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Shipping 550 Forklift Operator (Unilin)
Location:
Mount Gilead , North Carolina
Posted:
October 19, 2017
Reference:
2017-33362

**Overview**

Being an industry leader would not be possible without a winning team. Unilin US MDF is constantly looking for creative, innovative, and enthusiastic winners like yourself to join our team in the areas of Human Resources, Finance, Operations, Marketing, Sales, and Logistics/Supply Chain. We offer a variety of challenging and exciting career opportunities at our different operations facilities locations and headquarters office in Dallas, TX. Unilin US MDF is dedicated to attracting, developing, and retaining winning team members in every aspect of our business. Start your career search today and find the perfect fit!

**Responsibilities**

The Shipping 550 Forklift Driver performs various job functions to support the operation of the Shipping Department. The duties range from cleaning the Shipping area to moving material from the Shipping Department to other work centers.

+ Load all Swedwood trucks and unload all return pallets and cover boards. + Assist in sorting cover boards and covering metal pallets. + Assist in loading vans and flat bed trucks when needed. + Ensure material is stacked properly in master panel bay and damaged pallets are separated for repair. + Assist in pulling material for all work centers. + Help with finished and semi-finished inventories. + Assist with tagging stock material and staging like orders together. + Label all partial pallets properly and combine like materials with material in the warehouse. + Perform daily PM’s to the 550. + Stay in constant contact with the Shipping Team Leader for schedule changes and to ensure that the right material is being pulled. + Work with the other 550 drivers so they all get breaks and lunch. + Observes safe work practices in compliance with the company safety policy + Organize empty and full master pallets to maximize space. + View CTS and L. Line schedules to ensure all partial pallets and old stock are pulled first. + Be able to perform all Shipping Forklift II requirements. + Complete other duties as assigned.

**Shift: Mon - Friday Days 8 am - 4:30 pm**

**Qualifications**

1 yr experience in a manufacturing setting.

Forklift Certification up to 550

Successfully complete QC training

Ability to read a tape ruler and micrometer

Math Skills

Good communication Skills

Operate propane filling and dispensing equipment

+ Lift up to 50 lbs very frequently. + Make repetitive motions involving twisting and turning. + Stand for extended periods of time on a concrete surface. + Kneel and bend over frequently. + Climb on and work around machinery resulting in awkward positions. + Use hand tools frequently. + Work in varying temperatures following weather patterns. + Able to climb a 30’ enclosed ladder occasionally. + Able to wear a respirator and work in dusty environment. + Be able to handle prolong time sitting. + Able to handle sudden change from incline driving surface to decline surface.

**EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled**

**Job ID** _2017-33362_

**FLSA Status** _Hourly_

**Company** _MOHAWK_

**Business Site** _US-NC-MT GILEAD_

**Job Group** _.._


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