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Forklift Operator

Company: Quanex Building Products
Location: Bowling Green
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Job Description:

Forklift Operator


$19/hr, plus $2000 new hire bonus, see details below

What’s attractive about the Forklift Operator?

$2000 Hiring Bonus for FT New Hires
Fast-Paced Environment
Great Teamwork
The company LIVES its values
Company benefits include medical, dental, vision, tuition assistance, disability insurance, 401k and Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Vacation – just to name a few!
Expected Salary Range: $15.50 to $17.50 for Night shift plus the 12% Shift Differential

Company Overview:

Quanex has been in business nearly 90 years. We have a history of strong financial performance and have been recognized as a leader in the building products industry. It has been our goal to consistently deliver high-quality, innovative building product solutions that set our customers apart. The exceptional contribution of our employees is a key part of our success, and it’s the reason we want to attract and retain passionate employees who share our goals and values.

Woodcraft Industries, a subsidiary of Quanex, is the Nation’s largest manufacturer of hardwood kitchen cabinet components in the world. We provide a variety of kitchen, bath and other residential components to both manufacturers and suppliers.

 What’s Expected of the Forklift Operator?

To operate industrial truck(s) to transport materials to and from work areas, machines and loading docks in a safe and efficient manner to meet production requirements.


This description represents the most significant job duties but does not exclude other work duties that may be assigned as needed.

-Receives job assignments, instructions and related documentation from supervisor/team lead.
-Maintains the work area in a neat and orderly condition in compliance with 5S standards.
-Follows all safety procedures, rules, and guidelines; and notifies the supervisor/team lead of any existing or potential safety issues or malfunctions.
-Follows all standard operating procedures and notifies the supervisor of potential procedural improvements.
-Delivers materials to appropriate work centers or storage areas before they run out. Stages materials in a logical, safe fashion.
-Conducts required preventative maintenance/inspection on forklifts.
-Meets or exceeds production standards for the position.
-Accurately, thoroughly, and legibly completes all documentation related to this position; i.e., production reports, accurate time keeping, etc.
-Monitors products constantly to ensure that quality standards are being met, and rejects product that does not meet quality standards.
-Promotes teamwork by cooperating and supporting co-workers.
-Communicates accurately and efficiently with co-workers to determine their needs and with other departments and management.
-Assists in physical inventory as needed. Enters inventory into computer as needed.
-Assists other material handlers and in other areas when the workload permits or requires.


-High school education or equivalent preferred (not required)
-Previous experience driving propane or diesel forklift 
-At least 6 months experience working in a production, manufacturing or warehouse environment
-Ability to perform repetitive work requiring high levels of concentration
-Ability to lift 25 pounds
-Displays a positive attitude and a strong desire to learn and grow
-Ability to work in fast paced environment
-Ability to pass OSHA required testing

Work Schedule: 7:00 pm to 5:30 am Mon- Thur with overtime on Friday as needed.

NOTE:  For individuals with nut allergies, please be advised that there is the potential to be exposed to nut products when working in our facilities.

REM-03 WS-03

Shift start: 7:00PM
Shift length: 10.5 hours
Night Shift Only - 7pm-5:30am Mon-Thurs +overtime on Fridays

  • Health, dental, vision insurance
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) plan

  • Must pass drug screen
  • Must pass background check
  • Can lift 20 lbs
  • Must be at least 18+ years old

$2000 new hire incentive

$500 after 3 months and 6 months, $1000 after 1 year

About Quanex Building Products

Quanex Building Products Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides components for the fenestration industry worldwide. It operates through three segments: North American Engineered Components, European Engineered Components, and North American Cabinet Components. The company offers flexible insulating glass spacers; extruded vinyl profiles; window and door screens; cabinet doors and other components for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in the kitchen and bathroom cabinet industry; and precision-formed metal and wood products, as well as solar panel sealants, trim moldings, vinyl decking and fencing products, water retention barriers, and conservatory roof components.

Keywords: Quanex Building Products, Bowling Green , Forklift Operator, Other , Bowling Green, Kentucky

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