Job Description

Carpenter Co. has an immediate openings for an Operator A in our Fiber Department (2:00pm-10:30pm) at our Tupelo manufacturing plant. This position is responsible for efficient and safe transporting of unfinished and/or finished product or material by use of equipment, machines, computers and paperwork. The Operator A communicates with the department supervisor, department operators and production personnel involving the need to transport supplies and finished product(s) to and from department on request.  This position maintains a well-organized storage area that is safely stacked and properly labeled to achieve the necessary results to meet production and shipping schedules.  This position works in a normal manufacturing/warehouse environment with constant exposure to temperature changes. 

  Position Description

  • Operate powered industrial forklifts to pick up, move, or unload material in support of Fiber operations, as necessary, from production area and the loading docks.
  • Pull raw/finished materials from inventory/stock area and load into bale opener machines.
  • Properly label all fiber finished material for future use.
  • Operate a forklift in confined areas where other forklifts are operating and where employees are walking and working.
  • Follow the Fiber department layout plan for proper storage locations.
  • Able to read and completely understand the labeling process.
  • Perform housekeeping on equipment and surrounding work area.
  • Perform weekly/monthly inventory, as required by location.

 Requirements and Experience

  • High school education or GED.
  • Prior experience in manufacturing environment.
  • Prior experience driving a sit down forklift.
  • Able to read and completely understand the labeling process.
  • Must have basic reading writing, and math skills.


Carpenter Co. offers a comprehensive benefits package including excellent health insurance, generous profit sharing plan, and much more. We offer long-term career opportunities for our employees in a stable industry and clean working environment. We also offer tuition reimbursement to our employees after 1 year of service. To learn more, check us out at

Shift Hours:2:00pm- 10:30pm normal schedule

Important Note:

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.