• CTS Forklift Operator (Unilin US MDF)

    Business Site US-NC-MT GILEAD
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    We are always in search of Difference Makers to help us generate solutions and solve problems so that we can continue flooring the imagination of our customers; while providing value to their lives. We're redefining flooring with products that not only minimize climate impact but also foster beauty and allow people to connect and thrive.


    If you would like to make a direct impact with a multi-billion dollar Fortune 500 global leader in flooring fashions, while making the world a better place, then we have an exciting opportunity for you!


    Mohawk Industries is the world’s largest flooring company – and we are growing. We are a Fortune 500 company (NYSE: MHK) and our competitive advantages are huge






    Please Note: This is a Rotating A or B dayshift position. 6am - 6 pm rotation. (subject to change)


    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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