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Kenansville, NC, US

Forklift Operator 3rd shift


Under the direction of the Materials Manager, this person is responsible for store/retrieve finished fabric, and load trailers for shipment.



This is a representative sample -- not to imply a complete listing of all responsibilities and tasks.

  • Follow all safety standards
  • Store finished fabric- Use lift truck to move cartons or wrapped rolls from packing storage in warehouse, use portable computer/scanners to record bin locations
  • Retrieve finished fabric- get pull sheet and use lift truck to move fabric from bins to staging area
  • Use Pallets and hand Strapper to unitize cartons as required
  • Use stretch wrap machine to unitize wrapped rolls as required
  • Use lift truck to move finished fabric from staging area to over-the road trailer
  • Assis with manual handling of individual rolls
  • Perform necessary housekeeping duties
  • Perform other duties assigned by the Warehouse Supervisor
  • Other duties as assigned




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.



  • Understanding of textile manufacturing methods
  • Problem solving skills with
  • PC skills to include MS Excel/Word, PowerPoint and Basics
  • Effective business communication; basic report writing methods and techniques; correct English usage, including spelling, grammar and punctuation






  • Read, write, and speak and understand in English, in order to interpret documents such as specifications, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, reports, business correspondence, regulatory and procedure manuals
  • Add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
  • Ability to record numbers on required paperwork
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with co-workers, Supervisors and Managements. Work independently with little or no supervision and be a team player
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form
  • Meet behaviors established in Company performance management and development process.
  • Effectively organize, set priorities, schedule assigned work; oversee multiple and rapidly changing priorities
  • Pay attention to detail
  • Effectively execute tasks
  • Ability to use a computer and Microsoft Office programs
  • Communicate effectively





  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and six months to one-year position-related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Required physical demands are as follows:

  • Frequent hand, finger and wrist movement to handle or feel objects, tools or controls
  • Requires standing (80%) and walking (10%)
  • The employee frequently is required to talk, listen/use hearing, stand, walk, stoop, kneel or crouch, and/or use repetitive hand motions
  • The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance
  • Constantly lift up to 10 pounds, may frequently lift up to 20 pounds, and occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job

  • Constantly work under tight time constraints
  • Occasionally work mandatory overtime
  • May occasionally have exposures to extreme wet and/or humid conditions, heat/cold temperatures, and loud machine/equipment
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to vibration, fumes or airborne particles



Required during production duties:

  • Eye protection


  • Hearing Protection


  • Steel toe/ Non-Slip shoes


  • Reflective Vest (where applicable)





The above job profile does not include all essential and nonessential duties of this job. Other job duties may be assigned as needed. All employees with disabilities are encouraged to contact the Human Resources Department to review and discuss the essential and nonessential functions of the job. The employee with a disability can evaluate the job in greater detail to determine if she/he can safely perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodation.


Job profiles are not intended, nor should they be construed to be, an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, tasks, skills, efforts, working conditions or similar behaviors, attributes or requirements associated with a job. A job profile is not a comprehensive job description. It is intended for the sole purpose of acquainting a person who is unfamiliar with such position with a brief overview of the position's general direction and scope.

Lear Corporation is an EEO/Affirmative Action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status in accordance with law.