• Forklift Operator

    Business Site US-NC-Garner
    Job ID
    FLSA Status
    Mohawk Laminate & Hardwood Flooring Plant
  • Responsibilities

    • Fills out pre shift inspection forms before getting on forklift.
    • Loads and unloads all manufacturing items used and produced in manufacturing from trailers.
    • Loads and unloads trailers on a daily basis.
    • Physically stores and locates raw material
    • Uses computerized inventory system to store and retrieve materials.
    • Verifies each pallet of material matches the manufacturing order before loading the buffer or loading material onto a truck to be shipped.
    • Informs line operators of materials staged on the floor and in the production line.
    • Enters information and data into a computer system.
    • Performs housekeeping duties such as seeping floors, cleaning under buffer and conveyors, taking out trash and other housekeeping duties as needed. 
    • Perform quality checks on incoming raw materials including, measuring material to      determine if material meets milling specifications.
    • Operate industrial trucks, conveyors, carts and buffer and performs daily inspections on equipment as required.
    • Keep raw materials separated and ready to load onto production lines by product specifications and line requirements. 
    • Communicates to oncoming shift how much is left and where material is for current order and where the next order is staged.
    • Returns empty pallets and protector boards to the correct area.
    • Charges and changes batteries during the shift.
    • Performs housekeeping duties such as sweeping floors, cleaning under buffer and conveyors, taking out trash and other housekeeping duties as needed.
    • Other duties as assigned by members of management.




    • HS Diploma or GED equivalent required.
    • Minimum of 6 months of previous industrial lift/reach truck experience.
    • Previous material handling experience in an automated manufacturing production environment is highly preferred.
    • Ability to read and comprehend manuals used in the plant.
    • Perform mathematical calculations, including conversion to metric systems.













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