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Forklift Operator. Job in Columbus Gr8 Driving Jobs

Columbus, Ohio
Job Type
14 Jan 2022


Solutions driven success.


XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO Logistics, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you†re looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO.Â


Pay, benefits and more.

  • Pay starts at $18.33/hour
  • Experienced forklift operators can start at $22.56/hour
  • Full health insurance on day one
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Earn up to 13 days PTO over the course of your first year
  • 10 paid company holidays
  • 401(k) option with company match
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Education assistance


What you†ll do on a typical day:

  • Efficiently sort, handle, load and unload palletized and non-palletized freight
  • Use appropriate motorized and manual equipment, including pallet jack, forklift and by hand
  • Secure freight inside trailers using appropriate tools and supplies
  • Work in a safe, efficient manner, adhering to company safety policies
  • Use mobile handheld devices to scan and track shipments
  • Work on a dock that is not climate-controlled for extended periods of time


What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you†ll need:

  • To be at least 18 years of age
  • Ability to do basic math calculations, with and without a calculator
  • Availability to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings, nights and weekends, due to varying freight volumes

It†d be great if you also have:

  • Dock/warehouse experience in the transportation industry
  • Forklift experience in a freight/less-than-truckload environment
  • Experience loading and unloading trailers
  • Desire to succeed with a strong attention to detail

This job requires the ability to:

  • Lift freight and other objects of various shapes, sizes and weights (up to 50 lbs. frequently and greater than 70 lbs. occasionally)
  • Sort, handle, load and unload palletized and non-palletized freight using appropriate motorized and manual equipment, including a pallet jack, forklift and by hand
  • Safely walk and stand for extended periods of time on a loading dock that is not climate-controlled and may be slippery
  • Reach (including above your head), bend, climb, push, pull, twist, squat and kneel as necessary


Be part of something big.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.


All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test.Â

The above statements are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties and skills for this job classification. Â

Review XPO's candidate privacy statement here. Â

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  • Job Reference: 473110929-2
  • Date Posted: 14 January 2022
  • Employer/Recruiter: XPO Logistics
  • Location: Columbus, Ohio
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Forklift Driver Jobs, Counterbalance Driving Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent