Forklift/Hi in Elkhart, IN at Signode

Date Posted: 8/2/2022

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Job Description

Requisition Number = 0P200-2022-001

Forklift/Hi-Lift Operator

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Description/Job Summary

Job description

Primary Purpose:

Unload raw materials and roll stock from incoming trucks and maintain proper records concerning these materials.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Unload incoming materials and verify corresponding paperwork
  • Distribute materials to appropriate areas
  • Accept, unload, and verify shipments
  • Document items in shipment by recording identifying information
  • Maintain receiving materials by checking stock to determine inventory levels and anticipate needed materials
  • Ensure complete and undamaged shipment
  • File claims and follow-up on incomplete/damaged shipments
  • Maintain relationships with shipping carriers, and equipment/supply vendors
  • Relay receivers, packing slips and fulfillment details to accounting
  • Receive and send mail and small packages
  • Collect, audit and track internal paperwork relating to receiving and inventory
  • Enter received/inventory items into database for record keeping
  • Monitor and maintain inventory control of materials to meet stated objectives
  • Take monthly inventory and cycle counts of materials

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Ability to adapt to demanding schedule changes with a positive attitude
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. on a regular basis and up to 75 lbs on an infrequent basis
  • Ability to operate a forklift truck
  • Knowledge of inventory procedures and processes
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to perform basic math skills including, but not limited to: Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division
  • Ability to recommend ideas of process, quality, product, or work condition improvements
  • Other duties as assigned.



Preferred Skills

Computer skills

Communication skills 

Organizational skills 



Required Experience

5 years forklift experience. 

Must be able to pass driving and written test. 



Preferred Experience

Preferred Experience in loading steel, aluminum, wood. 



Required Qualifications

Forklift certified

We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at HRRecruiting@signode.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

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