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Forklift Operator

Company: Novolex
Location: Jackson
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Why Choose Us?
Novolex is a leader in packaging innovation, choice and sustainability. We manufacture products in paper, plastic and sustainable materials for the food, retail, health and industrial markets.

  • 2nd & 3rd shift $20.18
  • 2nd shift differential $1.00
  • 3rd shift differential $0.75
  • Holiday pay on day ONE!
  • Medical/Dental/Vision on day 61
  • 401k on day 90

    Our Sustainability Commitment
    The Novolex sustainability vision is built upon three pillars: our products, our operations and our people. Each is critically important to our growth and future as a business. These pillars form the foundation of our company-wide commitment to sustainability, helping us achieve our ambitious goals through our wide-ranging initiatives.

    How You'll Perform the Role
    Position Summary:
    Using a Power Industrial Truck, either electric or propane, this position is responsible for moving product from the production line to the warehouse or other areas of the plant as needed. This position is also responsible for the loading and unloading of trucks and for moving large rolls of paper and other supplies from storage areas to operators.
    Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for the receipt and shipment of all finished products
    • Safely operate all material handling equipment including trucks, forklifts and pallet mover
    • Shuttle finished goods from production facility to warehouse
    • Support the materials handling process for production related materials
    • Maintain an orderly and organized warehouse
    • Develop, revise, and review documentation for all materials related activities
    • Weighs pallets and scrap when applicable
    • Shrink wrap finished products and setup floor warehouse pickup
    • Examines finished pallets before pickup and distributes materials
    • Maintains a clean and safe work area

      What We Need From You
      Candidate Requirements:

      • High School diploma or equivalent
      • Eligible to work in the United States
      • Prior forklift experience
      • Successful completion of pre-employment background and drug screen
      • Work overtime as required
      • Satisfactorily complete training courses as determined by management
      • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with our without accommodation

        What You'll Get From Us
        With safety as our top priority and a commitment to employee well-being an important focus, we offer comprehensive and competitive benefits that include medical, dental and vision insurance (including Telehealth options) as well as a variety of other well-being resources focused on mental, physical and financial health. Specific benefits and well-being programs may vary depending on where you work.

        Community Engagement
        At Novolex, giving back to the local communities that support us is important. Our Focused Giving Program prioritizes support for organizations whose missions promote sustainability initiatives or address food and hunger needs. We also encourage facility level support of activities in the communities where our employees live and work.

        Training and Development
        We offer constant opportunities for advancement. From skills development to advanced education programs, training and development programs and courses are available through Novolex University. Programs include company and industry training curricula, support for formal education through the Tuition Reimbursement Program, and a Learning Management System that supports and enhances employee skills at all levels of the organization.

Keywords: Novolex, Jackson , Forklift Operator, Professions , Jackson, Tennessee

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