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Reach Truck Operator / Material Handler

Elk Grove Village, Illinois
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Lighting business in Elk Grove Village, IL is actively seeking 1st shift Reach Truck Operators for its distribution center.
Starting rate for a Reach Truck Operator is $15.54. Pay progression tops out at $18.50 after two years. Annual wage increases.  A full range of benefits are offered effective on day 1: medical, dental, vision, retirement savings contribution, paid vacation and personal days.  Hours 8am – 4:30pm Monday –Friday.
Essential Functions:

The position is responsible for receiving, picking, shipping pallets of products using a stand up reach truck.


Basic Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of 1 year forklift operating experience
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates that currently reside within the immediate geographical area of Elk Grove Village, IL will be considered
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 1 or more years of experience operating a Stand-up Reach Truck
  • Experience picking in a paper-based warehouse environment
  • Experience working with RF Scanners
  • SAP experience
  • Basic computer skills (Microsoft Excel)

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: EPG LD Lighting Division

Job Level: Entry Level
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: No

Requisition ID: 049751