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Forklift Operator

Date: Nov 19, 2020

Location: Leola, PA, US

Company: Dart Container

Dart is hiring Forklift Operators!

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

  • Comply with good manufacturing practices (GMP) as required.
  • Comply with Dart Container’s policies and procedures.
  • Comply with Dart Container's Four Corporate Priorities: Safety, Quality, Service and Efficiency.
  • Responsible for completing forklift safety checklist at the start of each shift.
  • Responsible for reporting documented start/stop times for customer orders.
  • Responsible for retrieving requested type and number of cases of product.
  • Responsible for sweeping/cleaning each trailer prior to loading product.
  • Responsible for connecting dock plates for trailers backed into the warehouse dock.
  • Responsible for controlling operation of the lights at each entry point used to signal the drivers when it is safe to pull away from the dock.
  • Responsible for changing tow motor batteries as necessary during the shift.
  • Maintain proper housekeeping.


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
  • 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 obtain and maintain Powered Industrial Truck (PIT) license
  • Ability to demonstrate basic math calculations and dimensional counting skills
  • 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

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