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Forklift Operator


Job Summary

Carlisle, PA
Other/Not Classified
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Reference Code

Forklift Operator

About the Job


Accountable for activities involved with the movement of materials, finished products or goods within a plant, office, or warehouse, and typically includes receiving, storage, inventory control, internal distribution, and shipping, in compliance with corporate standards.  Warehouse operators typically use of a variety of equipment such as forklifts, conveyers, cranes, hand carts, and power trucks.  Warehouse colleagues are also required to perform repeated lifting, stacking, and unstacking of material weighing up to and including 100kg’s for extended periods of time, which could mean the entire shift.  Clean warehouse: sweep, pickup broken wood, wipe racks, clean equipment, and any other designated tasks assigned by Warehouse supervision.  Labeling of material will be required.


Operates forklifts to stack and retrieve supplies and materials. Drives electric powered industrial truck equipped with lifting devices to push, pull, lift, stack, tier, or move products, equipment, or materials by performing the following duties.  Work as a member of a team, supporting colleagues in daily tasks.

Major Job Duties:  Other duties, responsibilities and qualifications may be required and/or assigned as necessary.

  • Moves levers and presses pedals to drive truck and control movement of lifting apparatus.
  • Positions forks, lifting platform, or other lifting device under, over, or around loaded pallets, skids, boxes, products, or materials, and transports load to designated area.
  • Unloads and stacks material by raising, lowering a lifting device, as well as manually
  • Inventories materials on work floor, and supply workers with materials as needed.
  • Weighs materials or products and records weight on tags, labels, or production schedules.
  • Load or unload material onto or off of pallets, skids, or lifting device.


Direct interaction with the production, finance, external vendors, contractors, quality assurance, office personnel, delivery and pickup drivers and maintenance departments.


  • Must have high school diploma
  • Must have experience operating a Stand up, Double-Reach forklift.
  • Must have experience operating a Sit Down forklift.
  • SAP experience a plus
  • Computer aptitude is preferred


  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand fluent English.
  • Basic math skills (ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide figures and amounts).
  • Must be able to repeatedly lift 60lbs for the duration of a work shift.
  • Computer literacy


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; work, climb stairs and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 200 pounds.  The employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and to dust or airborne particles.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions of this job.

EEO & Employment Eligibility

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status.  Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA.   Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.

Sunshine Act

Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider’s name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure.  Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act.  Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government.  If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.

Other Job Details:

  • Last Date to Apply for Job: May 31, 2018

    Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus - Yes

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.


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