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Silgan Containers Corporation Forklift Operator - St. Joe in SAINT JOSEPH, Missouri

We are hiring at Silgan Containers! We are the nation's leading manufacturer of steel and aluminum cans for use with human and pet foods - the country needs us more than ever during the pandemic. Wage rates start at $22.84/hr including a broad range of benefits.

Join the team that makes the packaging the most prestigious food companies rely on to safely deliver and protect foods’ nutrition and quality.

Position Summary: Lift truck service to all manufacturing lines, warehousing, and other production areas. Loading and unloading as needed. Relieve other operators as directed.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Loading and unloading trucks with forklift, including steel coils utilizing the coil truck.

  • Moving various materials, products, and supplies utilizing various size lift trucks.

  • Completing proper documentation and utilizing finished goods tracking system when loading and/or storing finished product.

  • Maintain the forklifts and work area in a clean and orderly fashion. Performs daily fork lift safety inspection.

  • Operates truck in a safe manner following all safety regulations with due regard for safety of self and co-workers while exercising care and protection of company property.

  • Checks incoming materials, delivery tickets, requisitions and other records or reports to insure delivery of correct type and quantity of material.

  • Other duties as assigned by management.

Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.

  • Experience in a manufacturing facility

  • A minimum of two years forklift driving work experience, operating sit-down forklifts

  • Ability to demonstrate forklift driving experience and pass the certification test

  • Flexibility to work varying shifts and overtime as needed

Physical Requirements: Ability to kneel, stoop, crawl, squat and stand for extended periods of time while performing job duties (up to 12-hours a day). Ability to push, pull, bend, climb, walk, and lift on a continuous basis (up to 12-hours a day). Be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds overhead on an occasional basis. Possess excellent hand-eye coordination, adequate dexterity and strength in order to maintain and operate equipment. Required to wear personal protection equipment as required. Work Environment: High noise levels, vibrations, varying atmospheric conditions and temperatures, hazardous chemicals

Requisition ID: 11531