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Silgan Containers Corporation Forklift Operator Evansville in Evansville, Indiana

The forklift operators are required to operate forklifts as needed to support the production, shipping and recieving operations. The forklift operator will:

  • Supplies production lines with raw materials

  • Transports unfinished and finished product throughout plant

  • Empties scrap tubs of metal waste

  • Assists in taking inventory

  • Assists in selecting and preparing orders for shipment as needed

  • Using a box maker, makes and delivers cartons

  • Handles hazardous waste according to proper procedures

Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.

  • Experience in a manufacturing facility

  • A minimum of six months forklift driving work experience, operating sit-down forklifts

  • A current forklift driving certification

  • If not currently certified, the ability to demonstrate forklift driving exerience 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: 11803