• CTS 550 Forklift Operator (Unilin US MDF)

    Business Site US-NC-MT GILEAD
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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, Bigelow, Daltile, Durkan, Karastan, Lees, Marazzi, Mohawk, Pergo, Unilin, Quick-Step and IVC. 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.



    EOE Minorities/Females/Disabled/Protected Veterans




    The CTS Driver performs various job functions to support the operation of the CTSdepartment.  The duties range from cleaning the CTS area to loading and unloading material for the single beam and angular saw. 


    • Locate supplies needed to perform any of the above functions and notify the CTS Team Leader of any shortages of materials.
    • Read, understand, and follow packaging instructions for material being packaged.
    • Understand the positions of the different baseboard / pallet set-ups for De-stacking.
    • Load and unload empty pallets and cover boards needed to operate.
    • Unload material from the saws and prepare it for shipment or deliver it to the CTS packaging area.
    • Verify that it is labeled correctly. 
    • Visually inspect any and all pallets before they are removed from the packaging area. Point out any defects to the Assistant so material can be corrected before moving.
    • Re-package finished pallets of material that are damaged or incorrectly packaged for shipment or delivery to another work center.
    • Assist in product changeovers.
    • Clean the CTS area.
    • Empty trash and waste hoppers as they are filled.
    • Communicate any problems or ideas that you have to the CTS Team Leader.
    • Know how to properly lock-out any and all areas of the Angular before entering caged area.
    • Observes safe work practices in compliance with the safety policy
    • Perform other tasks as directed by the CTS Team Leader



    1 yr experience in a manufacturing setting.


    Operate a 120 or smaller forklift for extended periods of time. 

    Get on and off the forklift repeatedly

    Operate propane filling and dispensing equipment.


    Must be able to walk and/or stand for extended periods of time on concrete.

    Must be able to push or pull 50 lbs frequently and up to 80 lbs occasionally.

    Must be able to work in varying temperatures up to 110 degrees and work in a dusty environment.

    Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. frequently and up to 80 lbs. occasionally.

    Must be able to climb vertical ladders, multiple flights of stairs and work off elevated surfaces.

    Must not have any limitations in regards to working in confined spaces.

    Must be able to wear hearing protection, eye protection, and steel toe shoes.

    Must be able to make repetitive motions involving twisting and turning.

    Must be able to kneel and bend over frequently.

    Must be able to climb on and work around machinery resulting in awkward or uncomfortable positions.

    Must be able to sit and drive a forklift on uneven driving surfaces.

    Must have vision of 20/50 (corrected or not).

     EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled



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