Forklift Oporater, Hazleton, Pennsylvania

Created 07/10/2024
Reference 243522597
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
City Hazleton
Zip 18201
Salary -


Position Titlte: Forklift Oporater

Location: Hazleton PA

Req ID: R24_1541

Time Type: Full time

Description:

Who We Are

Johns Manville is a leading manufacturer and marketer of premium-quality insulation and commercial roofing, along with glass fibers and nonwovens for commercial, industrial and residential applications. Our products are used in a wide variety of industries including building products, aerospace, automotive and transportation, filtration, commercial interiors, waterproofing and wind energy.

A proud member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies, we serve customers in more than 80 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering positive and powerful experiences, because we are successful only when our employees and customers thrive. We are passionate, we care about people, we perform at a superior level, and we protect others and our environments.

The base hourly rate for this position is $22.91

Job Description

Position Overview:

This position is responsible for communicating and supporting JM core values and delivering the JM experience.

Warehouser receives, stores, and distributes material, tools, equipment, and products. Also reads production schedule, customer order, work order, shipping order, or requisition to determine items to be moved, gathered, or distributed. Conveys materials and items from receiving or production areas to storage or to other designated areas by hand, hand truck, or electric hand truck.

Responsibilities:

  • Show initiative in supporting safety, plant wide. Participate on committees as required
  • Identify and report any mechanical or operational difficulty with truck, car or other equipment
  • Uses safe work practices and always reports hazardous conditions
  • Ensure accurate order picking
  • Ensure orders meet shipping and receiving deadlines
  • Ensure high quality loading workmanship
  • Maximize FIFO and reduce scrap cost
  • Maximize storage space for finish good materials and staging area
  • Achieve company objectives and both internal and external customer expectations
  • Ensure storage and distribution meet high housekeeping standards
  • Ensure department's continuous compliance with internal and external policies and procedures
  • Assist in cycle counts to ensure inventory accuracy and metrics are met
  • Ensure proper operation of equipment and housekeeping standards are maintained and filed
  • Complete special projects directed by distribution center manager and senior management
  • Assist with all receiving and shipping functions

Leadership Responsibilities:

  • There are no supervisory responsibilities for direct reports for this position.

Requirements: (education, skills, and abilities)

  • Be signed off on all Warehouse 2 job qualifications
  • High School Diploma required
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in warehouse and distribution
  • Forklift experience required, sit down, propane preferred
  • Ability to load and unload flatbeds and dry vans
  • Good communication skills
  • Integrity
  • Time management
  • Organizational skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Understanding of appointment system

Physical Requirements:

The physical requirements of this position are: (these requirements are typical for most of our manufacturing roles)

  • The ability to stand for extended periods
  • The ability to manually lift, push or pull at least 50 pounds safely and with proper body mechanics, sometimes while in awkward positions.
  • Use of hands (repetitive motion, grabbing, feeling, sensing, pulling)
  • The ability to work safely in a fast-paced, sometimes stressful work environment
  • The ability to safely and effectively work in an often-dusty work environment that experiences a broad range of temperatures (very hot to very cold).
  • The ability to withstand the rigors of working a 12(or 8)-hour rotating shift schedule.
  • The ability to bend, stoop or kneel repetitively.
  • The ability to reach or work above the shoulder

Incumbent must be physically able to perform essential job functions. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Please Keep in Mind

If you do not meet 100% of these requirements, we at JM still want to hear from you. So, if you are interested in the role, we encourage you to apply so we can learn how your skills and talents can contribute to our team.

Benefits

Johns Manville (JM) offers a wide range of benefits to employees. Some are subsidized by the company and others are fully employee-paid. Health benefits include a choice of comprehensive medical plans, a dental plan, vision plan, wellness program and critical illness insurance. JM sponsors a 401(k) plan which includes a sizeable company match. JM offers paid vacation and also provides paid sick and parental leave for eligible employees.

Additionally, Johns Manville provides basic life Insurance, short-term and long-term disability coverage, an employee assistance program, and business travel accident coverage. Supplemental life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment insurance are available as well. The company also offers a variety of tax saving accounts; health spending account, traditional flexible spending account, and a dependent care spending account. JM also offers a tuition reimbursement program for undergraduate and certain graduate programs.

Diversity & Inclusion

Johns Manville believes diversity and inclusion in our workplace is critical for the long-term success of our company. We are committed to retaining, developing and attracting a diverse workforce that fosters an inclusive work environment in which all employees are treated with dignity and respect. This is the right thing to do for our employees, our company and our communities. Our D&I council is composed of employees from locations across North American & Europe who meet regularly and work to promote and foster an environment of inclusion. Born from our D&I council is our network of employee resource groups (ERGs) that are focused on supporting diverse communities in the workplace. Review more about our diversity & inclusion initiatives on JM’s Career page.

Incumbent must be physically able to perform essential job functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.



About Us: Johns Manville is a proud member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies, serving customers in more than 80 countries, supplying innovative products to the construction, aerospace, automotive, filtration and energy industries. With a more than 160-year legacy, we understand that our story continues to grow only with the right people saying, thinking and doing the right things. Make your story our story. Johns Manville believes diversity and inclusion in our workplace is critical for the long-term success of our company. We are committed to retaining, developing and attracting a diverse workforce that fosters an inclusive work environment in which all employees are treated with dignity and respect. This is the right thing to do for our employees, our company and our communities. Read More





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