Forklift Operator

Job ID:  38548

McCarran, NV, US

Education Level:  High-School Diploma
Location Type:  On-site
Talent Area:  Production/Technicians

Trivium Packaging is a global sustainability leader in metal packaging with more than 60 locations worldwide, nearly 8,000 employees, and an annual revenue of approximately €3.0 billion. Trivium serves a diverse range of customers in a variety of end markets such as food, seafood, pet food, nutrition, beauty and personal care, household care, and premium beverages.

Trivium wants to shape the industry and has embarked on an ambitious transformation journey. In the near term, focus is on building & upskilling the team, deciding where to play & how to win, and increasing financial performance by executing the Trivium Business System (commercial, operational, and supply chain excellence). Sustainability is embedded in our materials and in our actions. Trivium has ambitious sustainability targets and focuses exclusively on products that are infinitely recyclable. Our company sustainability journey has been awarded with a Platinum medal by EcoVadis, the world’s leading rating agent who allocated this award only to the top 1% of the >75000 companies reviewed. Sustainability is embedded in each and every function at Trivium, it‘s in our DNA. The global head office is at Amsterdam Airport; however, many people work in virtual teams from different countries. Our culture is results-driven, entrepreneurial, informal, and highly multicultural. Our people have a high degree of responsibility. 


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. Additional shift differential for swing shift at $1.00/hr and 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 (inc sit-down lifts) 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.



To reach our goals, we know we need colleagues at all levels who are truly diverse in every way. That’s why we are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status. Our customers come from a wide range of backgrounds, and so do our people and It’s business critical for us to ensure all our people have what they need to perform at their best and can be their true selves at work.

Nearest Major Market: Reno
Nearest Secondary Market: Tahoe