Forklift Operator in Puyallup, WA at Carlisle Construction Materials

Date Posted: 3/9/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Carlisle Construction Materials Incorporated, a worldwide leading diversified manufacturer of premium building products and related technology, has an immediate opening for a Machine Operator in its Puyallup, WA location. Come join us in our new facility with an excellent view of Mt. Rainier to learn more about the building productions and related technology industry. 

This position will be responsible for operating sit-down forklifts to take product off of the production line and placing material in designated locations in the warehouse, which is determined by Production Manager. The shift will either be 10 hours (6:00am - 4:30pm) or rotating [day shift only] 12 hours (6:00am - 6:30pm)

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Operate propane sit down lift trucks to take product off of the production line and put away in designated locations to keep production line clear and running
  • Perform daily inspections on forklift
  • Make labels for each production run using the Packaging Section of Shop Floor and verify the information that is on label is correct
  • Inspect material for quality defects
  • Operate tablets and scanners to scan units into designated areas in the warehouse
  • Maintain auto labeler applicator that applies labels to the units
  • Segregate defective product and notify Supervisor/Manager


  • Education: High School diploma or GED required
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Ability to follow instructions and read production orders
  • Experience with computers including various manufacturing programs
  • Ability to use measuring gauges like tape measures
  • Able to work fast and efficient and willing to work long hours during busy season
  • Understanding of basic math, reading, and writing skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate

Physical Demands:

  • 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 position requires the following abilities: standing, walking, lifting, reaching above shoulders, bending, and twisting.


  • Competitive pay starting at $15.00 and a $0.50 raise after 90 days
  • GENEROUS $500 sign on bonus!
  • Competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, and participation in company's 401(k) plan available upon date of hire
  • Educational assistance (reimbursement)
  • Paid Holidays and Vacation