Forklift Operator

Posted Date 7 months ago(4/21/2021 6:18 PM)
Requisition ID
Company : Name
152A - Tinley Park, IL
Location : Address
18801 Oak Park Ave
Job Location
US-IL-Tinley Park


Who We Are

We are the leading supplier of components to the recreational vehicle and residential housing industries, as well as adjacent industries including bus, cargo and equestrian trailer, marine, and heavy truck. With over 65 facilities located throughout the United States, Canada, Ireland, Italy, and the United Kingdom, our more than 9,000 team members work together to bring innovative product solutions to market every day.


Why We are Different:

At Lippert Components, Everyone Matters. We are striving to make lives better through meaningful relationships with our co-workers, our customers, and our communities. LCI team members feel a deeper sense of purpose at work, and we continue to build a better work environment by aligning our cultural and business strategies with the needs of our many team members. We measure success by how we touch the lives of people inside and outside our walls.


What You will Get:

  1. A company culture where everyone matters
  2. Healthcare + Dental + Vision + 401k with Employer match
  3. Career development and mentoring
  4. Tuition Reimbursement
  5. Annual flu immunization
  6. Holiday, personal and vacation days
  7. Local and national discounts
  8. Wellness offerings



This position is primarily responsible for the movement of raw and finished materials through the various phases of production.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Observance of all safety rules and policies maintained by the company;
  • Maintenance of raw material inventory (frame parts, I - beam, etc.), including unloading of delivery vehicles;
  • Coordination of necessary paperwork at the time of material receipt;
  • Movement of raw material through the production area;
  • Movement of chassis through production area;
  • Movement of completed chassis from production area to chassis holding area and/or coating area;
  • Movement of completed chassis to chassis drying area and/or chassis holding area;
  • Maintenance of the exterior yard including plowing, grading, etc.;
  • Rotation of position into production team structure as necessary;
  • Assistance in repair work as necessary;


  • Must be able to work as a part of a team to achieve the company’s overall goals;
  • Must demonstrate clear verbal and written communication skills (English);
  • Must be able to read and process written communication including, but not limited to, work orders, delivery receipts, frame prints, and measurements;
  • Must be able to meet production goals and time deadlines for company projects;
  • Must be able to work with minimum supervision;
  • Must be able to operate a Lift Truck or Tractor as necessary;
  • Must be able to operate appropriate equipment including radios, stabilization devices, tape measures, etc.;
  • Must be able to physically lift and maneuver weights in excess of fifty pounds;
  • Must be highly organized;
  • Must possess successful problem-solving skills;
  • Must be able to exhibit tact and diplomacy and maintain professional relationships
  • with leaders, fellow team members, customers, etc.;
  • Must be able to work under physically and mentally stressful situations;
  • Must be able to deal with climate extremes (temperature, precipitation, etc.);
  • Must be able to prioritize and easily adapt to changes through the day.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibility upon hiring.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the team member is regularly required to talk and hear. This position requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling.  The team member may have to lift and/or move items over 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.  This position requires Personal Protective Equipment. 


Position Type/Expected Hours of Work


This is a full-time position, and the expected work hours are decided by the manufacturing manager.


No travel is expected for this position.

Preferred Education and Experience

  1. High school diploma or GED preferred.
  2. Lift truck operator’s license preferred (training available).

Work Authorization/Security Clearance

Must be able to pass EVerify.

AAP/EEO Statement
LCI provides equal employment opportunity to all team members and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected category.

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Pay Group : AAP/EEO Statement

LCI provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected category.


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