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

Job Title

Lift Truck Operator - 3rd Shift

Position Overview


Moving materials from manufacturing lines or storage locations to WIP areas or other assigned areas.

Recording storage locations on the interplant transfer (IPT) next to appropriate product numbers.

Daily completion of lift truck check sheets.

Remove, collect and properly dispose of shipping materials including pallets, straps, cardboard, and bolsters.

Strap and package finished goods and work in process (WIP) as needed.

Operate floor sweeper when needed.

Assist with performing inventory cycle counts as needed.

Changing lift truck or other PIT batteries as needed.

Assist in keeping the entire facility clean.

Performing the duties of other LTO’s when necessary.

Maintaining a neat and orderly work space.

Operate baler in recycling of raw materials.

Safely complete other assigned duties as needed.


Must have the ability to perform basic reading, writing, and math.

Must be able to pass a color blindness and vision test.

Must be familiar with current computer systems and software.

Must be able to operate a lift truck once trained.

Must be able to mount and dismount lift truck up to 100 times a day.

Must have adequate depth perception.

Must be able to withstand changes in temperature and humidity.

Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds

Must be able to sit for 12-hours a day.

Must complete yearly LTO recertification program.

Must comply with all required OSHA, SAFE, and plant specific safety rules and regulations.


Previous experience operating powered industrial machinery for 12+ months

Work Shift

8 hour, night shift

Our Nation’s veterans bring an extraordinary array of skills and training to any position. Shaw actively works to understand how these skills can translate to our job categories.Shaw will consider an applicant’s military service and work experience when determining whether a candidate meets the requirements of a posted job. Shaw values Diversity & Inclusion. We are an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Veterans & Disabled.

Shaw Industries is more than a flooring company - we are 20,000 people united in our vision of creating a better future for our customers, for our people, for our community and for our company. Our ability to supply products and services to residential and commercial markets worldwide depends on a constant look ahead. Through leadership and skills training, opportunities across multiple career paths, and a collaborative team environment, we are preparing our associates for the opportunities and challenges of tomorrow. Headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, Shaw Industries is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. with $5 billion in sales and representation throughout the US as well as in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, France, India, Mexico, Singapore, United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.

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