Forklift Operator (Cherry Picker) - Day and Night Shifts Available - $21.00 - $23.50 per hour

Potential Shifts Available:

Day Shift: $21.00 an hour

  • Front Half Days, Sun-Tues, 5:30 am to 5:30 pm (36 hours/week)
  • Back Half Days, Wed-Sat, 6 am - 4:30 pm (40 hours/week)

Night Shift, $21.00 an hour

  • Front Half Nights, Sun-Wed, 6 pm to 4:30 am (40 hours/week) + $1.50 shift differential
  • Back Half Nights, Thurs-Sat 5pm to 5am (36 hours/week)  + $2.50 shift differntial


Our attractive benefits package include:

  • Health, vision, dental, Rx benefits
  • Up to 160 hours FTO per year
  • 401K matching program
  • Holiday pay
  • 50% off discount



  • Safely operate any assigned powered industrial trucks (PIT) such as forklifts, stand up order picker/ cherry picker as well as other powered equipment to move product around the distribution center.  Accurately process orders in and out of the distribution center.


Key Responsibilities

  • Utilize powered equipment, pick and put away product efficiently and accurately, as assigned by supervisor
  • Utilize computerized warehouse management systems (WMS) and radio frequency (RF) scanners to process all barcoded products
  • Identify and communicate exceptions to the leadership team
  • Follow all standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • Accurately record production by task and complete any necessary paperwork
  • Ability to work overtime as needed
  • Flexibility to train and work in multiple areas
  • Identify, report, and follow up on any property damage or safety concerns
  • Work safely and maintain a clean work environment
  • Participate in Lean Six Sigma activities
  • Other duties as assigned


Key Relationships

  • Leadership team
  • Other internal departments


Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to attain an adidas certification to safely operate any assigned powered equipment, including but not limited to: order picker, turret truck, reach truck, powered pallet jack and sit-down forklift
  • Basic math skills


Essential Physical Functions

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is:
  • regularly required to talk or hear; sit, stand or walk; use fingers, hands, arms and feet to feel, handle, grip, grasp, lift, operate, push and pull for up to twelve (12) hours/day
  • able to work safely at high levels, upwards of forty (40) feet
  • able to work in a warehouse environment with varying temperatures
  • able to reliably attend work/scheduled hours
  • required to safely operate power industrial equipment as noted above
  • occasionally required to sit; bending, twisting, climb or balance; lift and carry items such as boxes weighing up to fifty (50) pounds; and stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl


Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Required to speak, read, write, and comprehend the English language
  • Ability to work overtime and weekends as required
  • Previous experience (6 months) operating a forklift, Stand-up Order Picker/Cherry Picker
  • Though our teammates hail from all corners of the world, our working language is English. 
  • Diversity and Inclusion at adidas means championing individual uniqueness and cultivating a culture of belonging in which everyone can create at their best.  We embrace DIVERSE backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives and seek to create a workforce that REFLECTS our consumers and communities.

adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Title:  Forklift Operator (Cherry Picker) - Day and Night Shifts Available - $21.00 - $23.50 per hour

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Wilkes-Barre
TEAM:  Supply Chain Management
State:  PA
Country/Region:  US
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  497755
Date:  May 17, 2023