Forklift Driver

United States of America
24 September 2020
Turning stone into remarkable products

Transforming natural resources into high-quality stone wool products puts you at the center of what makes ROCKWOOL successful in its industry. In our technologically-advanced production environment, you work closely with skilled colleagues who all strive to improve and optimize our manufacturing processes. You are offered the opportunity to work in an organization which cares about its employees and has a people-driven culture.


This is the role:

The Forklift Operator operates equipment in an effective and efficient manner according to company standards, specifications and policies to produce quality mineral fibre ceiling tile products within the company’s parameters of quality, material efficiency, and time efficiency.

Main tasks:

  • Safely operates forklift to move raw materials, semi-finished and finished product efficiently and without damage to products or packaging.

  • Operates Feeding Section with appropriate materials, ensuring batch documentations.

  • Ensures accurate and quality-minded packaging, including boxes and pallets.

  • Communicates quality defects that relate to specific machine groups to the machine group operators to ensure timely corrections are made.

  • Packages product into correct boxes with correct quantity according to product packaging specifications.

  • Understands, follows and trains other on company policies and procedures, including SOPs.

  • Troubleshoots equipment and acts as first line of defence for mechanical issues, working in conjunction with the Maintenance Department for resolution to additional mechanical issues.

  • Takes appropriate safety measures including LOTO and promotes a safety-minded culture.

  • Contributes to, implements and adheres to ROPEX models of efficiency.

  • Maintains a clean and tidy control area and cleans devices and machinery after each production run.

This is what you offer:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • Career Readiness Certificate (CRC) and/or ACT WorkKeys preferred.

  • High mechanical aptitude with experience in set up and troubleshooting of equipment.

  • Personal drive and commitment to continuous improvement and ROPEX standards.

  • The ability to read and understand written instructions and product specifications.

  • Some lifting, bending, stooping, walking up/down stairs, fast pace walking.

What ROCKWOOL offers:

In addition to a competitive salary, we are proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package, which includes health, dental, and vision coverage, disability and life insurance, with options to elect coverage for spouse and dependents.  Employees also receive paid vacation and a 401K match of up to six percent by ROCKWOOL.

At ROCKWOOL, safety is priority number one!  We continuously strive to create safe and healthy work places and conditions for all employees.  We provide employees with personal protective equipment to include high visibility safety vests, safety glasses, shoes, gloves and head protection. 

ROCKWOOL also provides multiple programs as part of our commitment to long-term security of our employees, including: 

  • A hybrid/electric vehicle incentive program

  • Fitness Reimbursement

  • Education reimbursement for job-related courses

  • Employee product purchase program

  • Uniform and laundry program

ROCKWOOL is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified candidates without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you recognize yourself in this opportunity, please apply, sending an English version of your resume. 

At the ROCKWOOL Group, we are committed to enriching the lives of everyone who comes into contact with our solutions. Our expertise is perfectly suited to tackle many of today’s biggest sustainability and development challenges, from energy consumption and noise pollution to fire resilience, water scarcity and flooding. Our range of products reflects the diversity of the world’s needs, while supporting our stakeholders in reducing their own carbon footprint. Stone wool is a versatile material and forms the basis of all our businesses. With approx. 10,500 passionate colleagues in 38 countries, we are the world leader in stone wool solutions, from building insulation to acoustic ceilings, external cladding systems to horticultural solutions, engineered fibres for industrial use to insulation for the process industry and marine & offshore. We encourage you to join our team! 


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