Sit down Forklift Operator (McKinney, Tx)

  • Job Reference: 425083443-2
  • Date Posted: 17 November 2021
  • Recruiter: ENCORE WIRE
  • Location: Sherman, Texas
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

$250 Sign-on after training and $250 for referrals!

Encore Wire is one of the nation's top copper and aluminum wire manufacturers, outfitting residential, commercial and industrial spaces across the US for a customer base that would blow your mind! Producing over $1 billion of wire every year, with over 1,300 employees and almost 3 million sq. ft. of manufacturing space under our roof, we want to continue our history of growth. Encore is seeking individuals who have experience utilizing the Sit-down Forklift. In this role, you will be responsible for pulling orders or transporting materials and supplies within the 430-acre campus to support our Logistics and Production teams.

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Shift: Hiring for 3rd shift. Overnight Differential Pay!

Overtime opportunities available. Pays 1.5x




Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Pulling large orders for shipment. Able to create pallets based on order needs
  • Loads or unloads trucks or be asked to supply production areas with product or remove finished goods to a specified storage area
  • Moves or stacks different products or materials to specified locations in a safe manner
  • Performs routine post and pre inspections to ensure suitable working nature or forklift equipment.
  • Stacks empty pallets, reels, etc.
  • Complies with safety policies, practices and procedures according to OSHA
  • Reports all unsafe activities to supervisor and/or safety team
  • Maintain consistent and reliable attendance
  • Essential functions and responsibilities will also include following supervisor's directions and the additional requirements of the various jobs assigned.


Knowledge Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to perform Essential Duties and Responsibilities listed above
  • Must be able to safely move full and empty pallets with forklift in working area
  • Identify when required routine maintenance may be needed
  • 1 year of Forklift experience required
  • Experience moving large loads
  • Reliable Attendance


Work Environment & Physical Responsibilities:

Duties are performed in a loud production setting subject to extreme temperatures. Some duties may be required to be performed outside. Comfortable with repetitive movement, kneeling, crouching and stooping. Requires using hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls. Requires lifting up to 50 pounds while bending, twisting and/or standing.

Benefits Details:

In addition to stable employment and weekly paychecks, we offer a world-class benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance, on-site clinic that your family can utilize, Chaplain services, 401(k) matching (setting you up for retirement), vacation time, Employee Health Fair and company-wide cookouts.

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Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $800.00 - $1,000.00 per week


  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 12 hour shift
  • Night shift
  • Overtime


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No

Work Location: One location