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Forklift Operator

Date: Jun 10, 2021

Location: Mason, MI, US

Company: Dart Container


Day-to-Day Role
•    Comply with good manufacturing practices (GMP) as required.
•    Comply with Dart Container’s policies and procedures.
•    Loads assorted products into trailers accurately
•    Reads bill-of-lading to specify which trailer and products to load and ensure that any special instructions indicated on bill-of-lading are followed
•    Operates a forklift or squeeze lift to load trailers
•    Changes lift truck batteries by mandated safety precautions (using proper PPE)
•    Completes pre-shift safety inspection of lift truck
•    Stacks products in trailers manually
•    Verifies counts of product while being loaded for outbound shipments
•    Receives and unload incoming materials and product
•    Loads scrap materials (cardboard, film and cores) and dispose of packing/shipping materials
•    Sweeps trailers before loading and perform general housekeeping 
•    Labels individual cartons as required
•    Completes all required paperwork including tracking logs and BOLs
•    Keeps warehouse clean and orderly
•    Performs other duties as required
•    Ability to follow Dart 6 Safety values.
•    Rebox/Rework - the product put on hold by QA department
•    Attendance expectations; less than 6 points in one year.
•    Regular and consistent attendance, including required overtime


Core Skills
•    Demonstration of proficiency with the English language required in order to ensure effective new hire/continuing training and on-going communications about safety and quality issues
•    Strong counting math skills
•    One (1) year experience with squeeze/forklifts


Preferred Core Skills
•    1 yr warehouse experience


Overview: As the manufacturer of Dart® and Solo® brand products, Dart Container is an industry leading single-use food and beverage packaging company. With 15,000 employees and 40+ locations worldwide, Dart offers more than 4,000 products used every day in restaurants, hospitals, schools and homes around the globe.

Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.


If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (833) 472-3278 or email us at HRConnect@dart.biz 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 (833) 472-3278 or email us at ADArequests@dart.biz. Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.


Nearest Major Market: Lansing

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