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Ryder System Forklift Operator - $17.50 - $19.00 in DEKALB, Illinois

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DATE: 2/24/21 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

3/3/21 & 3/4/21 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM


If you are not able to make these dates additional dates will be posted soon.

Brand New Ryder Distribution Center! We are looking for Forklift Operators to join the 1.2 million sq. ft. facility at 801 E Gurler Rd. DeKalb, IL located directly south of the Dekalb Oasis/ in the corridor of Rt 23 and Gurler Rd. Apply today to hear more about this exciting opportunity! Please join us in this exciting new opportunity!

Fun Fact: This facility is 60 Degrees year round!

At Ryder, our most important competitive advantage is our people. CULTURE-INTEGRITY-FAMILY. As a Ryder employee you will be part of a dynamic team, equipped to succeed. Even in 2021, Ryder continues to move the transportation industry forward. As an innovative outsourced solutions provider, we enable commerce toflow reliably, efficiently, and safely. How? • Top Technology Provider for Food & Beverage Supply Chain • Top Third Party Logistics (3PL) Provider to the Retail Industry • Largest Electric Truck Footprint in the US

Why Ryder? • Strong Safety culture, including safe and reliable equipment, paid training • Stability and growth opportunities • Competitive benefits package, PTO in the first year! • Weekly pay! • Forbes’ 2019 list of the “World’s Best Employers”

PAY RATE: Starting at $17.50



A Shift: 5:15am – 4:45pm Sun-Tues, Wed 5:15am – 11:15am

B Shift: 5:15am – 4:45pm Thurs-Sat, Wed 11:15am – 5:15pm

D Shift: 5:15pm – 4:45am Sun – Tues, Wed 5:15pm to 11:15pm

E Shift: 5:15pm – 4:45am Thurs – Sat, Wed 11:15pm to 5:15am


  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Ability to work independently and also within a team environment

  • Must have adequate math skills and be able to recognize and read location codes and product codes

  • Meet and exceed established Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)

  • Depending on location, employee may be required to operate equipment and may be required to be equipment certified


  • Picking product and case pick

  • Palletize and hand stack product and stretch wrap product as required

  • Demostrate the ability to safely operate material handling equipment

  • Assist in cycle counting and inventory control as required

  • Assist in resolving inventory discrepancies as required

  • Additional duties as assigned

Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Job Locations US-IL-DEKALB

Posted Date 3 weeks ago (2/8/2021 11:56 AM)

Requisition 2021-94861

Category Logistics/Distribution/Transportation Management

Employment Type Regular-Full time

Travel Requirements 0-10%

Position Code 8603