Dock Worker Forklift Operator

  • 4711 Lawndale Ave, Lyons, IL 60534, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Sutton Transport is a privately-held regional common carrier whose focus is interstate and intrastate transportation of general commodities. We specialize in loading, less-than-truckload, same day delivery and expedited services. Sutton Transport provides shipping tools, including document retrieval and order tracing services. We offer customized solutions on trucking-related problems. Our staff and drivers are dedicated in providing top-notch service.


Job Description

Family owned since 1979. Our values set us apart from other carriers. Integrity, Respect, Teamwork, Commitment to Excellence, Safety, Customer Driven and Employee Focused.  Our reputation has made us the #1 LTL carrier in the region. 

Sutton Transport’s commitment to provide outstanding service has contributed to tremendous business growth.  Our core customers have remained loyal and long-standing.  We are proud of our ability to provide exceptional on-time pickup and delivery services.  

Our dispatchers and management team are the best in the industry. Their knowledge, experience, positive outlook, and ability to schedule around our employee’s needs has made for a dynamic work environment.  If this sounds like a company you want to work for, give us a call today.

Due to our continual growth, we are recruiting for safety-minded, hardworking, responsible individuals who are seeking stable employment with a well-respected company.

Forklift Operation

  • Load and unload trailers
  • Build loads to ready multiple trailers for departure.
  • Ensure accurate freight inventory
  • You will spend approximately 95% of the time operating the forklift.
  • Some manual material handling as needed
  • $16.00/hr

Work Schedule 

  • Sunday thru Thursday
  • Sunday start is 11:00 pm
  • Monday - Thursday start is midnight
  • End time will vary between 8 / 9:00 am

Ideal Candidate Qualifications

  • Previous and/or current forklift experience must be in the LTL transportation.
  • Must be able to lift 75#
  • Must possess excellent communication skills and attention to detail.
  • Must have a proven record of safe forklift operation.

Sutton Transport Offers

  • Job Stability
  • Paid weekly
  • Yearly Wage Increases
  • Full Benefit Package

If you value hard-work, are extremely dependable, detail-oriented, able to take direction, able to read English, can work in fluctuating temperatures and have an accident-free safety record then we invite you to apply. We offer a progressive and professional work environment.

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Our Recruiter is at 800-472-6886, ext 1905


Additional Information

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