The Bradford Hammacher Group

FORKLIFT Operator (Cherry Picker & Reach) - Signing Bonus Up To $1000.00

Job Locations US-IL-Bensenville
Distribution Center
Temporary Position
FLSA Status


Do you want to be part of a dynamic team and add value to an amazing organization?

The Bradford Exchange is global direct-to-consumer product marketing & distribution organization.


We are hiring a Seasonal Forklift Driver.

The Bradford Exchange is looking for a highly motivated, Seasonal Equipment Operator to join our organization! This position operates in our fast-paced distribution center, supporting all functions within the distribution environment including but not limited to shipping, receiving, returns, insert operations and other general warehouse operations.


What you get to do each day includes:

  • Ability to work from 6:30AM-5PM Monday- Friday. Pay: $18.50 per hour!!
  • Perform efficiently and effectively receiving & storing goods inwards following Bradford’s internal processes and procedures and using radio frequency (RF) scanners.
  • Pick orders, and pack product, verify that labels correspond to product which ensures a high level of quality and productivity, load and unload material in shipping and receiving areas, load shipping lines and label product.
  • Accurately pack and ship our customer orders to ensure we meet companies’ high expectations, accurately perform cycle counts, read instructions from a scanner or computer.
  • Relocate skids with merchandise using forklift, pump truck and power pallet truck.
  • Adhere to safety, quality and production standards.
  • Read customer orders, work orders, shipping orders or requisitions to determine items to be moved, gathered, or distributed and/or shipped.
  • Operates power material handling equipment to transport materials, supplies and equipment between designated areas.
  • Assists in updating a database to track the location, transfer and disposal of product.



  • High School Diploma or GED, or equivalent years of experience.
  • 1-2 years’ work experience in the field or related work experience and/or with forklift/ pallet jack experience preferred.
  • Certified forklift equipment operator.
  • Physical demands include regularly lifting 50 pounds, and occasionally lifting 70 pounds or more.
  • Successfully complete Safety Powered Industrial Truck Operation Certificate.
  • Reliable team-player with a work hard, plan hard attitude and at least 18 years of age.
  • Thrive in a fast -pace team environment in which perfect attendance is required.
  • Experience including working with various databases, basic computer and RF scanner equipment skills.
  • Experience with inventory control in a distribution environment.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Pay: $18.50 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
We are strictly following CDC guidelines within our distribution center.

The Bradford Exchange is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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