Forklift Operator (Salt Lake City, UT)

Forklift Operator (Salt Lake City, UT)


Headquartered in Houston, Texas, McLane Global has a growing network of offices and food-grade logistics facilities in California and Utah, as well as top international markets including the Middle East, China, Southeast Asia, and beyond. McLane Global leads the industry with top brands, products, and services through four key divisions: International Sales, U.S. Sales, Logistics and Transportation, and McLane Hunger Solutions.


As one of the world’s largest food-grade logistics companies, McLane Global relies on the efficiency of its fulfillment centers. We consider all our warehouses to be systematic and operate with a customer-centric mentality. To deliver on our promise to customers, we rely on exceptionally talented, bright, and committed people. We cultivate and embrace a diverse employee population. We recognize that people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives fuel our growth and enrich our global culture. McLane Global is looking for a forklift operator who is experienced and comfortable using a stand-up reach truck and an electric pallet jack. This role is responsible for unloading trucks in a quick, safe, and efficient manner. You will also be responsible for getting products put away into racking, assisting on special projects, and loading outbound trucks. Must have at least 1 year of experience and be willing to be a team player. This role will be critical in providing world-class service to our clients and the daily performance of the warehouse operations.


  • Safely and efficiently operate stand-up reach trucks and electric pallet jacks.
  • Perform daily functions of loading/unloading trucks, putting away, picking, and packing.
  • Ability to use basic math functions such as addition, subtraction, and multiplying.
  • Document damages, overages, and shortages according to company guidelines
  • Ensure accurate order numbers and correct shipping labels are included on each pallet.
  • Perform cycle counts as assigned.
  • Maintain cleanliness in and around the warehouse.
  • Assist in all aspects of the business.
  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum experience of 1 year operating stand-up reach trucks and electric jacks
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to be on feet on cement floors for long periods of time.
  • Must be safety conscious and operate equipment in a safe manner.
  • Must be willing to work in a team environment.
  • Able to demonstrate problem-solving skills in high-stress situations.
  • Must be flexible to schedule changes.
  • Must have basic math skills.
  • Ability to work independently with general supervision.
  • Able to read, write, and speak both English & Spanish fluently.


  • Must be able to transport up to 50lbs – Medium.
  • Must be able to transport up to 100lbs – Heavy.
  • Must be able to position self to kneel and crawl.
  • Repetitive use of hands or body movement
  • Stepping up and down, ascending/descending stairs on a forklift.
  • Essential physical requirements, such as climbing, standing, stooping, bending, crouching, or typing.
  • Must be able to position arms and hands above the head or to full extension.
  • Grasping to apply pressure to an object with fingers, thumb, and palm.
  • Exposures encountered, such as hazardous materials, loud noise, or extreme heat/cold.
  • Ability to walk (move) consistently for up to 8 hours.


  • Competitive base compensation with an extremely rewarding incentive compensation plan.
  • Full Benefits including Medical, Dental, and Vision effective on the first day of employment.
  • 401(k) with Employer Match.
  • A high-energy, fast-paced, team environment that has fun winning every day, week, month, and year!
  • All offers are contingent upon passing a background check and drug screening.
  • No company visa sponsorships.
  • No phone calls or walk-in inquiries for this position, apply online to be considered.
  • Pay Range: $19+DOE


Employees MUST be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily and if requested, reasonable accommodation will be provided to enable employees with disabilities to perform the essential functions of their job, absent undue hardship.

Furthermore, job descriptions typically change over time as requirements and employee skill levels change. The Employer retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position.

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