• Location
    Lebanon, Pennsylvania
  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire
  • Salary
  • Category
    Warehouse - Forklift Driver

Job Title: Forklift Operator

Shift: 1st Rotating Schedule 6:00AM - 6:00PM

           2nd Rotating Schedule 6:00PM - 6:00AM

Payrate: $13.50

Location: Lebanon PA, 17046

Job Description: Production Operator – encompasses Batch making, Receiving, Filling Lines, Labeler Operator, Case Packer Operator and QC Lab. Each Employee must perform every job through Job Rotations.     



POSITION SUMMARY:  The Production Operator is an hourly employee within Valspar’s paint and coating plants.  Responsibilities may include following batch tickets, physically preparing and loading materials, and monitoring the production process.  The positions will rotate annually creating cross-functionality among production floor employees.



Follows batch ticket and other instructions to complete the paint and coating production or rework process.


Stages, prepares, lifts, and loads raw materials and other components required for the production process; may also utilize a computerized, mechanical, or automatic process to lift and/or load materials. 


Monitors and adjusts gauges, valves, switches, pumps, and other components according to production requirements; follows appropriate sampling techniques. 


Lifts and prepares items required for the filling, labeling, packaging, and transporting of products.


Operates a variety of computerized, manual, and mechanical equipment to mix, fill, unload, label pack, and store work-in-progress and finished goods.


Ensures compliance with operating policies and procedures to maintain a safe environment and efficient operations; may require the employee to wear safety equipment or gear, and some positions require wearing respirators. 


Completes appropriate paperwork and/or enters data regarding materials, work-in-progress, finished goods, and other operations to ensure records and actions are accurate. 


Assists with maintaining a clean and safe working environment and may perform various janitorial or housekeeping tasks.


Communicates with maintenance, quality control, warehousing, and other departments to maintain a safe and effective environment and to ensure quality products. 


Performs other duties as assigned.




Machine operation and/or three wheel stand up forklift experience.  2+ years’ experience within a manufacturing or production environment is preferred. 



High school graduate or equivalent education and experience. 



  • Following directions under limited supervision;
  • Ability to learn production and operational principles and practices;
  • Performing basic mathematical calculations;
  • Lifting and loading materials;
  • Complying with safety and operational guidelines, policies, and procedures;
  • Basic PC skills;
  • Communicating with co-workers to provide and receive direction.



Manufacturing environment and will be subject to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, gases, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures, and loud noises.



Positions in this class typically require: climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, typing, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.


Lifting up to 50 lbs.


Very Heavy Work: Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


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