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Forklift Operator D Shift (Th-F-Sa- & every other Wed)

Niagara Bottling
Howard, PA
  • $18 to $19 Hourly
  • Full-Time
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Team member safely and efficiently operates motorized forklift to load and unload trucks, to pull pallets of finished product from production lines and places finished product in warehouse as directed by onboard WMS system.

**Essential Functions

  • Moves levers and presses pedals to drive truck and control movement of lifting apparatus.
  • Unloads and stacks material by raising and lowering lifting device.
  • Plans supply and material requirements by studying production schedule; scheduling deliveries to production area.
  • Retrieves supplies and materials by studying specifications; locating and verifying supplies and materials; secures pallets on truck; moves pallet to production location.
  • Maintains inventory in production area by anticipating and tracking usage. Monitors inventory by reporting discrepancies.
  • Clears production area by securing and moving finished pallets; moving empty pallets.
  • Documents actions by logging movements of supplies, materials and finished goods.
  • Maintains safe work environment by watching out for foot traffic; following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.
  • Keeps forklift operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventative maintenance; calling for repairs.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.
  • Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of the job.
  • Please note this job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without prior notice.


  • Minimum Qualifications:- 0 Years - Experience in Field or similar manufacturing environment
    • 0 Years - Experience in Position
    • 0 Years - Experience managing people/projects

*experience may include a combination of work experience and education
  • The proven ability to safely operate a sit down motorized forklift.
  • The ability to navigate within a WMS system.
  • Preferred Qualifications:- 2 Years- Experience in Field or similar manufacturing environment
    • 2 Years - Experience working in Position
    • 2 Years - Experience managing people/projects

*experience may include a combination of work experience and education


This position embodies the values of Niagara's LIFE competency model, focusing on the following key drivers of success:
  • Lead Like an Owner
    • Makes safety the number one priority
    • Keeps alert for safety issues and escalates immediately
    • Effectively prioritizes tasks based on department goals
    • Shows respect to others and confronts interpersonal issues directly
    • Prioritizes resolution of customer issues effectively
    • Responds promptly and honors commitments to internal and external customers
  • InnovACT
    • Makes recommendations to continuously improve policies, methods, procedures, and/or products
    • Demonstrates adaptability by reacting appropriately to unexpected changes in situations or circumstances
    • Increases performance through greater efficiency
  • Find a Way
    • Seeks to develop technical knowledge through learning from other experts
    • Understands interdepartmental impact of individual decisions and actions
    • Seeks solutions rather than placing blame
  • Empowered to be Great
    • Consistently looks for ways to improve one's self through growth and development opportunities
    • Communicates clearly and promptly up, down, and across
    • Communicates effectively to manage expectations


  • Minimum Required:
  • High School Diploma or GED or equivalent work experience
  • Preferred:
  • Associate's Degree


  • Required: Forklift certification

You should be proficient in:
  • Forklift Licensed
  • Mechanical Troubleshooting Skills
  • High School / GED

Salary info:

$18 - $19.33 / hr


Niagara Bottling

Howard, PA
16841 USA
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Transportation and Storage

Posted date

September 15, 2023
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