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Shaw Industries Inc Lift Truck Operator - 3rd Shift in Dalton, Georgia

Job Title

Lift Truck Operator - 3rd Shift

Position Overview

Position Overview

To safely transport carpet rolls from conveyor dumps to specific trailers or bin locations and from bin locations to specific trailers


Retrieve roll from conveyor dump or bin location

Use RF unit to determine destination for roll

Place roll in specified location (bin or trailer)

Tape holes or loose ends in the plastic covering the roll

Take lift truck to battery station for battery replacement as needed

Raise/Lower dock plate

Use orange cone system for full or empty trailers

Adhere to normal work schedule

Work necessary overtime

Comply with company absenteeism/tardiness policy


Must be able to read, write and understand information on shipping labels and roll tags

Must be able to perform simple math – add, subtract, multiply, divide

Must be able to mount/dismount lift truck frequently during the shift

Must be watchful during battery changing process to ensure safety for battery changer

Must be able to sit on lift truck for entire shift

Must be able to manually rotate carpet roll on lift truck pole to ensure flap is on top

Must successfully pass vision test

Work Shift

8 hour, night shift

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