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Forklift Operator

Company: Hood Container
Location: Arden
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Job Description:

Our company offers many benefits including: Health, dental, vision, life insurance, short term disability, long term disability, paid vacation at 1 year of service, 401k matching, and more. New hires are eligible 1st of the month following 30 days of hire date. Major Areas of Responsibilities: · Operation and care of forklift in a safe manner. Must be qualified to properly operate the forklift. · Complete and document a forklift inspection form before start of shift and when operating a new forklift; turn in maintenance work orders to supervision for needed repairs. · Production - Locate stock before start of run; deliver appropriate stock to appropriate machines safely and on time with accurate quantity; remove finished goods from machines. · Shipping - Take finished units off line; inspect finished units; load units onto trailer, or place units in staging area or in proper place in Warehouse, as instructed. · Maintain neat, orderly, and safe stacks of stock in storage areas. · Complete and maintain necessary paperwork and reports in an accurate and timely manner. · Assist other fork lift operators as needed. · Other tasks assigned. Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Physical Requirements · Sitting and operating forklift during 85% of the workday; walking, ascending, or descending during 15% of the work day. · Education and/or Experience - High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months' related experience and/or training in a production environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience. · Language Skills - Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. · Mathematical Skills - Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure. Ability to use a tape measure and other measuring devices. · Reasoning Ability - Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Education and Experience · Education and/or Experience - High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months' related experience and/or training in a production environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Applicants must successfully pass a pre-employment test, background investigation and drug screen to qualify for full-time employment. Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens and customers we serve. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. To learn more about us: To learn more visit or follow us on social media - LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube. Our Story: Hood Container Corporation is a family-owned, mill to market company specializing in containerboard and kraft paper, corrugated boxes, high graphic displays and contract packaging. Our commitment to customer happiness, employee well-being, environmental stewardship, and operational excellence drive our business. Over the last eight years Hood Container Corporation has grown to become one of the top ten Paper and Packaging Companies in the United States. Our integrated company resources allow for a unique dynamic that evolves with every addition to our geographic footprint. We excel at offering the benefits of a large corporation, while operating as a boutique business building close relationships with our customers. Our Mission: Through our unwavering commitment to safety, innovation, and sustainability, we passionately deliver indispensable value to our customers, employees, suppliers, communities, and stakeholders. Our Vision: A unified culture that creates innovative customer solutions.

Keywords: Hood Container, Asheville , Forklift Operator, Professions , Arden, North Carolina

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