Fork Lift Operator - MENDOTA HEIGHTS, MN - 1st Shift

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Mohawk Industries is the leading global flooring manufacturer that creates products to enhance residential and commercial spaces around the world. Mohawk’s vertically integrated manufacturing and distribution processes provide competitive advantages in the production of carpet, rugs, ceramic tile, laminate, wood, stone and vinyl flooring. Our industry-leading innovation has yielded products and technologies that differentiate our brands in the marketplace and satisfy all remodeling and new construction requirements. Our brands are among the most recognized in the industry and include American Olean, Daltile, Durkan, IVC, Karastan, Marazzi, Mohawk, Pergo, Quick-Step and Unilin. During the past decade, Mohawk has transformed its business from an American carpet manufacturer into the world’s largest flooring company with operations in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Europe, India, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia and the United States.


Mohawk Industries, Inc offers a comprehensive compensation package that includes a wide variety of benefit options so that individuals can tailor plans that are right for him or her. Benefits include health care with a prescription card, dental/vision, disability, life insurance, 401(k) plan with company match, employee purchase discounts, tuition reimbursement for undergraduate and graduate programs and much more.


Mohawk Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive workplace and a proud Drugs Don’t Work participant.


EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled


1st shift Monday-Friday 7am-3pm. (Saturday safety meetings every 8 weeks.)



***1st shift Monday-Friday 7am-3pm. (Saturday safety meetings every 8 weeks.)***

  • Operate equipment in a safe manner as outlined in JSA.
  • Perform pre-operational safety checks and complete a vehicle inspection report before operating equipment.
  • Recharge lift truck battery or replace/refuel gas tank.
  • Load and unload goods from storage areas, bin locations or trailers using fork or pole lift
  • Manually load/unload pad or other material not designed to be handled by forks or pole.
  • Understand and follow instructions given by on-board RF unit. Correctly operate the hand-held scanning device.
  • Must be receptive to all training related to the lift truck operator position or any cross-training deemed necessary by supervision.
  • Any other tasks assigned by management.


  • 6 months prior Lift Truck Experience required 
  • Must be able to Read & Write English
  • Must be able to pass eye exam
  • Ability to lift 80 lbs repeatedly throughout the shift
  • Must have or be able to obtain lift truck certification
  • Must have ability to mount & dismount lift truck repeatedly
  • Must be at least 18 years old




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