Material Handler (Forklift)
Sonoco Metal Packaging

Columbus, Ohio

Posted in Manufacturing and Production


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Job Info


Pay $22.54 - $25.33 per hours plus shift diff

Schedule: 4/4

Shift: Days/ Nights

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Operate forklift during routine performance of duties.
  • Unload, receive, inspect and stage raw materials, scrap, packaging materials, chemicals and other supplies.
  • Remove finished products from the production areas ensuring proper identification, banding and labeling to meet customer specifications.
  • Responsible for replenishing supplies in assigned areas.
  • Review warehouse production planning schedule to determine duties for shipping and receiving.
  • Ensure finished goods are properly documented for shipment.
  • Stage and load finished goods and materials in accordance with warehouse and production planning schedule.
  • Coordinate all processed scrap materials at bins and hoppers. Band and store materials. Load trucks as necessary.
  • Conduct inspection of and routine preventative maintenance on assigned equipment.
  • Conduct inspection of materials used for packaging and inspects trailers and air bags.
  • Communicate to management any machine malfunctions.
  • Perform record keeping duties as required under the direction of management.
  • Communicate pertinent information to next shift.
  • Perform clean-up, painting and housekeeping duties as needed.
  • Comply with environmental regulations when using, dispensing, or handling hazardous and non-hazardous materials and wastes.
  • Establish and maintain effective work relationships within the department, the plant and the company. Includes ability to handle stress and to interact with others so as to establish and maintain a positive and productive work environment and minimize personal conflicts.

At Sonoco Metal Packaging, we offer a comprehensive total rewards package including competitive pay and benefits package options that include:

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Paid vacation, sick time and holidays to recreate and rejuvenate and care for the health of yourself and family
  • A 401(k) retirement plan with company match
  • A variety of company paid and voluntary insurance plans including life, personal accident and disability insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement plan

Sonoco Metal Packaging is proud to provide equal employment opportunity to individuals regardless of race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, protected disability or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal or local law.

  • Broad training in a related field usually acquired through high school education, General Education Development (GED), or through equivalent work experience
  • Job related experience for 1-2 year(s) minimum
  • Ability to pass an approved forklift test.
  • Works in a manufacturing environment.
  • This position is exposed to occupational hazards, including but not limited to, high noise levels, physical obstacles, exposure to chemicals, etc.
  • Must wear appropriate safety glasses, hearing protection, clothing and footwear in appropriate areas and follow safety practices.

Working knowledge of the following areas:

  • forklift maintenance and operation
  • rules and regulations for handling batteries or LP gas tanks
  • knowledge of terminology of assigned equipment.

Customer Focus - Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in services; acts with customer in mind; establish and maintain effective relationships, gains their trust and respect.

"Sonoco Metal Packaging is the leading supplier of sustainable metal packaging for food and household products and the largest aerosol manufacturer in North America.

Previously Ball Metalpack we're a company with 130 years of experience, and we're proud to continue our legacy as an industry leader in innovative, next-generation packaging solutions.

We strongly believe that a diverse work team and inclusive culture drive better business results. We invite people of all backgrounds, beliefs and perspectives to consider joining our 1,100+ team members in one of our 9 locations across the U.S. heartland."
Sonoco Metal Packaging is a Lean Manufacturing System environment.


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