Operator, Forklift - Days
Van Drunen Farms

Crown Point, Indiana

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The Van Drunen Family of Companies is growing!


As a global, growing, and vibrant ingredient and nutritional supplement supplier to the world's best companies, Van Drunen Farms and FutureCeuticals are always seeking positive and talented employees to help our company reach the next level. We provide a family- oriented company and an opportunity to grow professionally and personally.

Job Purpose

The Forklift Operator will be responsible for ensuring internal and external customer satisfaction through the pulling/picking/shipping/piling of finished ambient goods. This motivated individual will be in a role that will affect all reaches within the VDF/FC organization.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Ability to work in varying temperature environments
  • Organize paperwork (i.e. pick tickets, shipping manifests, shipping labels)
  • Ability to operate pallet jack, forklift and ERP scanners
  • Pull product per pick ticket
  • Pile items within the warehouse as directed
  • Daily receipt and loading of product to/from Straight-trucks, Tractor-trailers or overseas containers
  • Cycle counting/on demand inventory counting
  • Clean up of the warehouse area
  • Responsible for the proper receipt, pulling, piling and organization of finished goods
  • Ship product out via preferred carrier (UPS/FedEx/common) for all customer routed finished goods
  • Additional duties as required


High school diploma or general education degree (GED); 2+ years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Qualifications-Required and Preferred Skills

Required skills:
  • Ability to follow instructions set forth from daily requests
  • Developed listening, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Organizational and detail skills.
  • Must be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities.
  • Must be a problem-solver with the ability to use good judge
  • Experience within shipment portals
  • Ability to drive a forklift
  • Ability to lift 50lbs
Skills not required but preferred:
  • Experience with ERP/WMS

Computer Skills:
  • Basic Computer skills

List of Benefits for which you may be eligible:
  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • 401-k with Company Match
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation Days
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Educational Training and Development


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and technical skills required of personnel so classified.

In the Van Drunen Family of Companies, commitment to excellence is in everything we do! As a global ingredient and nutritional supplement supplier to the world's best companies, we thrive on nourishing others with our products and our care for people. If you are looking to make an impact and grow with a family-friendly, values-driven company, you'll fit right in with the Van Drunen Family of Companies!

We are committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. Our employees are the most valuable asset we have. The collective sum of the individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, creativity, innovation, unique capabilities and talent that our employees invest in their work represents a significant part of not only our culture, but our Company's achievement as well.

The Van Drunen Family of Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. This applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

If you are an individual with a disability in need of assistance or an accommodation during the application process, please contact us at recruiting@vandrunen.com.

Van Drunen Family of Companies does not accept unsolicited resumes. Any resumes, CV's, and other unsolicited assistance from search firms that do not have a submitted request and written search agreement for a position-specific requisition will be deemed the sole property of Van Drunen Family of Companies and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by our Company.

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