Forklift Operator Wanted in Martinsville, VA

Starting/training rate: $15.65/hr, certified rate: $18.12/hr, typically certified in 3-4 weeks

Occupational Summary

Requires full range of motion including eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity. Ability to lift up to 60 pounds on a continuous basis.

Work Performed

  • Move raw materials: pellet boxes, felt rolls, fiber bales
  • Move WIP: empty pallets and loaded pallets as small as 4’x4′ and as large as 53′ x 8′(pallets of this size require 2 forklift operators)
  • Load finished product on truck to be shipped out
  • Use walkie rider to move pallets
  • Wrap pallets for shipping
  • Operator will retrieve materials for the line, set up rolls, get empty pallets, restack unused pallets back in the yard, and move loaded pallets.
  • Operator will need to take trash outside to the open top dumpster
  • Operator must keep items that are moved neat and organized
  • Assist line with stacking liner when not using forklift
  • Monitor liner quality during production run
  • Help refill propane tanks
  • Report any safety/quality problems to supervisor immediately.
  • Work in a safe manner at all times by following the company safety policies and procedures.
  • Maintain a clean work environment.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to work described herein.

Job Type:

Salary: $15.65 – $18.12 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Vision insurance

10-12 hour shift

Experience: Forklift: 2 years (Required)

Location: Martinsville, VA

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