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Forklift Operator

Date: Jan 6, 2021

Location: Leola, PA, US

Company: Dart Container

In this role:

There are many opportunities and different aspects of this job to learn and grow within, keeping each day exciting and interesting. You will:

  • Sort and stack product
  • Help with the movement of raw materials and finished goods throughout the plant
  • Assist plant management in analyzing available space for product
  • Coordinate with Quality Control
  • Read schedules and accurately record movement of packaging materials
  • Responsible for moving production with a squeeze/forklift throughout the complex to include loading, unloading, and placing product in the warehouse.
  • Responsible for wrapping units of product when necessary.
  • Responsible for calling dispatcher when trailers are full/empty.
  • Responsible for keeping rows of product neat and organized.
  • Responsible for sweeping trailers before loading..
  • Responsible for maintaining proper housekeeping.
  • Responsible for changing forklift batteries as necessary.


Who is our ideal candidate?

We're looking for someone who places safety above all else and seeks the best way to do things rather than accept the status quo. They understand that a positive outlook and working well with others will set the stage for long-term success for themselves and the business.


  • Six (6) months relevant experience
  • Ability to obtain and maintain Powered Industrial Truck (PIT) license
  • 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
  • Previous experience operating a clamp truck, preferred





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: Lancaster

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