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Forklift Operator - Full-Time

Company: XPO Logistics
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: June 25, 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.

  • Experienced forklift operators can start at $23.46/hour
  • 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 assistanceWhat 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 timeWhat 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 volumesIt'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 detailThis 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 necessaryBe part of something big. 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.

Keywords: XPO Logistics, Kansas City , Forklift Operator - Full-Time, Professions , Kansas City, Kansas

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