Checker Loader ( Forklift Operator)

Job Description

Carpenter Co. is now hiring for a Forklift Operator at our Salt Lake City, UT branch.


Responsible for performing last check of products that are to be loaded on the trailers to ensure proper packaging per customer specifications.

Communicate with supervisors and department personal daily. Especially communicate any deviations like backorders to department management immediately. Work in various weather conditions is required. Major challenges include quality checks, correct labeling, correct packaging, and lot code traceability, before loading onto trailers.

On the job training is provided. Some computer experience needed. General knowledge of plant operations is a must

Essential duties are as follows:

Follow Carpenter Co. safety policies.

Perform pre/post Forklift daily check list.

Trailer check out sheet on each load going out.

Ensure all products being loaded are to customer speciation’s.

Use the scan gun to record all lot codes for traceability.

Move needed materials to and from production area.

Load trailers from orders placed by customer to meet their expectations.

Keep inventory straight and always ship FIFO (first in, first out).

Track finished product coming out of production for counts and part numbers.

Sweep out trailers as needed, keep areas around dock doors clean.

Other duties as assigned.

Drug Testing Required.

No phone calls or agencies, please.

Carpenter Co. is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or other legally protected characteristic.