Forklift Driver (Stand-Up Lift)

Date: Jun 21, 2022

Location: Greenville, OH, US, 45331

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 53009 


Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is committed to being the best global kitchen and laundry company, in constant pursuit of improving life at home. In an increasingly digital world, the company is driving purposeful innovation to meet the evolving needs of consumers through its iconic brand portfolio, including Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and Yummly. In 2021, the company reported approximately $22 billion in annual sales, 69,000 employees and 54 manufacturing and technology research centers.

Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by FORTUNE as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Integrity, Respect, Inclusion & Diversity, One Whirlpool, and Spirit of Winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of a company that is in constant pursuit of improving life at home.

This role in summary

Currently, we are seeking highly motivated associates with experience operating Powered Industrial Vehicles* (e.g. Stand-up Forklifts, Turret, Reach trucks) for our distribution center in Greenville, Ohio. The Greenville, Ohio plant is the manufacturer of KitchenAid stand mixers, hand mixers, blenders, and various other small appliances. Do you want to share your ideas in an innovative environment? Do you learn quickly in a continuous improvement atmosphere? Do you have a great work ethic?

Minimum requirements

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must have a minimum of high school diploma or GED 
  • Must be able to stand 100% of the time, while working
  • Must be able to lift, carry, and stack up to 40 pounds from floor level to overhead
  • Must be able to maneuver in and around warehouse operation
  • Able to obtain and retain PIV license for motorized or manual pallet jack
  • PIV experience (Must have stand-up forklift experience. Sit-down forklift  only experience is not applicable experience but will be considered if applicants have other PIV experience)
  • Able to complete tasks with accuracy
  • Able to navigate a warehouse and RF scan gun environment

Your responsibilities will include

As a 2nd shift associate, no day is ever the same! You will be able to:

  • Work in a fast paced, high-speed environment, follow standardized work, and adhere to safe work practices in a continuous improvement environment
  • Operate powered industrial vehicles (e.g. Stand-up Forklifts, Turret, Reach trucks) 
  • Manual material handling (non-driving work) based on business needs
  • Build skids of all products, including OEM product, to required specifications
  • Navigate RF scan gun environment and interpret/execute RF assigned tasks
  • Develop a career and experience in a warehouse environment.


If you seek to work in an engaged environment where you can add value and have passion for our customers, this is the opportunity for you! 

Preferred skills and experiences

  • 2+ years of PIV experience

Why should you apply?

  • Up to 80+ hours of paid training
  • Up to 120 hours of paid time off (prorated based on start date)
  • Medical, dental, vision, 401k, and many other benefits available immediately
  • Vehicle and Cell phone discount programs
  • Fitness Reimbursement program
  • Employee discount program on Whirlpool products
  • Career progression
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Apprenticeships

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