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Verified Pay Starting at $20.88 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Nichols, New York

About this job

CROWN Cork & Seal USA, Inc., a wholly owned company of Crown Holdings, Inc. is a global leader in the design, manufacture, and sale of packaging products for consumer goods. At Crown, we are passionate about helping our customers build their brands and connect with consumers around the world. We do this by delivering innovative packaging that offers significant value for brand owners, retailers, and consumers alike. With operations in 36 countries employing over 24,000 people and net sales of over $8 billion, we are uniquely positioned to bring best practices in quality and manufacturing to our customers to drive their businesses locally and globally. Sustaining a leadership position requires us to build a team of highly talented, dedicated, and driven individuals.  


Crown’s Beverage Division manufactures a variety of packaging solutions for soft drinks, craft beers, coffees, and teas as well as new energy drinks. Crown Beverage leads the packaging industry with innovative technologies that redefine how the world looks at beverage cans. With a large printable surface area and a wide range of sizes, shapes and decorating options, our aluminum cans are the perfect packaging format to create compelling brand presence where it counts. Here is your chance to join the Crown Beverage


Forklift Driver Operator



  • Nichols, NY



  • Competitive pay starting at $20.88 hourly.



  • Night shift position on a 2/2/3 scheduled of two days on then two days off then three days on. Then days on and off rotate the following week. This is a 12 hour shift..


Crown Cork & Seal’s North American Beverage Packaging Division has an opening for a Forktruck operator working in a manufacturing facility located in Nichols, New York.  This facility will manufacture aluminum cans for the beverage industry.  This position will transport inventory and materials (both raw materials and finished goods) throughout both the operation floor and warehouse areas at this high-speed state-of-the-art metal packaging manufacturing facility.  Other responsibilities would include but not be limited to the following

Benefits include but are not limited to:

Crown offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits package including medical/dental/vision/prescription/ life insurance and income protection benefits as well as a company funded pension plan, 401(K), stock purchase, tuition reimbursement and gain sharing programs.  Also, as part of our Total Safety Culture, Crown is committed to the safety, health and well-being of all of our employees and their families.  EEO/AA/Vets/Disabled.


  • Ensures all equipment, guards, and safety devices are in place at all times, and follows safe work procedures and safety rules
  • Operates powered industrial trucks to transport inventory and load tractor trailers for shipment.
  • Transports inventory in warehouse to correct locations and stages orders for shipment.
  • Understands daily production schedule and corresponds with mgmt. leads, and coworkers accordingly
  • Performs visual inspection of aluminum cans and packaging quality
  • Monitors schedules, equipment, or processes, and reports problems to supervisor
  • Assists with Material Movers (Line drivers) or other forklift operations when necessary
  • Follows all SOP’s (standard operating procedures) and communicates with proper personnel as concerns or issues arise
  • Assist Quality Assurance in locating pallets for sampling
  • Keeps equipment and all areas safe, clean, and organized through proper housekeeping
  • Performs other related duties as required

  • Job Requirements

  •  A high school diploma or equivalent with 3+ years working forklift experience in a manufacturing setting (high-speed manufacturing is preferred).
  • Must have the ability to lift up to fifty (50) pounds on occasion and regularly stand, reach, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  This position may also require climbing or balancing.
  • Must be able to work twelve (12) hour shifts, both day and evening.
  • Effective and proven communication skills (both written and verbal) working in a team environment.
  • Proven ability to effectively manage multiple projects/tasks at the same time. 
  • Effective record keeping skills and the ability to focus on details


*Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.



Crown offers competitive pay, comprehensive benefits including free company paid health insurance for employees as well as company matched 401(k).



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