Job Details

Fork Lift Operator (Roanoke, Virginia, US)

  2019-07-11     Ardagh Group     Roanoke,VA  

Ardagh Group is a global leader in glass and metal packaging solutions, producing packaging for the world s leading food, beverage and consumer care brands. Ardagh Group has a truly global presence. We operate 109 glass and metal manufacturing facilities in 22 countries, employ over 23,500 people and have global sales exceeding US$8.2 bn.

At Ardagh we have a reputation for innovation; pushing the boundaries of what s possible, pioneering new production methods, new design techniques and new ways to recycle and save energy. The unprecedented growth of our business has been driven by our unrivalled expertise, obsession with quality and commitment to continuous improvement.

We strongly believe that the success of our business depends on the success of our people. We strive to create working environments where our employees feel valued, can work to their full potential and where their achievements are celebrated. We are creating an exciting future for Ardagh that is built on our core values of trust, teamwork and excellence and we have opportunities in a wide variety of disciplines across our organization.

For more information on Ardagh Group, please visit
You can also download our News Centre App by searching Ardagh in the App Store.

Forklift Operator


Monitor the plant floor and supply the production lines with material. Load and unload trucks as needed. Maintain highest level of quality and safety in all operations.

Essential Duties

  • Load and unload trucks
  • Maintain continuous flow of material for production line.
  • Deliver the basic supplies to each department to maintain continuity.
  • Warehouse finished product
  • Warehouse and palletize areas
  • Assist in the movement of machinery
  • Perform safety checks on vehicle
  • Fill propane cylinder.
  • 5S/Housekeeping
  • Occasional removal of jammed pallets
  • Sort defective product
  • Completion of shipping/receiving paperwork
  • All other duties as assigned


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following:

  • Communicate with others within and outside the department.
  • Safely operate forklift truck.
  • Ability to use small hand tools.
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Proven problem-solving experience
  • Must be team oriented with good energy and initiative

Education and or Experience

  • Minimum 2 years heavy fork lift experience in high volume production or distribution environment.
  • Familiarity with shipping/receiving/trucking procedures
  • High School Diploma or GED

Computer Skills

Basic required

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Forklift Certification

Our Vision and Values
The people that make up Ardagh Group share much more than a strong brand and an excellent reputation. We each share a common vision: to be the preferred packaging partner to the world s leading brands. We will achieve our vision by delivering customer innovation, providing an inspirational environment for our people and creating sustainable value for our business through its growth and development.

Ardagh Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.


Apply for this Job

Apply Here

Get more jobs like these sent to your email. Register

Back to Search