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Forklift Operator

WEL Companies
De Pere, WI 54115
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The family feel is real!

Weve built an entire trucking family based on our core values trust, stability, dedication. Its a culture that starts with family ownership and reaches across WEL Companies, from new truck drivers to warehouse workers to shop tractor and trailer technicians to office staff. We then elevate that positive base that enhance lifestyles and drive loyalty from top to bottom.

Culture YOU belong here.

Communication. Relationships. Accessibility. When youre part of the WEL Companies team, youre treated like family. Many trucking companies do a decent job with logistics, technology, and compensation. We can do all that, and more.because the value of a positive, supportive open-door culture is priceless.

About WEL Companies, Inc:

In 1975 Wally Tielens and his two sons, Bruce and Randy had a simple vision for a family business that quickly grew into an industry leading refrigerated trucking business. What began as a two-truck business soon blossomed into more than 500 trucks and 800 trailers that provide award winning nationwide service to some of the largest companies in the food, beverage and dairy industries.

  • Named the 2016 Refrigerated Inbound Carrier of the Year by Conagra

  • Ranked in the top 15 of Fueloyal.com Top 25 Refrigerated Companies

  • Home to 62 members of the Wisconsin Motor Carriers Presidents Safe Drivers Club

  • Two-time TCA Company Driver of the year finalist and the 2016 TCA Owner Operator of the year finalist

  • 2017 TCA Owner Operator of the Year Winner

  • 84 WEL Drivers are members of the 2018 Presidents Safe Driver Club

  • Top 250 Fleets in America - Commercial Carrier Journal

  • 2019 Premier Carrier - FourKites

Position Summary:

Operate industrial machine equipped to move materials around the warehouse. This position is responsible for verifying correct orders are loaded and unloaded in our temperature controlled warehouse. Candidates must be able to safely bend, pickup, carry, lift, and transfer 50 lbs of boxed product.

Shift Schedule:

1st Shift starting 8 am, Monday-Friday. Weekends as needed.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Operate sit down forklift and other industrial machinery to load, unload, transport, or stack material

  • Complete customer orders and prepare for transfer to trailers

  • Load and unload trailers in timely, safe, and accurate manner

  • Receive and put away products in accurate and efficient manner 

  • Dispose of waste materials and by-products

  • Communicate potential problems or issues to supervisor

  • Other duties as assigned by lead or supervisor


  • At least 1 year of experience with sit-down forklift and willingness to be certified within 30 days of hire

  • Strong communication and customer relations skills

  • Strong math and reading comprehension skills

  • General understanding of various functions of a distribution center

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs

  • 18 years of age or older

  • Warehouse experience and material handling equipment experience preferred

  • Computer-literate with the ability to learn and become proficient in any software program

  • High school diploma or equivalent degree preferred

Benefits for Full-Time Employees:

  • Health Insurance, Dental Insurance & Vision Insurance after 60 days

  • Short Term & Long-Term Disability

  • Voluntary Life Insurance, Accident & Critical Illness options

  • 401(k)

  • Immediate Accrued Paid Time Off

  • Holiday Pay

We are an equal opportunity employer and prohibit discrimination/harassment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. 


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Posted: 2021-01-23 Expires: 2021-02-23

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