Forklift Operator

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Date: Nov 8, 2018

Location: Ada, OK, US

Company: Dart Container


Responsible for a wide variety of general material handling duties, including sorting and stacking product and movement of raw materials and finished goods through the plant.


Day-to-Day Role:

  • Operate forklift equipment including electric forklifts and electric pallet jacks.
  • Service various production departments with packaging materials and raw materials. Load and unload trucks with said materials. Transport finished goods around the plant.
  • Read schedules and accurately record the movement of packaging materials on movement sheets using basic math to account for moving materials.
  • Conduct maintenance of the forklift, lift and battery logs and reporting mechanical problems promptly.
  • Operate carousel, assist in clearing jams, palletize cases, wrap pallets, baler, trash compactor and run production tickets.
  • Coordinate with quality control to ensure that tagged products are held properly and accurately entered into the system.
  • Inventory materials on work floor and supplies workers on lines and or grinding area with materials as needed. Fill and maintain acceptable levels of supplies within equipment to ensure continuous operations.
  • Stack product in a uniform and damage free condition, reporting all problems to the appropriate people in order to minimize “system” damage.
  • Participate in small group improvement teams.
  • Follow company policies and procedures as stated in the company handbook and all safety guidelines.
  • Assist plant management in analyzing available space for materials and reposition materials in order to accomplish space needs. Notify receiving supervisors or clerks of the location of materials for inventory log.
  • Comply with good manufacturing practices (GMP) as required.


Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Demonstration of minimum proficiency with the English language in order to ensure effective new hire training and on-going communications about safety and quality issues.
  • Ability to work overtime as needed.
  • Ability to work weekends as needed.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain forklift license.
  • Basic forklift knowledge and familiarity.
  • Ability to perform basic math calculations and maintain inventories.

Preferred skills and qualifications:

  • Previous warehousing and forklift experience.


If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (800) 545-3278 Ext 3390 or email us at for assistance.


Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


If you have a disability and need an accommodation to access this website or for the application process, you should call Dart at (800) 545-3278 Ext 3370 or email us at Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.

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Nearest Major Market: Oklahoma City
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

Job Segment: Warehouse, Equipment Operator, Forklift, Plant Manager, Manufacturing

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