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Job Summary

Johnson Controls
Geneva, IL
Other/Not Classified
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Reference Code

Warehouser/Lift Truck Driver 2nd Shift

About the Job



Johnson Controls produces 146 million batteries every year.  We power every type of passenger vehicle, heavy-duty and light commercial trucks, motorcycles, golf cars, lawn and garden tractors and marine applications.


The facility in Geneva, IL is seeking production associates to fill multiple utility positions.

  • This is a non-incentive position compensation is based on a union-based pay scale

  • Excellent benefits packages, vacation, holidays and bonuses offered

  • Lots of opportunity for growth and advancement 

 This is a great opportunity for mechanically inclined and team oriented candidates with interest in working in a manufacturing setting.


Minimum of 1 year manufacturing/warehouse/machine operator experience as applicable to respective position.  This is not a temperature controlled environment.  Employees are subject to seasonal weather conditions including heat or cold.

Attendance is an essential job requirement defined as having regular, consistent, reliable, punctual and predictable attendance including the ability to work regular hours and shifts, overtime before and after shifts and on weekends. 


This position is for 2nd shift.  Shift times are 2:00 PM to 10:30 PM – or – 3:00 PM to 11:30 PM.  If overtime is required you may be asked to come in early or stay late depending on production demands or staffing shortages.  Saturdays and Sundays are included as overtime options


This is not a temperature controlled environment subject to seasonal weather conditions including heat and cold.


Description External


This position receives and moves raw materials, parts, and packing materials to designated departments and locations. 


·         Operates and services power forklift trucks, uses hand trucks and other equipment

·         May be required to use banding and wrapping equipment as needed

·         Receives and unloads trucks of incoming material

·         Verifies and records counts of incoming and outgoing material on ILS system

·         Report and document discrepancies to supervisor

·         Receive and sign bills of lading for incoming material

·         Load miscellaneous materials to trucks such as scrap, empty drums, materials for other plants, etc.

·         Follow incoming inspection procedures manual of specific materials to select, examine, and record condition of samples

·         Performs daily production cycle counts as directed by supervisor

·         May be required to take inventory of material at periodic intervals as directed

·         Report shortages of material of any kind

·         Become knowledgeable of product and product specifications

·         Report to supervisor when substandard samples are found

·         May handle empty skis, pallets, and miscellaneous dunnage, and stack or store as required

·         Wires mixed batteries and wet IBTs received that require boosting and returns to stock

·         Supplies production lines with necessary materials when required and moves miscellaneous scrap materials out of production area to warehouse or yard

·         Maximize use of available space

·         Responsible for keeping work area clean and orderly including warehouse and yard storage

·         May direct work of others temporarily assigned to receiving and storing functions

·         Assist in training of new employees in warehouse activities

·         Perform others duties as directed by Supervisor

Qualifications External

  • Verifiable High School Education (or equivalent/GED)

  • Post high school education in a technical field may be considered in lieu of manufacturing experience

  • Experience with operating power forklift trucks (minimum of 2 years with sit down electric), hand trucks, and other equipment

  • Troubleshooting or repair experience required

  • Experience in manufacturing or warehouse environment preferred

  • Must be able to work 3rd shift (and be available for OT before or after ship as needed)

  • Must be able to work mandatory overtime (up to 12 hours) including weekends due to production demands and staffing shortages

  • Military experience may be considered in lieu of manufacturing experience

  • Attention to detail and accuracy

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

  • Computer skills required to work with ILS RF terminals

  • As a contributing member of a production team it is necessary that you are on your feet the majority of the day

Successful Production Associates must be willing to learn new things and work in a team environment to get the product out in a safe and timely manner, while meeting quality standards.


 Pre-employment background check, physical, drug screen and proof of employment eligibility required.  Verification of education diploma or certificate required.


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