to learn about DHL and DHL about you. 

You will be sent a separate email after completing your application, the Subject Line: DHL Supply Chain Virtual Job Tryout. This email will provide further information and a link to begin the VJT. Please complete the VJT as quickly as possible to further advance your application.

Role Purpose:

What will you do in this role? Our Forklift Operators are responsible for moving stock from one area to another within our warehouse environment. You'll load and unload shipments of various sizes, and you may use certain types of equipment such as stand-up, sit-down, or clamp forklifts and electric pallet jacks. Our environment is team oriented, fast paced and safety focused. We move products that people need and want. At DHL, YOU will be an essential part of everyday life.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Load, unload, move, stock, and stage products and materials using various types of forklifts or other power equipment 80% of specified shift.
  • Pull and prepare product for shipment ensuring the exact number and types of product is loaded.
  • Keep appropriate records and reports for inventory accuracy.
  • Comply with all OSHA and MSDS standards.
  • Verify load accuracy; check the load count, stability, and product damage, report variances as necessary.
  • Change equipment battery or LP tank and monitor power source as necessary.
  • Maintain the facility's equipment and materials in a neat, clean, and orderly fashion.
  • Assist in physical inventories.
  • Complete daily inspection of equipment.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Forklift operator certificate or satisfactory completion of a forklift-training program within the first 30 days of employment
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent, preferred
  • Six months warehouse experience, preferred
  • Six months forklift operation experience

Our Organization is an equal opportunity employer.

Shifts Available:

A/B Team (Days): 2 Week Rotating 2-3-2 schedule. (See Diagram)

Hours 6:00am – 6:00pm

Overtime available.

C/D Team (Nights): 2 Week Rotating 2-3-2 schedule. (See Diagram)

Hours 6:00pm – 6:00am

Overtime available.

Shift differential available.

F Team (Nights): Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

Hours: 7:00pm – 5:30am

Overtime available

Shift differential available

G Team (Days): Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Hours: 6:00am to 6:00pm. 

No overtime required, but is available.

H Team (Nights): Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Hours: 6:00pm – 6:00am

No overtime required, but is available.

Shift differential available.

J Team (Nights): Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Hours: 7:00pm – 5:30am

Overtime available

Shift differential available

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