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Requisition ID:  39317

LIFT TRUCK OPERATOR I

 

 

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At Mohawk Industries, we’re committed to more – more customer solutions, more process improvements, more sustainable manufacturing and more opportunities for our team.


As a Fortune 500, global flooring leader with some of the best-known brands in the industry, Mohawk is a great place to start or develop your career with an emphasis on more of what’s important to you. Whether you want to lead more, innovate more, learn more or create more, you can find your more with Mohawk.

 

 

Shipping Forklift Operator

 

DESCRIPTION:

This is a night shift position working Sunday through Thursday, 5 PM - 2 AM and performs various job functions to support the operation of the Shipping Department. The duties range from cleaning the warehouse to transporting material from the production area to the warehouse. The forklift driver must also have knowledge with operating propane filling and dispensing equipment. Working in varying temperatures following weather patterns and working in dusty environments is expected. This list is not all-inclusive.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Must operate forklift for extended periods of time.
  • Deliver material to the warehouse that is ready for shipment and verify that it is labeled correct.
  • Load trucks as scheduled or as directed by Team Leader.
  • Operate the shipping yard truck.
  • Perform maintenance checks on lifts and keep engine compartment free of dust build up.
  • Assist with keeping warehouse clean and organized.
  • Communicate any problems or ideas that you have to the Shipping Team Leader.
  • Help inventory material when asked
  • Performs other related duties as required

 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Forklift experience preferred.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment helpful, but not required

 

COMPETENCIES:

  • Must be able to walk and/or stand for extended periods of time on concrete
  • Must be able to lift, push or pull 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

 

Pay Rate 12.15/hr 

 

 

Mohawk Industries is a 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, Daltile, Durkan, IVC, Karastan, Marazzi, Mohawk, Mohawk Home, Pergo, and Quick-Step. 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.

 

Mohawk Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran committed to an inclusive workplace and a proud Drugs Don’t Work participant.