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Silgan Shipper/Warehouser (Forklift Operator) in FORT MADISON, Iowa

Working for Silgan Containers’ will be the BEST decision you make!

As a leader in the food packaging industry, and Americas largest metal food packaging producer, we are a crucial part of America’s food supply chain. Silgan Containers is continuing production and helping to keep our food supply chain flowing.

What you’ll do:

• Operate forktruck at a safe speed and within company guidelines • Receives, ships, loads, and unloads all product, raw material and supplies • Keeps production line supplied with the necessary raw material and supplies needed to run efficiently • Stack finished goods in the warehouse at various heights • Complete proper documentation and prepare necessary reports on incoming shipments • Maintain the forklifts in a clean and orderly fashion. Perform daily forklift safety inspection • Adhere to all plant general and specific forktruck safety regulations • Work with management to improve work area, safety, quality, cost, and productivity

What we offer:

• Competitive pay and benefits + bonuses • Competitive pay rates from $20.13/hour - $25.65/hour + shift differential • A stable, reliable, and environmentally conscious company

Required Skills:

• Read, write, and comprehend at a high school level. • Able to demonstrate forklift driving experience and pass a certification test. • Must pass a visual acuity and depth perception test. • Ability to follow instructions and be a team player. • Must be reliable and safety oriented. • Able to work at high speeds and multitask.

Preferred Skills:

• Previous experience in a manufacturing environment as forktruck operator is a plus.

Physical requirements:

• Must be able to pull, push, bend, climb and lift up to 50 pounds occasionally. • Ability to work 12 hour shifts on a rotating schedule, with additional overtime as needed.

Requisition ID: 13548