Sanding 120 Forklift Operator I (Unilin US MDF)



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The SandingForklift Driver performs various job functions to support the operation of the Sandingdepartment.  The duties range from cleaning the Sanding area to moving materials in and around the Sanding Department


  • Unload material from the Book Saw and prepare it for shipment or deliver it to the Sanding packaging area. Verify that it is labeled correctly. 
  • Perform quality checks in accordance with Unilin procedures and notify the Sanding Team Leader of any discrepancies.
  • Re-package finished pallets of material that are damaged or incorrectly packaged for shipment or delivery to another work center.
  • Read, understand, and follow packaging instructions for material being packaged.
  • Assist in product changeovers, belt changes, and blade changes on the sanding line.
  • Clean the Sanding area.
  • Load and unload empty pallets that the on the book saw, sanding in-feed and grade bin.
  • Safely empty trash and waste hoppers are emptied as they are filled.
  • Assist other work centers with cleaning or packaging as directed by the Sanding Team Leader.
  • Locate supplies needed to perform any of the above functions and notify the Sanding Team Leader of any shortages of materials.
  • Successfully complete forklift training
  • Obey all safety requirements and operate lift in a safe and efficient manner
  • Communicate any problems or ideas that you have to the Sanding Team Leader.
  • Observes safe work practices in compliance with the safety policy
  • Perform other tasks as directed by the Sanding Team Leader

Please Note : This is a rotating day Shift position, 6 am - 6 pm

We anticipate this job opening to  be filled the first week of January 2017


1 yr experience in a manufacturing setting.


Operate a 120 or smaller forklift for extended periods of time. 

Get on and off the forklift repeatedly.

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Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs frequently and up to 80 lbs occasionally.

Must be able to push or pull 50 lbs frequently and up to 80 lbs occasionally.

Must be able to make repetitive motions involving twisting and turning.

Must be able to walk and/or stand for extended periods of time on concrete.

Must be able to kneel and bend over frequently.

Must be able to climb on and work around machinery resulting in awkward or uncomfortable positions.

Must be able to use hand tools frequently.

Must be able to work in varying temperatures up to 110 degrees and dusty environment.

Must be able to climb vertical ladders, multiple flights of stairs and work off elevated surfaces.

Must not have any limitations in regards to working in confined spaces or wearing a respirator for extended periods of time.

Must be able to sit and drive forklift on uneven driving surface.

Must have vision of 20/50 with corrective lenses if needed.



EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled


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