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Shaw Industries Inc Lift Truck Operator I Night Shift | $15.97 in Columbia, South Carolina

Job Title

Lift Truck Operator I Night Shift | $15.97

Position Overview

The LTO is responsible for facilitating the smooth operation of the department.


Load customer deliveries using a forklift.

Unload raw materials using a forklift.

Operate pack-out scales for lump waste and soft waste.

Inspect, sign-off, and check out Lift Truck daily.

Maintain housekeeping standards in assigned areas throughout the shift.

Change battery in forklift when required.

Comply with the tube handling requirements.

Maintain yarn inventory for Extrusion Operators.

Transfer inventory from Warehouse to Extrusion Departments.

Maintain used paper tube area.

Ensure proper lag time, per 8S Extrusion Warehouse.

Return yarn to inventory as needed.

Ensure that all waste is weighed, baled, ticketed and recorded daily.

Make separate bales for Sweeps and Machine waste.

Identify cages needing repair.

Communicate with on shift supervisor/lead regarding any changes, problems or concerns.

Perform all daily job assignments using safe work methods.

Comply with corporate absenteeism and tardiness policy.

Work normally scheduled days adhering to starting and stopping times. Work overtime as required.

Perform other duties as assigned by Supervisor.


Be able to operate a Powered Industrial Truck.

Ability to sit, stand or walk for eight (8) to twelve (12) hours.

Ability to bend, stoop, squat, lift, carry and reach occasionally.

Ability to get on and off a forklift multiple times throughout the shift.

Ability to lift and carry packages weighing up to twenty-five (25) pounds frequently.

Ability to distinguish between colors.

Ability to pass vision screening.

Must possess good interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.

Must have at least 2 years of forklift driving experience.

Must have basic computer skills.

Must be able to work holidays, weekends and overtime as required.

Hours: 7 pm - 7 am

Work Shift

8 hour, night shift

Shaw is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. It is our policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote individuals in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or any other legally protected status.

As we continue to monitor the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), we might determine the need to postpone in-person interviews to ensure the health and safety of our associates, candidates, and the community. In this case, we can accommodate with a phone or video interview, and will schedule an in-person interview for a later date. The method by which you interview does not impact your standing as a candidate for this position.

Shaw Industries Group, Inc. is more than a flooring company – we are 22,000 people united in our vision of creating a better future for our customers, for our people, for our community and for our company. We provide carpet, resilient, hardwood, tile & stone, laminate, synthetic turf and other specialty items for residential and commercial markets worldwide. We meet diverse customer needs through an expansive portfolio of brands, including: Anderson Tuftex, COREtec, Patcraft, Philadelphia Commercial, Shaw Contract, Shaw Floors, Shaw Hospitality, Shaw Sports Turf, Southwest Greens, USFloors and more.

Headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, Shaw is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway with nearly $6 billion in annual revenue and representation throughout the U.S., as well as in Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, France, Great Britain, India, Mexico, Scotland, Singapore and the United Arab Emirates. For more information about our company brands, operations and community involvement, visit

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