Forklift Operator

DHL Supply Chain | Taunton, MA

Posted Date 7/10/2024

DHL Supply Chain is Hiring! 

At DHL, you will play a part in one of the world’s most essential industries. As the world’s leading contract logistics provider, we believe in doing the right thing, growing together, and delivering the difference. At DHL, you have a voice that matters and can make an impact that lasts. There has never been a better time to join DHL Supply Chain. In a global business like ours, the opportunities are endless. So, join us. Work with us. Grow with us.  


  • Position:  Forklift Operator 
  • Shift: 1st Shift, Monday - Friday, 3:00 AM - 11:00 AM  
  • Pay:  $20.25?per hour.
  • Additional Incentives: All full-time employees are eligible to qualify for monthly attendance bonuses! 

In addition to the general job description below, the ideal candidate will also have the following skills:  Warehouse, General Labor, Forklift, Quality Control,?Material Handler, Machine Operator, Loader/Unloader  

  • Six months warehouse experience, preferred. 
  • A?minimum of 6 month’s experience operating material handling equipment, which includes cherry pickers and reach trucks, is preferred.? 


Be part of the world’s largest logistics company!  DHL Supply Chain has been certified as a Great Place to Work® and Top Employer in the US for the 3rd year in a row! 

  • AFFORDABLE medical, dental, and vision coverages offered on your 30th?day 
  • Paid vacation and holidays 
  • 401(k) with generous company match 
  • Tuition reimbursement program 
  • Excellent training and career advancement opportunities 


Grow your skills. Shape your world

Role Purpose:


What will you do in this role? Our Forklift Operators are responsible for moving stock from one area to another within our warehouse environment. You’ll load and unload shipments of various sizes, and you may use certain types of equipment such as stand-up, sit-down, or clamp forklifts and electric pallet jacks. Our environment is team oriented, fast paced and safety focused. We move products that people need and want. At DHL, YOU will be an essential part of everyday life.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Load, unload, move, stock, and stage products and materials using various types of forklifts or other power equipment 80% of specified shift.
  • Pull and prepare product for shipment ensuring the exact number and types of product is loaded.
  • Keep appropriate records and reports for inventory accuracy.
  • Comply with all OSHA and MSDS standards.
  • Verify load accuracy; check the load count, stability, and product damage, report variances as necessary.
  • Change equipment battery or LP tank and monitor power source as necessary.
  • Maintain the facility’s equipment and materials in a neat, clean, and orderly fashion.
  • Assist in physical inventories.
  • Complete daily inspection of equipment.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Forklift operator certificate or satisfactory completion of a forklift-training program within the first 30 days of employment
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent, preferred
  • Six months warehouse experience, preferred
  • Six months forklift operation experience

Our Organization is an equal opportunity employer.

Salary20.25 Hour

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