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Shaw Industries Inc Home Centers Lift Truck Operator - 2nd Shift in United States

Job Title

Home Centers Lift Truck Operator - 2nd Shift

Position Overview

Job DescriptionEssential Duties:

Receiving a pull task with information on the hard surface/carpet tile material to be pulled and retrieving the correct material with a lift truck.

Transporting a pallet by forklift to and from locations.

Complete paperwork as required.

Wrap and band hard surface/carpet tile materials prepared on pallets. Prepare and package miscellaneous items in boxes for shipment.

Tape and repair any damaged packaging.

Attendance is an essential function of the job you must comply with the corporate absenteeism and tardiness policy.

Must adhere to our normal work schedule, i.e. starting and stopping times, and where applicable rotating days.

Must assist in keeping the shipping/receiving area clean.

Must be able to read, write, and comprehend shipping documents, bin locations, and store orders.

Must be able to perform simple mathematics (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division).

Will train to operate all hard surface/carpet tile powered industrial equipment.

Will work with the rebuilding of pallets and in product rework (as required).

Train on breaking down and building of hard surface/carpet tile pallets.

Must be able to work necessary overtime including weekends.

Must be able to see small numbers and words as displayed on the computer screen.

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to meet Ergonomic requirements for power industrial trucks (on and off the truck and able to reach all controls, pedals and computer screen)

Must be able to sit on the lift/turret truck for the entire shift.

Must be able to stand on order picker/standup lift for the entire shift.

Must be able to mount/dismount lift trucks on an average 15 times per hour.

Must pass eye exams given by the company nurse.

Must be able to work in a warehouse environment that may be hot or cold.

Ability to reach into the rack and pick a box off of a front stack of boxes, while maintaining both feet on the floor of turret truck.

Ability to operate turret truck (while standing) of heights exceeding 25’ for the entire shift.

Maintain a defined productivity rate.

Work Shift

8 hour, evening 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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