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Fellowes Forklift Operator - $17.60/hr - 2nd Shift (2pm - 10pm) in Itasca, Illinois

If you are interested in this role, please send your name, phone number and the job ID to staffing@fellowes.com.

It’s the people who make the difference. Our four-generation family business built on our founding values and principles delivers best-in-class quality products with a growing Fellowes family of employees. If you are leading your own career and want to work with brands committed to helping you be your best, then you’ve found your fit.

This is a temporary 30 day role through Paramount Staffing with potential to be hired into a full time role at Fellowes Brands.

Starting Wage with Paramount Staffing: $17.60 per hour, paid on a weekly basis

Once hired on at Fellowes, starting wage is $18.60 per hour, paid on a weekly basis.



  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Plans

  • Cash Profit Sharing

  • 401k with Company Matching

  • Paid Sick, Vacation, Birthday, Holiday and Volunteer Time

  • Up to $5,250 per year for Tuition Reimbursement

  • Reimburse up to $500 per year on qualified Emotional, Financial, Physical and Social Well-Being expenses

  • Telemedicine

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

  • Health Savings Accounts (HSAs)

  • Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

  • Short Term & Long Term Disability Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Legal Insurance

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Discount on Fellowes Products

  • Tickets At Work (Discounted tickets at Six Flags, Universal Studios, Disney World, Las Vegas Shows)

  • Complimentary Admission to Select Museums

The Role

As a Forklift Operator, you will accurately and efficiently move product and material throughout the distribution process.

You Will...

  • Operate various types of forklifts to move product through the distribution process including unloading, put away, picking, and loading process, which may include hand loading and unloading of containers.

  • Prepare product for inbound receipt and/or shipment including palletizing, re-palletizing, and carton labeling, ensuring that all warehouse and customer requirements are met.

  • Promote and maintain a safe and clean work environment.

  • Provide suggestions and feedback on improving departmental processes, performance goals and environment.

  • Other related and similar duties as assigned.


  • Fulfill all essential job functions in a consistent state of alertness and safe manner.

  • Understand verbal and written instructions.

  • Able to effectively communicate with the team.

  • Abide by all safety policies, procedures, rules and guidelines in order to prevent and reduce exposure to accidents and injuries.

  • Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required.

  • Physical presence at designated worksite, work a 40-hour work schedule, maintain consistent and acceptable attendance.

  • Work overtime as required, including weekend and holiday work based on business demands.

  • Pay close attention to detail.

  • Follow instructions and procedures to meet quality standards.

  • Work in a team environment by assisting in training and facilitating job duties for other team members (including temps).

  • Demonstrate a positive attitude.

  • Successfully complete and pass reqired Power Industrial Vehicle (PIV) training and test, and maintain appropriate PIV licensing.

  • Use Radio Frequency (RF) units.

  • Able to work in a machine based environment

  • Able to manage and prioritize multiple assignments/tasks simultaneously, and demonstrate organizational skills.


Founded on a rich 100-year history, our reputation, passion for excellence and Fellowes values - a belief in people, integrity, innovation and continuous improvement - live in every product we make, and inspire best-in-class design, quality and performance in all we do. Our four core values drive our behavior, approach and response to the world around us. Initiative. Integrity. Teamwork. Passion. These values are steeped in the character of our founder, Harry Fellowes, who established a value-based culture at Fellowes over a century ago.

Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran

Fellowes, Inc. does not accept unsolicited resumes from any agencies that have not signed a mutual service agreement. All unsolicited resumes will be considered Fellowes' property, and Fellowes will not be obligated to pay a referral fee. This includes resumes submitted directly to hiring managers without contacting the Talent Acquisition Department.

ID: 3788

External Company URL: www.fellowesbrands.com

Street: 1789 Norwood Avenue