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XPO, Inc. Forklift Operator - Full-Time in Louisville, Kentucky

Forklift Operator - Full-Time

Requisition Id: 372455

Business Unit: LTL


Louisville, KY, US, 40219

What you’ll need to succeed as a Forklift Operator at XPO

Minimum qualifications:

  • Be at least 18 years of age

  • Able to do basic math calculations, with and without a calculator

  • Available to work a variety of shifts due to varying freight volumes, including days, evenings, nights and weekends

Preferred qualifications:

  • Dock or warehouse experience in the transportation industry

  • Forklift experience in a freight or less-than-truckload (LTL) environment

  • Experience loading and unloading trailers

  • Strong attention to detail and desire to succeed

About the Forklift Operator job

Pay, benefits and more:

  • Experienced forklift operators can start at $25.74/hour

  • Full health insurance benefits are available on day one

  • Life and disability insurance

  • Earn up to 13 days of PTO over your first year

  • 10 paid company holidays

  • 401(k) option with company match

  • Education assistance

What 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 and forklift

  • 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

Forklift Operators are required to:

  • Lift freight and other objects of various shapes, sizes and weights (frequently up to 50 lbs. and occasionally greater than 70 lbs.)

  • Safely walk and stand for extended periods 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 necessary

About XPO

XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO, 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.

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.

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