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Forklift Operator

SC Johnson Lifestyle Brands
Chicago, IL 60602
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Lifestyle Brands (the LSB) is a growing house of like-minded brands under the SC Johnson umbrella including Method, Mrs. Meyer's Clean Day, Babyganics and Ecover . Headquartered in San Francisco with additional operations in Chicago and throughout Europe, the LSB is home to 650 employees. Together we act as a force for bold, transformative growth with a focus on delivering positive impact for people and the planet. If you're into pioneering the future and doing good while doing business, come join us.

The LSB is part of SC Johnson, a family-owned company and leading manufacturer of household cleaning, home storage, air care, pest control and shoe care products, as well as professional products. Originally founded in 1886 and headquartered in Wisconsin, U.S.A., SC Johnson and the Lifestyle Brands division are at work for a better world.


Forklift Operator / Warehouse Associates, or what we like to call "Movers + Makers", are the heart + soul of the Southside Soapbox (our manufacturing + warehouse facility), as they impact all aspects of the production + shipping of our products. Movers + Makers may perform a variety of forklift drivers' roles across all three shifts of our operations. Movers + Makers manage material movement within the production area, along with our blending area, and prepare our finished products for transport to our customers! Additionally, Movers + Makers play an essential role in helping to maintain the highest plant safety standards, product quality, and efficiency of our operations.


Movers + Makers will:

  • Follow safety rules + guidelines for all work processes, refusing to settle for shortcuts to ensure safety is the highest priority within the factory
  • Operate a forklift that will support our production lines, manage inbound and outbound shipments, and deliver chemicals to our blending area. Use our SAP system to manage movement of inventory throughout the factory.
  • Monitor, inspect and document for quality, ensuring our products uphold our high standards to deliver the best quality experience for our customers
  • Maintain a clean + welcoming workplace that complies with good manufacturing practices standards, 5S requirements + our greenskeeping commitment to being a zero-waste facility
  • Work together as a team to meet our operations goals, including performing a variety of roles and helping to onboard + train your teammates to ensure everyone has an opportunity to learn + grow
  • Actively contribute to the continuous improvement of our operations, participating on cross-functional teams to help solve challenges we face + contribute new ideas to help us keep getting better


Required Experience:

  • Previous forklift/ material handling experience
  • Demonstrated reliability + consistency in prior work history
  • Has successfully managed solving problems in a previous job
  • Forklift certification, Manufacturing, operations or warehouse experience is a plus, but is not required!

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment + can adapt to growth + changes
  • Eager to learn new things, with a focus on always getting better
  • Willingness to help the team + receptive to coaching + feedback
  • Sense of humor + a positive outlook with a "can-do" attitude!
  • Demonstrates commitment with flexibility to work weekends and overtime when needed
  • Effectively communicates both written + orally in English
  • Ability to stand for a minimum of 8 hours a day, performing manual duties; must be able to lift 50 lbs. regularly

Lifestyle Brand (LSB) PERKS:Our values are at the heart of everything we do.

Here are a few of the ways we Care like a Mother for every person against dirty:

  • Rockstar health insurance benefits package
  • Jollydays: competitive vacation bundle
  • Generous retirement match + pre-tax savings options
  • 3 Care Days (a.k.a. Volunteer Time-Off) a year, to be a force for good
  • Global Ping Pong Tournament + Prom...you heard that right-- let's dance

Equal Opportunity Employer

The policy of the Company is to ensure equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, gender identity, gender expression, disability, citizenship, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in any active or reserve component of the U.S. or state military forces, genetic history or information or any other category protected by law.

Accommodation Requests

If you are an individual with a disability and you need an accommodation or other assistance during the application process, please call our Human Resources department at 262-260-3343 or email your request to SCJHR@scj.com . All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. Download the EEO is the Law poster f or more information.

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Posted: 2022-06-17 Expires: 2022-07-16
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