Shaw Industries Inc Forklift Operator in Clinton, South Carolina

Job Title

Forklift Operator

Position Overview

ESSENTIAL DUTIES (considering job knowledge, job environment, effort, manipulative skill, judgment, safety knowledge, & responsibility):

Perform all duties using safe work methods.

Comply with corporate absenteeism and tardiness policy.

Work normally scheduled days adhering to starting and stopping times. Work overtime as required.

Inspect assigned job at the beginning of every shift.

Communicate any problem or concerns to the supervisor in a timely fashion.

Must actively participate in weekly clean-ups.

Maintain housekeeping standards.

Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Must be able to print tickets from the computer ensuring accuracy of the information.

Must be able to identify the appropriate wood species that are needed for the designated production run..

Must be able to safely maneuver a forklift at all times in compliance with established forklift certification procedures.

Must complete established daily forklift checks and maintain proper documentation.

Must immediately report any structural, mechanical, or other forklift defects to your forklift to your supervisor.

Must follow all policies and rules set by the company and handbook.


High School Diploma or GED preferred

Must be able to read and use a measuring tape.

Must be able to use a computer to print tickets.


Must be able to stand or sit for a full 8 to 10 hour shift.

Must be able to lift 25 lbs occasionally.

Requires repetitive lifting, pushing, and twisting motions.

Environmental Policy:

Plant H5 is committed to meeting or exceeding all environmental requirements by continuously reducing the impact on the surrounding environment through pollution prevention effort, including measuring our performance on the relevant internal objectives and targets.

Quality Policy: Plant H5 is committed to consistently providing superior products and services which meet or exceed customer expectations.


Must be able to work overtime if needed.

Must have the ability to work well with others.


Must complete orientation training session.

Must be willing to attended weekly and monthly safety/ production meetings.


Responsible for safety equipment issued including safety glasses, ear plugs and gloves.

Responsible for materials and supplies.

Must follow safety rules related to all equipment.


Must maintain a safe and clean work area at all times.

Must report any unsafe conditions to supervision.

Must report all accidents no matter how slight to supervisor immediately.

Must wear personal protective equipment at all times while in the designated areas.

Must comply with all plant and department safety rules and regulations.

Work Shift

8 hour, evening shift

Our Nation’s veterans bring an extraordinary array of skills and training to any position. Shaw actively works to understand how these skills can translate to our job categories.Shaw will consider an applicant’s military service and work experience when determining whether a candidate meets the requirements of a posted job. Shaw values Diversity & Inclusion. We are an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Veterans & Disabled.

Shaw Industries Group, Inc. is more than a flooring company – we are 22,000 people united in our vision of creating a better future for our customers, for our people, for our community and for our company. We provide carpet, resilient, hardwood, tile & stone, laminate, synthetic turf and other specialty items for residential and commercial markets worldwide. We meet diverse customer needs through an expansive portfolio of brands, including: Anderson Tuftex, COREtec, Patcraft, Philadelphia Commercial, Shaw Contract, Shaw Floors, Shaw Hospitality, Shaw Sports Turf, Southwest Greens, USFloors and more.

Headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, Shaw is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway with nearly $6 billion in annual revenue and representation throughout the U.S., as well as in Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, France, Great Britain, India, Mexico, Scotland, Singapore and the United Arab Emirates. For more information about our company brands, operations and community involvement, visit

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