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Forklift Service Operator

Company: Crown Cork & Seal USA, Inc.
Location: Mankato
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

About Crown:

CROWN Cork & Seal USA, Inc., a wholly owned company of Crown Holdings, Inc. is a global leader in the design, manufacture and sale of packaging products for consumer goods. -At Crown, we are passionate about helping our customers build their brands and connect with consumers -around the world. - -We do this by delivering innovative packaging that offers significant value for brand owners, retailers and consumers alike. With operations in 36 countries employing over 24,000 people and net sales of $8.3 -billion, we are uniquely positioned to bring best practices in quality and manufacturing to our customers to drive their businesses locally and globally. - Sustaining a leadership position requires us to build a team of highly talented, dedicated and driven individuals. -

Division Overview:

Crown's Beverage Division manufactures a variety of packaging solutions for soft drinks, craft beers, coffees, and teas as well as new energy drinks. Crown Beverage leads the packaging industry with innovative technologies that redefine how the world looks at beverage cans. With a large printable surface area and a wide range of sizes, shapes and decorating options, our aluminum cans are the perfect packaging format to create compelling brand presence where it counts. Here is your chance to join the Crown Beverage Division.


Mankato, MN

Position overview:

Starting pay is $24.8885 per hour and an additional 5% shift differential for night shift. -Our Mankato Plant is growing! -The Forklift Operator has primary responsibility to load, unload, store and deliver coils, in-process supplies, materials and finished product. This position's schedule aligns with our continuous operating schedule and works a 4 day on 4 day off 12 hour shift schedule. Shift times are 6am to 6pm and 6pm to 6am.
Duties And Responsibilities:

Reporting directly to Supervisor, Forklift Operator responsibilities would include, but not be limited to, the following: - - -

Service Production/Shipping areas with materials, supplies as needed. Move materials and finished product from location to location in departments as needed
Complete all required forms, spoilage, shipping reports, etc.
Store ends, plates, pallets, etc. by specification
Collect, weigh and record scrap and dispose of in designated containers
Perform forklift inspections and report any issues to Supervisor
Maintain proper housekeeping and safety - keep work area clean
Store materials in the proper places
Wrap and load pallets as required
Maintain/organize warehouse
Safely and efficiently operate a variety of tools to complete jobs accurately and to specifications
Perform spot checks on equipment to ensure proper working condition; service tools and equipment as needed and return damaged items for repair or replacement
Perform visual inspection of all pallets/materials, remove, replace and/or repair defective or damaged finished goods and/or materials prior to loading trucks
Palletize and band spoilage
Follows standard safety precautions; adheres to operators' instructions when using power tools; wears recommended protective equipment
Trains to support shipping dock when necessary
Position dock loading plate for unloading or loading materials when necessary
Unload and load materials from the truck when necessary
Performs other job-related duties as required or assigned



In addition to the specific responsibilities listed above, the ideal candidate will possess the following:


Minimum Requirements

Previous forklift experience required
Must be able to drive a 30,000 lb capacity forklift and maintain certification
Must understand and follow plant quality procedures




Mechanical Capacity
Technical Capacity
Problem Solving/Analysis
Strategic Thinking

Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the associate is -frequently required to stand; walk; bend, stoop, use hands, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms
The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; and smell
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus


-Working Conditions

Will be required to perform job duties in a factory setting.
While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicular traffic
The noise level is very loud. -Significant hearing protection is needed.
Some work in small confined areas is required. -


-*Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.



Crown offers competitive pay, bonus, comprehensive benefits including free company paid health insurance for employees as well as excellent retirement package including a pension and company matched 401(k).



Take the next step in your career and apply online today at . - -


Keywords: Crown Cork & Seal USA, Inc., Minneapolis , Forklift Service Operator, Professions , Mankato, Minnesota

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