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Forklift Operator

Company: PaperWorks Industries
Location: Hastings
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Summary:
SUMMARY:PaperWorks is a leading, integrated North American full-service provider of 100% recycled paperboard and specialized folding cartons for packaging applications. Founded in 2008 and headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, we are committed to the highest sustainable forestry and procurement standards. -We want our team members to be proud of the essential work they do, our commitment to the environment, and the overall company. - As part of our culture journey to be recognized as a Great Place to Work -, we continue to invest heavily in our -people, our company -culture -and in -state-of-the-art technology -to be at the forefront of innovation and market differentiation. - PaperWorks' products are certified by the Forest Stewardship Council and 100% Recycled Paperboard Alliance. -Job Summary:Concludes the production process and prepares finished goods for customers by performing the following duties.

Responsibilities:
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.Is knowledgeable of operations of the entire plant.Able to operate Top Gun and load trucks on computer.Prepares warehouse transfer sheets.Brings in packing cases to the Finishing Department.Inspects loads for correct count and quality deficiencies.Shrink wraps loads when need.Moves loads from finishing machines to the finished goods warehouse.Maintains physical structure of the plant by keeping machines and work area clean and orderly.Knows and practices all safety and quality standards.Must follow all applicable ISO procedures and make recommendations for system improvements as identified.Must be capable of keeping accurate records, including the completion of all required forms; and the accurate use of different measuring devices including tape measures, and all other applicable gauges for your responsibilities. -SAFETY EFFORTS AND MOTIVATION: - Responsible for knowing and following all safety rules. - Proper and safe conduct is encouraged in and around the facility and machinery. - It is expected that each employee uses proper personal safety protection. - It is likewise expected that each employee will protect other associates and company property from accidents, illnesses, and health hazards. - Safety is part of this job function and will be considered in performance evaluations, promotions, and any other form of recognition including pay rates. - It is expected that any potential hazards observed be reported to the appropriate supervisor and/or the Safety Director. -QUALITY EFFORTS AND MOTIVATION: - Is responsible for the inherent quality of all support services as they may affect Manufacturing's ability to meet its basic quality responsibility. - Quality is part of this job function and will be considered in performance evaluations, promotions, and any other form of recognition including pay rates. It is expected that any major quality deficiencies be reported to the immediate superintendent, supervisor, or lead person, Quality Assurance department, and/or the Vice President of Manufacturing.

Qualifications:
QUALIFICATIONS: - 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 enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. - Must be able to work effectively without direct supervision. -EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: -Six months to one-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. -LANGUAGE SKILLS: - Must have the ability to read, write, and comprehend documents and verbal instructions in English for Safety, ISO, and work-related tasks. -Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating/maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. -Must have the ability to read, write, and comprehend simple and complex instructions, correspondence, and memos. - Must have the ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations. - Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers, vendors, or employees of organization. -MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: -Must be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. - Ability to accurately use and read a standard tape measure using 16th and 32nd measurements. -REASONING ABILITY: -Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. - Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. -CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES/REGISTRATIONS: -Forklift Operator's License required but will train. -PHYSICAL DEMANDS: -The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. - Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. -While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. - The employee frequently is required to talk or hear. - The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. - Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. -WORK ENVIRONMENT: - The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. -While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, extreme heat, and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Keywords: PaperWorks Industries, Lincoln , Forklift Operator, Professions , Hastings, Nebraska

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