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Forklift Operator

Location: 

McCarran, NV, US

Job ID:  36017
Estimated Travel:  0%
Contract Type: 
Talent Area:  3613

Summary:

The Forklift Operator is responsible for controlling heavy machinery to move materials around our work site. Their duties include preparing merchandise and securing it for safe, easy transport, using radio communications to determine priorities and performing regular machine maintenance on forklifts and other tools. By loading and unloading trucks as needed, they will maintain the highest level of quality and safety in all operations. Shifts are 12 hours 6:00am-6:15pm or 6:00pm-6:15am, rotating every 30 days. Additional shift differential for nights at $2.00/hr.

 

Job Duties:

  • Load and unload trucks
  • Maintain continuous flow of material for production line.
  • Deliver the basic supplies to each department to maintain continuity.
  • Able to warehouse finished products
  • Assist in the movement of machinery
  • Perform safety checks on vehicle
  • Fill propane cylinder.
  • Takes responsibility for 5S/Housekeeping stages, waste elimination through workplace organization.
  • Occasional removal of jammed pallets
  • Sort defective product
  • Complete shipping/receiving paperwork
  • All other duties as assigned by Management

 

Experience & Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must have forklift certification
  • 2 years heavy forklift experience in high volume production or distribution environment.
  • Familiarity with shipping/receiving/trucking procedures
  • Communicate with others within and outside the department
  • Ability to use small hand tools
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Proven problem-solving experience
  • Must be team oriented with good energy and initiative

 

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and work in confined spaces. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds and frequently lift 1-50 pounds. There is no continual lifting. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and distance vision as well as color recognition. Good hand/eye coordination is necessary.

 

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Employees must wear hearing protection and all other assigned personal protective equipment. Temperature can range from extreme cold (<40 degrees) to extreme heat (>95 degrees). The atmosphere contains fumes, dust, and odors. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Who We Are:

At Trivium, people are our driving force in all our successes by bringing expertise and talent to help us stand out, achieving excellence through their commitment and drive, and maintaining a focus on continuous improvement in everything we do. Together, our goal is to be the number one choice for customers seeking sustainable metal packaging solutions.

Trivium Packaging is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

Who We Are:

At Trivium, people are our driving force in all our successes by bringing expertise and talent to help us stand out, achieving excellence through their commitment and drive, and maintaining a focus on continuous improvement in everything we do. Together, our goal is to be the number one choice for customers seeking sustainable metal packaging solutions.

 

Trivium Packaging is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.


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