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Forklift Operator

Company: Shiloh Industries, Inc.
Location: Canton
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:


Responsible for all aspects of the set-up and operation of the welding equipment used in the production of high-quality welded parts. Monitors welding process and maintains accurate documentation to ensure product confirms to customer requirements. The position will be on second shift and eligible for a 5% shift premium.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Verify job set-up to schedule
  • Verify equipment on hand to perform job function
  • Assist with job changeovers
  • Print required paperwork, set-ups and routings
  • Remove and tag scrap per company policy (parts and re-shear)
  • Tag Tracking System management
  • MPCS management
  • FIFO inventory - WIP and finished goods
  • Keep laser lines loaded with the proper WIP material
  • Move finished goods material to the proper location and stack as needed
  • Band/wrap (paper) pallets per customer requirements
  • Learn to run all laser lines as back-up operator
  • Inspect product as per instructions & routings
  • Verify process set-up in accordance to set-up sheets
  • Complete necessary record on documentation relating to inspection, TPM, job set-up and other required paperwork
  • Responsible for product quality

Supervisory Responsibilities

This person is not responsible for supervising others.

Education and/or Experience

High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to operate mobile equipment (fork truck) 5,000 to 30,000 lbs capacity

Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations

Lock-Out / Tag-Out certification

Additional Competencies

  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language
  • Must be able to understand basic math and have the ability to use a calculator and tape measure (metric / standard tolerancing)
  • Must be able to make good judgment decisions concerning parts, quality, etc.
  • Strong leadership, teamwork and communication skills

Physical Demands

The physical demands of this job include walking, sitting, standing, bending, squatting, twisting and climbing throughout the day. Lifting up to 40 lbs is often required. May be required to push scrap with a resistance of 40 lbs as well.

Work Environment

While performing this job, the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) is required. This includes safety glasses with side shields, gloves, hearing protection, and arm guards pulled up above the elbows.

Environment is a typical manufacturing facility where noise levels from stamping presses can be excessive. Regular exposure to the elements is expected, cold in the winter and heat in the summer.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

This job description will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity. All job functions are subject to modification.

Keywords: Shiloh Industries, Inc., Canton , Forklift Operator, Other , Canton, Michigan

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