Full-time Warehouse Forklift Operator

Website Midwest Refrigerated Services

Average Employee Wage: $17+ per hour

Job Title:                             Warehouse Forklift Operator (Milwaukee, WI)

Employment Status:          Full-time

Starting Wage:                   $15.25

Wage After One Year:        $16.50

Additional Pay:

  • Night Premium: $1.00/hour
  • Weekend Premium: $2.00/hour
  • Productivity Incentive: Earn more per hour for increased productivity.  Eligible after probationary period.

Organization: Midwest Refrigerated Services, a growing family owned refrigerated trucking, logistics, and cold storage company, is seeking a full-time Warehouse Employees in our Milwaukee location.  A successful candidate values a safe and fast paced work environment while working in a refrigerator/freezer warehouse.


  • PTO and vacation time
  • Health, vision, dental, voluntary life
  • Company paid life insurance & disability
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Holiday pay
  • 401k with company match
  • Bonus referral program
  • Safety shoe allowance
  • Trade days
  • Company provided freezer suits, jackets, gloves, hat, and face mask

Job Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to read/write/speak in English
  • Good computer aptitude and math skills
  • Lift up to 60 pounds frequently and 80+ pounds
  • Experience operating a stand up forklift or powered pallet jacks is preferred
  • Previous experience working within RF controlled inventory systems, working with food products, or working in a freezer is a plus
  • Ability to work in a freezer (34 to -5 degrees)
  • Ability to work weekends and overtime
  • Have exceptional attendance


  • Picking and staging of orders
  • Loading and unloading of trucks
  • Stacking/unstacking pallets
  • Checking in/out inventory
  • General warehouse duties
  • Moving and manually re-handling of product
  • Maintain warehouse cleanliness


  • Full time (40+ hours/week)
  • All shifts are on a rotating schedule which includes every other weekend
  • Day shift: 8:30am to 7pm
  • Night shift: 7pm to 5:30am or 8:30pm to 7am

No applications or phone calls will be accepted at the facility. We encourage Veterans to apply. Each applicant will be required to pass a physical exam and math test.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those applicants who are being considered for an interview, or are currently employed by MRS, will be contacted.

Midwest Refrigerated Services, Inc, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.