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Flooring Fork Truck Operator

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Job title

Flooring Fork Truck Operator

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What we offer

What You Will Get:
As a company dedicated to its associates, we offer numerous benefits and advantages:
- Growth opportunities, domestic and international, with the world's leading producer of wood panel products
- Work in a diverse, inclusive environment with colleagues from around the world
- You enjoy highly competitive benefits program including affordable medical, dental and vision plans
- Company paid life and short & long term disability plans
- Supplemental life, critical illness and accident plans for you and your family
- 401 (k) retirement plan with company match
- Paid time off including a generous paid vacation plan and holidays after 90 days
- “Life of Career” training opportunities through our global or local KronoAcademy
- Uniform & reimbursement for safety boots & prescription safety glasses and company provided tools
Together we work, together we win.

What To Send Our Way:
- Your updated Resume, highlighting your education, experience, and skills.

Main duties and responsibilities

Our Story:
Clarion Laminates is part of Kronospan USA – the world's leading manufacturer of wood-based products, right here in Shippenville, PA. We are one of the area's largest employers, and we are looking for hard-working dedicated individuals to join our team! As a company dedicated to its employees, we offer a competitive wage and benefit package which includes medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, vacation time, holiday pay and 401K. We also offer on-site training and certifications to allow the best possible opportunities for our team members in their careers with us.

What you will do here:
Candidates in the Profiling Lift Truck Operator position will perform tasks including the safe, efficient operation of a forklift and all associated equipment in the Profiling area that is used for the movement of materials and finished goods throughout the warehouse and distribution areas. Additionally, the operator will be required to perform routine maintenance and cleaning on all machinery involved, understand and use computer software related to the operation of the profiling area, identify conditions, and offer occasional assistance to maintenance personnel and machine operators in the troubleshooting, repair, or preventive maintenance of equipment on the production line.


What You Need to Succeed:
• High School diploma or G.E.D. certificate
• Qualities like the ability to multitask, work under stress, provide detailed work, use good judgment, problem solve, and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills are needed.
• The ability to operate a fork truck to transfer and load/unload raw materials at the press in-feed area
• The ability successfully meet the physical demands of the position
• Have a self-motivated and directed attitude, organized, with a keen attention to detail
• Ability to dependably work a rotating shift schedule including days, nights, weekends and holidays.

What Will Put You Ahead: Not Required
• Previous experience operating a forklift
• Experience in an industrial manufacturing environment

PHYSICAL JOB REQUIREMENTS: Activities and Safety Equipment
• Sitting, standing on concrete, walking, climbing, heavy lifting, push/pulling, reaching, bending, vision, hearing, dexterity of hands and fingers, and written and verbal communication.
• face shield/goggles, dust mask/ respirator, hard hat, ear plugs, and high visibility vest required