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Packager Forklift Operator

Job Details

Full Time


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Build wooden skids or crates with required power or hand tools
  • Band together heavy finished steel products
  • Preparing hardware for shipment based on the order specifications
  • Operate Forklift to move steel pipes to appropriate locations in the yard if necessary
  • Maintain accurate and timely documentation by completing necessary records
  • Maintain safe work environment by following procedures, complying with legal regulations and company policies
  • Keep equipment operating by following written operating instructions, performing preventive maintenance, calling for repairs
  • Accomplish manufacturing and organization mission by completing other related tasks as needed
  • Dependability and timeliness are critical to effective operations and planning

Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive. Employees are required to follow appropriate supervisory direction and perform other related duties as required.



Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)

  • Experience in a manufacturing, construction, or related field preferred
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with leadership and teammates
  • Must have the ability to read/write and understand both verbal and written work instructions in English, work orders and customer specifications
  • Basic math and measurement skills required (addition, subtraction, decimal and fraction conversions); able to accurately read a tape measure
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Must have authorization to work in the United States
  • Minimum of High School Diploma or equivalent preferred

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.

  • Able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds as needed
  • Able to stand (70%); walk (15%); stoop, kneel or crouch (15%), as required
  • Frequent twisting, horizontal reaching, upper extremity push/pull, bending
  • Able to wear required PPE; ear plugs, safety glasses, steel toed boots and welding gear
  • Most of the year temperatures inside the plant will match or exceed the outdoor conditions as bay doors remain open
  • Weld smoke and metal cutting machine filtration systems minimize smoke but do not eliminate it. Air quality is below OSHA PEL (Permissible Exposure Limits) guidelines; therefore, Respirator use not required by standard, Voluntary Use only- must have medical evaluation prior


*** Ideal Manufacturing is committed to leveraging the talent of a diverse workforce to create great opportunities for our company and our people. Ideal Manufacturing, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics with respect to employment opportunities. Ideal will make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.