Job Description

Back Stack - Material Handler

Carpenter Co has an immediate opening for a third shift Material Handler (forklift operator) at our Riverside, CA manufacturing plant reporting to the Back Stack Supervisor. This position is responsible for efficient and safe transportation of unfinished and/or finished product or material by use of equipment, machines, computers and paperwork. The Material Handler will have daily communication with department supervisor, department operators and production personnel involving the need to transport supplies and finished product(s) to and from the department on request. This position works in a normal manufacturing environment with exposure to temperature changes and different noise levels in the plant.  Major challenges involve safely operating a forklift to stack large items and labeling finished product with speed and precision.  


 Position Description

  1. Operate powered industrial trucks (forklift) to pick up, move, or load material in support of Pouring operations, as necessary, from production area and from the unloading docks.
  2. Pull raw/finished materials from inventory/stock area.
  3. Follow the Pouring department layout plan for proper storage locations.
  4. Able to read and completely understand the chemical labeling process.
  5. Perform housekeeping on equipment and surrounding work area.
  6. Read and write English.

Requirements and Experience

  • Major duties and responsibilities of the job can be satisfactorily performed with a high school education or GED.
  • Prior experience driving a forklift is REQUIRED.
  • Must have basic reading, writing, and math skills.
  • Basic computer knowledge.


Third shift: M-F, 6:00 pm - 2:30 am, with OT as needed.


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.

Carpenter Co. conducts pre-employment drug testing on all applicants that receive and accept a written offer of employment.