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Forklift Operator

Responsible for operating and managing industrial fork lifts to load and unload materials and deliveries and move them to and from storage areas, machines and loading docks or storage facilities.


City: Lexington   Contract Type: Full-time     Job-Code: 2005   Department: Materials Management and Logistics  


Starting Wage: $17/hour with an additional $3 shift differential. 
Schedule: 12 hour rotating shift, two weeks days 7am-7pm, two weeks nights 7pm-7am.

Large capacity forklift *max capacity 16,000 lbs*



  • Unload and upload large lumber like material
  • Identify damages
  • Report shortages
  • Report quality deficiencies
  • Transport raw materials to production workstations
  • Inspect machinery
  • Determine the need for repairs
  • Keep updated records of inventory
  • Produce activity logs
  • Comply with company policies and guidelines
  • Assist in keeping a safe environment



  • 2 years of experience operating an industrial type forklift
  • Attention to detail
  • Good knowledge of industrial equipment
  • Very good physical condition
  • Excellent coordination
  • Good time-management skills
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills



  • Excellent benefits package including comprehensive health insurance, dental and vision insurance.
  • 401K retirement plan with company match.
  • Paid time off and paid holidays.


Your Contact

Jessica Ostroska, HR

T 336-843-7152


Founded in 1961, EGGER GROUP is a more than $3 billion privately-held, family-owned company comprised of more than 11,000 associates. With 21 production plants worldwide, and the 20th plant that just started production here in Lexington, EGGER is a global leader in the manufacturing of wood-based materials for the furniture and interior design, flooring and building products industries. The company’s extensive and value-added product range, including raw particleboard, laminates, Thermally Fused Laminate (TFL), edge banding and laminate flooring can be found in countless private and public spaces worldwide.

Nearest Major Market: Lexington