Forklift Operator (Day Shift 6:00am-2:30pm) in Mead, NE at Carlisle Construction Materials

Date Posted: 2/26/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Mead, NE
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    Not Specified
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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


  • 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 $13.50 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


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