Forklift Operator

Therma-Tru Howe , IN 46746

Posted 2 months ago

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  • All the Insurance coverage you'd expect like medical, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, wellness programs, 401K all effective on your date of hire

  • Scholarship program for children of employees

  • Adoption Assistance Program

  • Associate Purchase Program on All Fortune Brands Products


In this role you will ensure that all shipment needs are being met in a timely manner.

  • $18.75 pay per hour to start with plus $1.00 shift premium*



  • Drive forklift to transport order from storage to shipping location

  • Pre-Stage

  • Recognize special door tags and complexity to avoid incidents (cut outs)

  • Advanced securement knowledge to eliminate load shifting

  • Responsible for Bill of Lading/Manifest checks and balances

  • Accountable for meeting shipping timelines per daily schedule

  • Follow work instructions

  • Comply with PPE requirements

  • Conduct monthly VBS

  • Adhere to HI-VIS

  • PIT recertification every 6 months

  • Proactively adhere to all special customer requests

  • Expected to meet or exceed .20 cubes per/hour

  • Inspect for QC prior to loading onto a trailer

  • Ability to pick and locate

  • Unload Butler when time allows

  • Ensure that all product is loaded onto correct trailer to be shipped to customer

  • Pull items from inventory and ready to be shipped

  • Make sure customer shipments are being met in a timely manner

  • Change banding spools in warehouse

  • Change forklift tank

  • E21 knowledge



  • High School Graduate/HSE or equivalent manufacturing experience

  • Ability to obtain Fork Lift License

  • Ability to be certified in all jobs of respective area

  • Manage ambiguity while working through stressful situations

  • Positive attitude and a willingness to work with others


  • Pervious warehouse experience is a plus


  • Physical demands of performing the duties of this job include, but are not limited to, occasionally lifting/handling up to or exceeding 100 lbs, frequently lifting/handling up to or exceeding 50 lbs, and constantly lifting/handling up to 20 lbs.


  • Include but are not limited to time pressures, frequent change of tasks, irregular work schedule/overtime, multi-tasking, working closely with others as a team, and tedious or exacting work.


  • While performing the duties of this job, the associate works around mechanical hazards, noise and or vibration on a daily basis. Extreme temperatures, wetness / humidity and being outdoors are seasonally in nature.


  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.


  • Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of computer functions and strong computer operations skills. Ability to run respective inventory system (Great Plains, E21, Bentley, MES etc.)


  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write correspondence.

Fortune Brands Doors & Security (Master Lock/Therma-Tru Doors) is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for positions without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, marital/family/caregiver status, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local low. Fortune Brands Doors & Security also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories.

Candidates for positions with Fortune Brands Doors & Security must be able to present proof of identity and work eligibility post hire. Immigration visa sponsorship is not available for this position and accordingly this position is not appropriate for foreign students who will require sponsorship in the future, including assistance with an Optional Practical Training (OPT) F-1 extension.

To all recruitment agencies: Fortune Brands Doors & Security does not accept unsolicited agency resumes/CVs. Please do not forward resumes/CVs to our careers email addresses, our employees or any other company location. We are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes/CVs.


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