Job Description

Carpenter Co is currently seeking a detail oriented individual to join our Conover, NC plant as a Forklift Operator - 2nd shift in our Bedding Department.

Job Summary:

Operator forklift to transport various types of materials through the production area.

Position Scope:

  • Communicates with all levels of supervision, management, and co-workers within the department.
  • Works in a normal production environment with exposure to temperature changes and safety hazards associated with the proper operation of forklift.
  • Major challenge of the position includes operating a forklift in a safe and efficient manner.


High school diploma or GED.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be able to pass forklift certification program and maintain certification to operate a forklift.
  • Basic reading, writing, and math skills.
  • Some computer skills needed.

Essential Functions:

  • Pull and deliver needed foam buns from warehouse area to cutting saws based on order schedule.
  • Transport unused foam buns back to the warehouse area, making sure they are properly labeled and placed neatly and organized.
  • Remove trim foam bales, transport, weigh, document, and place bale in the designated trim area.
  • Transport packaged materials (crates, boxes, pallets, etc.) to shipping docks, scanned and manifested, and placed on trailers for delivery.