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Dart Container Forklift Operator I in Thomaston, Georgia

Forklift Operator I

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Date: Sep 10, 2019


Thomaston, GA, US

Company: Dart Container

Responsible for a variety of general material handling duties, including the movement of finished goods from the time of manufacturing to the time of shipping. Comply with all product safety, legal, regulatory and quality systems.

Day-to-Day Role:

  • Loads and unloads inter-company freight to and from the Dart Container Distribution centers.

  • Stores goods from the manufacturing plant to direct ship locations.

  • Operates lift trucks in an efficient manner, following all company safety policies and procedures.

  • Pulls raw materials and packaging supplies for production.

  • Puts away production returns in proper location and makes transactions in QAD system.

  • Loads and unloads trucks moving finished, packaging, and raw materials.

  • Participates in process improvement projects as part of Dart Container’s operational excellence program.

  • Performs other miscellaneous duties as assigned by direct supervisor.

Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • 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.

  • One (1) year of lift truck/forklift operator experience.

  • Math skills to include the addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of material handling equipment practices and procedures.

  • Overtime and weekends as needed.

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • One (1) year of experience as a lift truck/forklift operator in a high volume facility.

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 (800) 545-3278 Ext 3390 or email us at 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 (800) 545-3278 Ext 3370 or email us at Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.

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