Forklift Operator

Silgan Containers Corporation Lancaster, MN
This position operates forklift trucks, coordinates loading, unloading, storage, handling and flow of materials, equipment and product through shipping and receiving dock and warehouse areas.

Job Requirements


Experience driving a forklift in an industrial environment. Forklift Certification is preferred. Self-motivated, know how to work with a computer (keyboarding).

EDUCATION: High School diploma or equivalent.

EXPERIENCE: The ideal candidate will have 1 years forklift experience, previously worked in a warehouse, worked with bill of lading software, able to work with little direction.

REQUIRED SKILLS: Ability to pass written testing requirements in numeric, visual, verbal comprehension, space visualization orientation.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Able to work up to 12-hour shift, lift, bend and twist. Able to frequently get in and out of forklift truck.


The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.

All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an "at-will" basis.

Silgan is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, or the presence of a disability, which would not prevent the performance of essential job duties with, or without reasonable accommodation of any other protective status.

Silgan is a drug-free workplace.