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Requisition ID:  39064

LIFT TRUCK OPERATOR I

 

 

Are you looking for more?
 

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.

 

 

Objective:

Operate gasoline or electric-powered industrial trucks or tractors equipped with fork lift and/or elevated platform to move materials.  Duties are performed under general supervision following standard work procedures and guidelines.

Must be able to perform the following duties:

    • Moves controls to drive gasoline- or electric-powered trucks to transport materials between loading, processing, and storage areas.
    • Moves levers and controls to operate lifting devices, such as forklifts, lift beams and swivel-hooks, hoists, and elevating platforms, to load, unload, transport, and stack material.
    • Positions lifting device under, over, or around loaded pallets, skids, and boxes, and secures material or products for transport to designated areas.
    • Turns valves and opens chutes to dump, spray, or release materials into hoppers.
    • Performs routine maintenance on vehicles and auxiliary equipment, such as cleaning, lubricating, recharging batteries, fueling, or replacing liquefied-gas tank and completes daily Vehicle Condition Report
    • Manually load or unload materials onto or off pallets, skids, platforms, cars, or lifting devices.
    • Operates or tends automatic stacking, loading, packaging, or cutting machines.
    • Weighs materials or products and records weight and other production data as required.
    • Operate and follow instructions as directed by an onboard RF unit.
    • Operates related production equipment in a safe manner.
    • Records quality and output measures, and completes any other necessary paperwork.
    • Performs general housekeeping duties to maintain a safe and clean work environment
    • Performs other duties as required.

 

Experience Preferred:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalency required.
  • Reads and writes in standard English and proficient in performing basic math calculations such as addition and subtraction.
  • Successful completion of all required on the job training.
  • Successful completion of all required health and environmental safety training.
  • Prior experience in a warehouse or as a general laborer preferred.
     

Other requirements:

  • Requires working a 12 hour shift
  • Requires some lifting up to 100 pounds 

 

 

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.