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Material Handler I - Sit Down Forklift Driver

Apply Job ID REF6400L Date posted 05/04/2022 Address 2501 Galvin Drive, Elgin, IL Job Type Full-time Job Status Non-Exempt

1st shift | M-F | 7:30 am - 4 pm  
+$3,000 Sign-on Bonus payable in (2) installments,
 $17.25 Starting Hourly Rate

JOIN OUR TEAM!   ITW has an exciting career opportunity at our Distribution Center located at 2501 Galvin Drive, Elgin, IL.

ITW offers its employees a path for advancement, a competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package designed to help employees care for themselves, their families, and their futures.


Position Summary:

As a Material Handler I, you will work in a team setting to reach warehouse operations goals. You will perform basic warehouse duties including shipping, packing, loading and unloading trailers.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Pick and pack customer orders accurately and within established productivity standards.
  • Load product onto trucks or ocean containers in a safe manner.
  • Unload product from trucks or ocean containers in a safe manner.
  • Replenish inventory within the warehouse picking locations.
  • Participate in inventory cycle counts according to established schedule.
  • Observe all the ITW safety policies and procedures; maintain a neat and orderly work area.
  • Contribute towards process improvement within job parameters.
  • All additional duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • 1+ Year Experience
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Willing to work assigned shift with some overtime including weekends
  • Sit-down Forklift Experience
  • Forklift certification required
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Basic computer and keyboarding skills

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties and responsibilities of this position, within typical manufacturing and warehouse working conditions. 

While performing the duties of this position, the employee will be exposed to fumes, heat and dust, climate variances and moving mechanical equipment typically found in a manufacturing environment.  The noise level in the work environment is high when exposed to the manufacturing areas. Certain personal protective equipment is required when in the manufacturing areas. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to grip, grasp, reach, push and pull with hands and arms, walk, stand, speak and listen, climb, kneel, bend, sit, mount and dismount power industrial vehicle and able to walk on hard surfaces such as concrete.  The employee must lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Company Description:

ITW Residential & Renovation offers a broad range of professional grade anchoring tools and fasteners for numerous construction applications. Our products include wood to wood fastening systems (Paslode), structural wood fasteners (GRK Fasteners™), concrete anchoring systems (Tapcon®, Red Head®, Ramset®), underlayment screws (Rock-On®, Backer-On®), self-drilling screws (Teks®) and drywall anchoring systems (E-Z Ancor®). ITW Residential & Renovation excels in meeting the growing demands from end-users for high-quality home improvement and construction fastening products. Our products are trusted by industry professionals and each brand is the market leader in its respective category in terms of quality, performance and ease of use.

ITW offers its employees a path for advancement, a competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package designed to help employees care for themselves, their families, and their futures.

ITW is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

We do not accept unsolicited resumes. To be considered an applicant, please apply online to a specific job posting.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the online application system process due to your disability, please click here for information on how to contact us directly. 

ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues’ unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential. 

As an equal employment opportunity employer, ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  

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At ITW, we value our colleagues' unique perspectives, experiences, and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential.

Equal Opportunities

ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Read more information here.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access this online application system process due to your disability, please email corp_accessibility@itw.com to request assistance. No other requests will be acknowledged.