Forklift Operator in Sturtevant, WI at Mauser Packaging Solutions

Date Posted: 10/6/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Mauser Packaging Solutions is a global leader in solutions and services across the packaging lifecycle, providing large and small metal, plastic, fiber and hybrid packaging worldwide to companies in industries from food, beverage, personal care and pharmaceuticals to chemicals, petrochemicals, agrochemicals and paints. Bringing together the very best of its four legacy companies— BWAY, MAUSER Group, NCG and ICS—Mauser Packaging Solutions offers its customers true sustainability at scale.

Pay is based on skills/experience. Starting rate is $13.50 - $16.00 per hour.

Plant operations are 24/7 with a continuous twelve (12) hour shift schedule. Qualified candidates must be flexible to work day shift (5:50am – 6:00pm) or night shift (5:50pm – 6:00am).

Position Summary:

The Forklift Operator (Material Handler) is responsible for supporting plant production needs for daily operation. The Forklift Operator will maintain production and distribution of product and raw materials by pulling from inventory, delivering material to production lines and staging finished product.  



  • Work with little to no supervision
  • Always work in a safe manner and wear proper PPE
  • Bring any unsafe condition to Shipping or Shift Supervisor’s attention
  • Able to recognize can defects and understand the importance of good quality
  • Follow all applicable standard operating procedures in a timely fashion
  • Load, unload and move materials used in the production of aerosol cans
  • Use forklift to supply line with components or plate as needed to complete production requirements
  • Maintain forklifts and complete proper inspections
  • Maintain automatic wrappers and banders and conveyor system
  • Remove finished goods from designated staging area for placement in stacked rows of warehouse or shipping areas per customer requirements or other instruction
  • Participate in physical inventory activities
  • Properly fill out all required paperwork
  • Operate palletizers or other equipment as needed
  • Give breaks in production departments as required
  • Assist other production or quality areas as needed and complete other duties as assigned

Job Requirements


  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • One (1) to three (3) years of experience operating a sit-down forklift
  • Forklift Certification required prior to operating forklift
  • Experience in a manufacturing setting
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and comprehension skills
  • Basic math and measurement skills
  • Basic understanding of industrial equipment
  • Ability to solve practical problems or troubleshoot basic problems on machines
  • Ability to use a variety of common hand tools
  • Basic mechanical abilities
  • Must be willing to work overtime, including weekends and off-shifts as required
  • Understands quality, PPE requirements, safety, and the importance of complying with safety policies and procedures


Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk. The employee is required to stand for long periods of time, use arms and hands to feel or reach, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl on occasion, talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and move up to 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee may work with materials that could irritate eyes, skin and breathing. Appropriate personal protective equipment is required. The employee will be working near and/or with high-speed automated equipment. This may cause risk of injury if safety procedures are not followed. The work environment is often noisy and hearing protection is required.




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