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Fork Truck Operator, Night Shift 6/19/2019

Crown Holdings Nichols, NY

Nichols, NY
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Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
High School Diploma or GED


Crown Cork & Seal s North American Beverage Packaging Division has openings for Forklift Drivers/Operators at their new manufacturing facility located in Nichols, New York. This facility will manufacture aluminum cans for the beverage industry. This position will transport inventory and materials (both raw materials and finished goods) throughout both the operation floor and warehouse areas at this high-speed state-of-the-art metal packaging manufacturing facility. Other responsibilities would include but not be limited to the following:

* Ensures all equipment, guards, and safety devices are in place at all times, and follows safe work procedures and safety rules

* Operates powered industrial trucks to transport inventory and load tractor trailers for shipment.

* Transports inventory in warehouse to correct locations and stages orders for shipment.

* Understands daily production schedule and corresponds with mgmt. leads, and coworkers accordingly

* Performs visual inspection of aluminum cans and packaging quality

* Monitors schedules, equipment, or processes, and reports problems to supervisor

* Assists with Material Movers (Line drivers) or other forklift operations when necessary

* Follows all SOP s (standard operating procedures) and communicates with proper personnel as concerns or issues arise

* Assist Quality Assurance in locating pallets for sampling

* Keeps equipment and all areas safe, clean, and organized through proper housekeeping

* Performs other related duties as required

This position will also develop standard operating procedures; provide training for equipment operation and reinforce all safety procedures.

Job Requirements

Requirements for these positions would include but not be limited to the following:

* A high school diploma or equivalent with 3+ years working forklift experience in a manufacturing setting (high-speed manufacturing is preferred).

* Effective record keeping skills and the ability to focus on details.

* Proven ability to effectively manage multiple projects/tasks at the same time.

* Effective and proven communication skills (both written and verbal) working in a team environment.

* A valid U.S. passport and the ability to travel domestically and possible internationally for training for the first one or two months with the Company.

* Must be able to work twelve (12) hour shifts, both day and evening.

* Must have the ability to lift up to fifty (50) pounds on occasion and regularly stand, reach, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. This position may also require climbing or balancing.



Additional Benefits

In addition to the benefits above, Crown offers a pension for our employees at most of our locations.