S&C Electric Company Career Opportunities: Material Handler-(Forklift/Rec) (27601) in Chicago  , Illinois

Career Opportunities: Material Handler-(Forklift/Rec) (27601)

Req Id 27601 - Posted 04/16/2018

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The Human Energy of S&C

Integrity, enthusiasm, sustained energy. These are the traits that S&C has always looked for and found when seeking people to join our 100% employee-owned team. S&C supports these qualities with a strong package of pay and benefits, excellent education and training programs, a challenging work environment, and broad opportunities for advancement.


Address of Location:6601 N Ridge Blvd,IL,Chicago 60626

Education Requirements:None

Relevant Work Experience Requirements:Less than 1 year


In this job you will be responsible for the operation of either stand-up or sit-down lift truck. You will work in a production environment, engage in continuous production activity, meet requirements within time constraints and you will be held accountable for the quality of your work. Tasks require a high degree of eye-hand coordination, manual dexterity, and the use of both hands and arms on a repetitive basis for a full range of motion. You will also be required to manually handle parts in order to transfer them between containers.

The work associated with this job includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Operating a stand-up or sit-down lift truck.

  • Collecting and delivering materials of various dimensions to multiple assembly stations.

  • Delivering inventory to set storage locations.

  • Performing the necessary record keeping so that parts may be retrieved in a timely fashion.

  • Loading and unloading trucks with containers of various shapes and sizes.

  • Performing simple mechanical inspections of your lift truck on a daily basis.

Ability to obtain Lift Truck certification by completing Power Industrial Lift Truck Training Program offered on premises is required.

To select this job as one of interest to you, at a minimum, you must have the following:

  • Demonstrated ability to safely operate a stand-up or sit-down lift truck.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to read basic blueprints.

  • Ability to analyze inventory and job order information from a mainframe-based MRP system.

Relevant Experience Required:One to three years experience: Lift Truck Operation


  • Standing:Most tasks are performed in a standing position with occasional walking.

  • Lifting:Frequent lifting of items ranging in weight from 5 lbs. to 50 lbs.

  • Walking:Occasional walking of short distances (approx. 300 feet or less).

  • Carrying:Occasional carrying of items ranging in weight from 5 lbs. to 50 lbs.

  • Pushing:Occasional pushing products with hand trucks to move moderate distance.

  • Pulling:Occasional pulling products with hand trucks to move moderate distance.

  • Bending:Occasional bending and crouching required in order to perform a variety of job tasks.

  • Reaching:Occasional reaching required from above the shoulders to below the knees.

  • Handling:Moderate handling of parts ranging in weight from 5 lbs. to 100 lbs with assistance.

Number of Openings:1.00

Employment Status:Non-Exempt

Employment Classification:Full Time


Core Working Hours:4:30 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.


S&C Electric Company is a global provider of equipment and services for electric power systems. Founded in 1911, the Chicago-based company designs and manufactures switching and protection products for electric power transmission and distribution.

S&C's products help deliver electric power efficiently and reliably. Some are used to switch circuits. Others minimize damage to equipment in the event of a fault or reduce the area of an outage by automatically rerouting power flow; S&C's sophisticated power-quality products can deliver uninterrupted power for an entire facility, for crucial process industries.

In addition, S&C offers a wide range of engineering, laboratory, and testing services for electric utilities and commercial, industrial, and institutional power systems.

S&C provides solutions for customers worldwide. The company has engineering offices and manufacturing facilities in Chicago, Illinois; Franklin, Wisconsin; Alameda, California; Duvall, Washington; Rockville, Maryland; and Orlando, Florida. S&C subsidiaries operate in Toronto, Canada; Curitiba, Brazil; Mexico City and Aguascalientes, Mexico; Wales, United Kingdom; South Yarra, Australia; and Suzhou, China.

Thank you for your interest in S&C Electric Company. S&C has a proud and longstanding tradition of providing equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Further, S&C is committed to taking affirmative action to ensure that qualified females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities can pursue equal employment opportunities. For information regarding equal employment opportunity, please seehttp://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf.