Lift Truck Operator- Burkle - D Shift

    Shaw Industries
    1015 Industrial Blvd, Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742
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    Job Description

    Job Title

    Lift Truck Operator- Burkle - D Shift

    Position Overview

    Shaw Industries Group, Inc. is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Lift Truck Operator in our new state of the art resilient manufacturing plant located in Ringgold, Georgia. The purpose of this position is to ensure the safe transporting of materials throughout the plant. This position reports to the shift Production Coordinators and Leads.

    The Ringgold, Georgia plant manufactures vinyl flooring for the commercial, residential builder and retail markets domestically. It is slated to be a continuous operation (24/7) workforce.


    Moving materials from manufacturing lines or storage locations to WIP areas or other assigned areas.

    Recording storage locations on the interplant transfer (IPT) next to appropriate product numbers.

    Daily completion of lift truck check sheets.

    Remove, collect and properly dispose of shipping materials including pallets, straps, cardboard, and bolsters.

    Strap and package finished goods and work in process (WIP) as needed.

    Operate floor sweeper when needed.

    Assist with performing inventory cycle counts as needed.

    Changing lift truck or other PIT batteries as needed.

    Assist in keeping the entire facility clean.

    Performing the duties of other LTO's when necessary.

    Maintaining a neat and orderly work space.

    Operate baler in recycling of raw materials.

    Safely complete other assigned duties as needed.


    Must have the ability to perform basic reading, writing, and math.

    Must be able to pass a color blindness and vision test.

    Must be familiar with current computer systems and software.

    Must be able to operate a lift truck once trained.

    Must be able to mount and dismount lift truck up to 100 times a day.

    Must have adequate depth perception.

    Must be able to withstand changes in temperature and humidity.

    Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds

    Must be able to sit for 12-hours a day.

    Must complete yearly LTO recertification program.

    Must comply with all required OSHA, SAFE, and plant specific safety rules and regulations.

    • Previous experience operating powered industrial machinery for 12+ months
    Work Shift

    12 hours, night shift

    Shaw is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. It is our policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote individuals in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or any other legally protected status.

    Posting ID: 609038915Posted: 2021-03-26Job Title: Lift Truck Operator