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Forklift LTO Operator $20+

Company: Owens Corning
Location: Fort Smith
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:


Owens Corning, global in scope - human in scale.We're an international company, with solid roots in Fort Smith, Arkansas, and we've got opportunities for a few dynamic people to join our local team.


Competitive compensation, quarterly bonus plan, and a substantial benefits package including insurance (medical/dental/vision/life/disability/supplemental offerings), 401k(company contribution regardless of employee participation - plus match), paid time off (vacation and 11 holidays), Employee Assistance Services, Stock Purchase Program - and more.

About Owens Corning

Owens Corning is a global building and construction materials leader committed to building a sustainable future through material innovation. Our three integrated businesses - Roofing, Insulation, and Composites - provide durable, sustainable, energy-efficient solutions that leverage our unique material science, manufacturing, and market knowledge to help our customers win and grow. We are global in scope, human in scale with approximately 18,000 employees in 30 countries dedicated to generating value for our customers and shareholders and making a difference in the communities where we work and live. Founded in 1938 and based in Toledo, Ohio, USA, Owens Corning posted 2023 sales of $9.7 billion.

Owens Corning Composites Division: Fort Smith Plant

Started Operations in 1985

Fort Smith team works 24/7 creating wet formed fiberglass mat that is used in further manufacturing processes, such as shingles. Our new facility is nearing completion and has increased the size of our team, and another new production line is just starting construction. Warehouse production support will work 12 hour shifts; rotating schedule that will allows team members regular weekends off work.

Work Schedules follow 2 week pattern: Working 6PM- 6 AM OR 6AM- 6PM

Week 1: Monday- Work; Tuesday & Wednesday- OFF; Thursday & Friday- Work; Saturday & Sunday-OFF

Week 2: Monday- OFF;Tuesday & Wednesday- Work;Thursday & Friday-OFF;Saturday & Sunday- Work


Works as a warehouse team member and performs all positions in departmental on rotational basis. Loads, unloads, and transports finished goods and in-process products to and from warehouse and production line. Unloads, receives, transports and stores materials, supplies and equipment in receiving sections or warehouse locations as directed. Prepares truck loads of finished goods for shipment. Support inventory cycle counting of finished goods and materials. Performs general housekeeping, 5S, and participates in downtime cleaning activities


  • Follows the plant safety process and ensures that good safety habits are instilled in the other craft labor and equipment operators.
  • Maintains an awareness of all safety issues within area of responsibility and responds with appropriate urgency to correct safety issues identified.

    • Participates in team meetings and TPM activities.
    • Operates forklift and/or other material handling devices
    • Checks various forklift component systems and fluid levels
    • Connects charging cables to the lifts at breaks and end of shift.
    • Completes battery and charging inspection sheets.
    • Completes daily vehicle inspection form prior to first use each day.
    • Perform general housekeeping and maintain 5S in all warehouse areas inside and outside.
    • Other duties as assigned or required by supervision.


      • Ensures trailers are locked with the dock lock system, wheels are chocked, and dead-man stand is under the nose of all trailers before loading/unloading.
      • Inspect trailers before loading.
      • Visually inspects materials to be loaded for obvious defects and report off quality material or packages to appropriate personnel.
      • Procures finished goods from warehouse and loads into trailers or intermodals.

        • Ensures correct product is loaded.
        • Transport using forklift with grab or stinger attachment to load finished mat.

        • Close visual inspection is necessary ofobvious defects, as this is last inspection prior to leaving the facility.
        • Performs administrative shipping duties as required including generating packing lists, bills of lading, etc.
        • Assists in the shipment of return vendor items, ensure packages are marked, and packed correctly for transportation of the package


          • Unloads supplies and equipment. This includes unloading Wet Chop in-put materials. Transports to designated staging or storage areas.
          • Places receivables in receiving area or warehouse storage locations. Confirms accuracy of packaging lists against materials received.
          • Uses forklift or other material handling device to locate to proper storage.


            • High School Diploma or GED
            • Minimum 2 years' experience operating sit-down forklift


              • Ability to safeguard self with proper PPE for the specific task
              • Exposure to hot/cold temperature- continuously
              • Exposure to noise- continuously
              • Hand/Eye Coordination- continuously
              • Walk, sit, stand for duration of shift with regular breaks
              • Lift/carry/move up to 50 lbs. independently and heavier weights with assistance.
              • Climb stairs, steps, and ladders
              • Ability to work extended hours as necessary
              • Able to operate computers & computerized equipment for quality, safety and compliance testing and training.
              • Ability to communicate with co-workers face to face, by telephone, and electronic communications.
              • Possess manual dexterity necessary to operate equipment, operate a computer, and other standard office equipment.
              • Vision adequate to manipulate equipment controls, complete paperwork, utilize computers, and have depth perception.

                For more information, visit Owens Corning is an equal opportunity employer.

                Nearest Major Market: Fort Smith

Keywords: Owens Corning, Fort Smith , Forklift LTO Operator $20+, Professions , Fort Smith, Arkansas

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