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Forklift Operator

PurposeBuilt Brands

PurposeBuilt Brands

Manchester, TN, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2024

The Forklift Operator is responsible for picking, staging and returning raw materials to and from production lines. The Forklift Operator will be responsible for accurate and timely transactions of label material movements into Syspro (Enterprise Resource Planning system).


  • Complete & document daily forklift inspections.
  • Move material to/from stock to manufacturing lines using a pick ticket
  • Accurately transact all material movements real time into Syspro.
  • Continuous replenishment of raw material to manufacturing ensuring no stoppage in the manufacturing process.
  • Remove finished good pallets from manufacturing lines, shrink wrap and stage in the appropriate area.
  • At completion of production run, clear manufacturing lines of all raw material.
  • Accurately count material returning to stock, attach a “COUNTED” sticker with updated quantity, initial and date.
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization throughout building including pallet organization, emptying of dumpsters and loading of recyclable material into dunnage trailer.
  • Be in constant communication with manufacturing Line Operators to understand their needs and status of current and future jobs.
  • Movement of inventory and non-inventory pallets to ensure efficient operations.
  • Perform accurate Cycle Counts and any requested counts.
  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Knowledge, SKILLS, AND Abilities:

  • Proficient with data entry into an ERP system and Microsoft Office Suite (including Excel).
  • Ability to work as a team and independently.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Ability to perform all tasks while continuously standing.
  • Ability to work quickly, efficiently and accurately while ensuring quality.

EDUCATION: High School Diploma or equivalent


  • 1-2 years’ experience in material handling in a manufacturing environment.
  • Forklift certified (or eligible).

Physical Requirements

  • Extended periods of standing.
  • Frequently moves items weighing up to 50 pounds.

WORK LOCATION: Manchester, Tennessee

Employment Status: Full Time

Travel required: None