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Forklift Operator (6:00am - 6:00pm, rotating shift) in Puyallup, WA at Carlisle Construction Materials

Date Posted: 3/5/2019

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Job Description

Carlisle Construction Materials Incorporated, a worldwide leading diversified manufacturer of premium building products and related technology, has an immediate opening for a Forklift Operator in its Puyallup, Washington location.

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. 

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 an hour with 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