Forklift Operator in Mead, NE at Carlisle Construction Materials

Date Posted: 11/8/2017

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Mead, NE
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Job Description

Job Summary:

Carlisle Construction Materials, a worldwide leading diversified manufacturer of premium building products and related technology has an immediate opening for a Forklift Operator position, at its Mead, Nebraska location. We currently have two openings for our 1st shift (Monday - Friday 7:00am - 3:30pm).

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform daily forklift inspections on forklift
  • Safely operate a forklift to move raw materials or finished products throughout the manufacturing floor
  • Maintain minimum productivity levels
  • Record preventative maintenance activites, quality inspection data, equipment downtime, production output and other key metrics, performing mathematical calculations as needed
  • Work as a team with other operators to ensure no line stoppages and improve operations
  • Support the recycling area, when needed, and help keep it organized
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Education – High School diploma or GED required
  • Prior experience operating a forklift/forklift certification
  • Able to operate a floor sweeper
  • Carry a professional attitude with co-workers
  • Able to use measuring guages such as a tape measure
  • Understanding of basic math, reading, and writing skills
  • Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills

Working Conditions:

This position conducts work in a manufacturing environment with limited exposure to outdoors, there is exposure to loud machinery, dust, and mechanical with the press. Business is cyclical and will require flexibility in shift hours and days of the week worked. 

Physical requirements:

For this position, it is required to be able to lift up to 50 pounds. There is a repetitive use of hands required with simple grasping and pushing and pulling up to 50 pounds.

In addition this positon requires the following abilities listed:

  • Standing – 40%
  • Lifting, Bending, and Twisting – 40%
  • Walking – 15%
  • Sitting, Squatting, Reaching above shoulders, Driving, and Climbing 5%

Carlisle Construction Materials offers a competitive benefits package which includes 401k, medical/dental/prescription drug, and life insurance, flex spending, educational assistance, holiday and vacation pay.


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