Forklift Driver - 1st shift

Date:  Sep 14, 2022

Huntley, IL, US, 60142

At Weber, grilling is a passion that’s reflected in everything we do. Our goal is to share this passion and spark inspiration with the people who matter most – our grilling community. Weber has been the world’s premiere manufacturer of charcoal and gas grills and accessories since 1952. If you have the desire to work for a company that is recognized for exceptional quality products and high customer satisfaction, employment with Weber may be right for you. We provide a friendly working atmosphere with an environment of growth and opportunity through innovation, pride, and excellence.


Weber is committed to inclusive, equitable and diverse Hiring practices. Our goal is to create a workforce which resembles the diverse rich communities we live, play, and support every day. 


Discover What’s Possible with a career, at Weber.


Discover what grilling can be-


At Weber, grilling is who we are. We bring experiences and memories to backyards around the world. We are the leader in the grilling industry, and we stay ahead with talent like you! Our progressive, innovative, and passionate team continue to improve the experience of consumers around the grill. At Weber, you will be empowered to Discover What Grilling Can Be impacting the business growth, product innovation and technology at our company. The possibilities for growth are endless. Whether you grew up with a Weber grill in your backyard or you've never used one, there’s a recipe, a grill and a great career experience waiting for you. Ready to ignite your career?


How will you impact the team-


You will be operating a mobile equipment to receive loads and distribute materials within departments safely and accurately.  You will also be inspecting the material before it is put in any location and or packed away.  Maintain warehouse space by stacking products safely in logical order.


What will you do-

  • Attend all Tier 1 meetings
  • You will maintain your forklift by completing a forklift check list daily (checks fluids, breaks etc.)
  • Safely operate the company forklift, if repairs are needed, you will contact the Maintenance Department
  • You will accurately load/unload materials by using the forklift, you will review packing slips to detect discrepancies
  • You will read tail weights from the container, read the scale measurement, and adjust the quantity on the scale if necessary
  • Work with the flow of parts/materials with the operation by driving forklift to appropriate location (loading and unloading parts)
  • You will issue requested materials to requested stations
  • Read tags which include numbers, descriptions, and destinations
  • Ensure that the ticket information matches the information on the racks
  • Maintain inventory accuracy by using number tags, assigning locations, issuing all tags and returning tags for input and making accurate stock transfers in the computer
  • RF Scanner will be assigned to you, and you will be using it to ensure that you safely pick up the correct parts with your Forklift
  • You will be requested to take material to certain workstations with the use of your assigned RF Scanner
  • Complete inventory activity reports
  • Working knowledge on utilizing an RF scanner for all working function
  • Maintaining housekeeping, 5s and other duties as assigned


Tools needed to thrive-

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • 1-2 years of Manufacturing Experience
  • 2-3 years of Forklift experience (Sit-down)
  • Must be able to pass a Forklift evaluation along with a written exam
  • Up to 1 year RF Scanner experience
  • Ability to work Independently
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Basic Math Skills
  • Be a Team Player
  • Attention to Detail
  • Time Management


Why you’d love to join the Weber family -

  • Medical & Dental Package
  • 401K
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation
  • Personal Days
  • Attendance Bonus
  • Weber employee purchase program
  • Much more

Weber-Stephen Products LLC is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status, or any other protected factor.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago