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Forklift Technician Trainee - Overnights

Vernon Hills, Illinois
Job Type
29 Jul 2022

Forklift Technician Trainee - Overnights

Wisconsin Distribution Center

12885 104th St. Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158

Uline: Where hard work and hustle are valued and rewarded.

Hours: Train on 1st shift.  Upon successful completion of the Forklift Technician Trainee position, the employee would transition into a 2nd shift Forklift Mechanic / Technician role.

Position Responsibilities 

  • Perform preventive maintenance and technical service on automated equipment.

  • Assist with maintenance and support of warehouse vehicles.

  • Maintain conveyor equipment and monitor systems.

  • Complete preventive maintenance cycles and perform occasional repairs on a myriad of equipment.

  • Maintain multiple pieces of automated equipment independent of supervision and support.

  • Interact with all Maintenance, Warehouse Administrative, Facilities and Operations personnel on a daily basis.

  • Demonstrate application of maintenance skills within material handling equipment.

  • May travel between Distribution Center buildings

  • Work both independently and in a team setting.

  • May be required to assist mechanics and some automation operators.

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent required. Trade school or equivalent preferred.

  • Basic mechanical, electrical, parts management and computer skills a must.


  • Complete insurance coverage includes medical, dental, vision and more.401(k) with 5% employer match.

  • Paid holidays and generous paid time off.

  • Tuition Assistance Program that covers professional continuing education.

  • Bonus programs that include annual performance, sales goals and profit sharing.

Employee Perks

  • Best-in-class, clean, modern facilities.

  • First-class fitness center with complimentary personal trainers.

  • Over four miles of beautifully maintained walking trails.

About Uline

Uline is North America's leading distributor of shipping, industrial and packaging materials. We're a family-owned company known for incredible service, quality products and same-day shipping of our huge in-stock inventory. With over 8,500 employees across 12 locations, it's time you joined Uline.

Uline is proud to operate as a drug-free workplace. All new hires must complete a pre-employment hair follicle drug screening.

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  • Job Reference: 671225420-2
  • Date Posted: 29 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Uline
  • Location: Vernon Hills, Illinois
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent