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Production Lift Operator 1

Company: Paragon Films
Location: Taylorsville
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:



The Production Lift Operator 1 role brings all required materials to the line and properly packages,

labels and stages all finished product so that it is ready for shipment. This position ensures internal quality standards are

met for pallets prior to being shipped to the customer. Role also serves as a vital supply chain for our production staff

by bringing all the raw materials to the production line to ensure the production staff can perform their roles. This role

must be knowledgeable in and follow all procedures needed to ensure the proper, safe, and efficient operations of a

forklift. Position works under established guidelines.


* Supplies lines with raw materials making sure all materials for the production line are continuously stocked and

available to prevent any delays in production

* Wraps and stages skids of finished product to be moved to warehouse for storage while ensuring quality

standards are met

* Understands and is able to weigh and complete scrap report turn into Team Manager
* Understands proper packaging, how to wrap and read labels, and proper applicable uses
* Labels and wraps unused raw material before placing back into inventory
* Perform basic housekeeping tasks throughout the shift in assigned area
* Completes other tasks as assigned by management; including but not limited to filling the roles of Line Operator

when staffing needs require it

* Performs other duties as requested or assigned by Management




* One and a half years relevant forklift experience with demonstrated proficiency and safety and passing Paragon Films internal certification process
* Thoroughly trained and proficient at performing Line Operator duties within Paragon Films
* Technical aptitude to understand machinery and systems within a production environment
* Demonstrated ability to gain understand of software, scanning functions, data entry and other basic computer tasks
* Ability to demonstrate sound judgement while adapting to fast paced environment and rapid changes. Able to juggle multiple tasks and handle unexpected delays or events while maintaining constant attention to detail
* Strong organizational skills combined with good problem-solving skills
* Practice and promote teamwork within our organization
* Internal customer service skills High level of dependability regarding attendance and punctuality with the ability to be on call as need for maintenance issues.
* Understanding and ability to communicate using the English language in both written and spoken form
* Basic mathematic skills

Physical Requirements

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.

* Ability to use hands including fingers to hold, touch, see, feel, grip, squeeze, push, pull
* Ability to perform pushing, pulling, forward exertion on a regular basis
* Ability to have overhead extension with arms on a regular basis
* Ability to use enhanced levels of manual dexterity with arms and hands
* Ability to stand and walk continuously on concrete floor for 12-hour shifts
* Ability stand, crouch, stoop, bend and squat frequently
* Ability to kneel occasionally
* Ability to climb stairs and ladders occasionally
* Ability to twist at the hip and waist area on a regular basis
* Ability to rotate neck to look backwards, up, down and sideways on a regular basis
* Ability to work on elevated platforms
* Ability to climb on uneven surfaces occasionally
* Ability to regularly lift and or move between 45-55lbs
* Ability to occasionally lift and or move up to 65lbs
* Ability to understand and communicate verbally, in person and over paging system
* Ability to meet requirements of and utilize all PPE when required


* High School Diploma/GED
* Previous experience in a plastics manufacturing environment
* Ability to read blueprints


The environment described here is meant to be representative of those an employee would normally encounter while

performing the essential functions of the job.

The physical environment requires the employee to work inside in heat/cold; in a moderately loud environment.

Required to use PPE while performing job functions.


Work involves overtime, shift rotations and schedule changes. Requires adherence to deadlines and project completion


Keywords: Paragon Films, Gastonia , Production Lift Operator 1, Professions , Taylorsville, North Carolina

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