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Silgan Forklift Operator - St. Joe in SAINT JOSEPH, Missouri

As the result of a strike we are hiring at Silgan Containers! We are the nation's leading manufacturer of steel and aluminum cans for use with human and pet foods - the country needs us more than ever during the pandemic. Wage rates start at $22.47/hr. We provide a broad range of benefits. New hires will be considered to be "permanent replacements" for the strikers, and employment is "at will".

Join the team that makes the packaging the most prestigious food companies rely on to safely deliver and protect foods’ nutrition and quality.

Position Summary: Lift truck service to all manufacturing lines, warehousing, and other production areas. Loading and unloading as needed. Relieve other operators as directed.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Loading and unloading trucks with forklift, including steel coils utilizing the coil truck.

  • Moving various materials, products, and supplies utilizing various size lift trucks.

  • Completing proper documentation and utilizing finished goods tracking system when loading and/or storing finished product.

  • Maintain the forklifts and work area in a clean and orderly fashion. Performs daily fork lift safety inspection.

  • Operates truck in a safe manner following all safety regulations with due regard for safety of self and co-workers while exercising care and protection of company property.

  • Checks incoming materials, delivery tickets, requisitions and other records or reports to insure delivery of correct type and quantity of material.

  • Other duties as assigned by management.

Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.

  • Experience in a manufacturing facility

  • A minimum of two years forklift driving work experience, operating sit-down forklifts

  • Ability to demonstrate forklift driving experience and pass the certification test

  • Flexibility to work varying shifts and overtime as needed

Physical Requirements: Ability to kneel, stoop, crawl, squat and stand for extended periods of time while performing job duties (up to 12-hours a day). Ability to push, pull, bend, climb, walk, and lift on a continuous basis (up to 12-hours a day). Be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds overhead on an occasional basis. Possess excellent hand-eye coordination, adequate dexterity and strength in order to maintain and operate equipment. Ability to distinguish through the use of audio, visual, olfactory, and tactile senses when the equipment is properly operating. Required to wear personal protection equipment as required. Work Environment: High noise levels, vibrations, varying atmospheric conditions and temperatures, hazardous chemicals

Requisition ID: 11033