Forklift Drivers - Material Handler-Various Shifts & Locations

Anchor Packaging

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Jonesboro, AR

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

ANCHOR PACKAGING is a growing manufacturer of disposable food service packaging located in Northeastern Arkansas is looking for experienced FORK LIFT DRIVERS.  We are also looking for experienced Resin Blenders/Inline Mixers.  Anchor Packaging operates 4 locations in NE Arkansas.  The NE Arkansas area offers a wide variety of activities to residents in a medium-size college community as well as in a communities which are more rural, all are within a short drive of large metro areas. The area communities have excellent schools, affordable housing, and exceptional healthcare.  ANCHOR PACKAGING has experienced tremendous growth since the early 60’s with no lay-offs or cut-backs.  Requirements and details on each position listed in the job postings on our career website at Our plants operate on 12-hour shifts and our team mates work 4 shifts one week, followed by 3 shifts the next. We offer 2 days shift and 2 night shifts. Our distribution center and warehouses offers 12-hour shifts as well as other varied shifts.  

BENEFITS OFFERED:  Competitive wages, vacation, paid holidays, group medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance, company matched 401(k) & educational assistance.    Apply on our website:        

Requires drug screen and background check.   Preference for fork lift driving experience and scanning experience.  

Suggest that you visit our Corporate Career Website to apply and to learn more about Anchor at

We do send a receipt via email when your application is received and do require your work history to be included in your application or in an attached resume for job consideration.   

Starting Pay will DOE.  

*** This is a Safety Sensitive Position under the Medicinal Marijuana Provisions of the State of Arkansas.***


Operates forklift and material handling equipment in distribution center and/or manufacturing area.  Receives and moves all materials and products to staging or storage areas and arranges them for proper movement when needed.  Performs work under the direction of warehouse supervisor/manager or material handling manager.


  1. Moves raw materials and stock in warehouse or manufacturing facility, shipping lines and other storage areas using forklift and material handling equipment.
  2. Performs all system related transactions to ensure inventory accuracy goals.
  3. Assists in preparing materials orders or truck orders and assists in maintaining accurate raw materials, pallets and carton counts for warehouse supervisor and/or material handling manager.
  4. Restocks raw materials and pick locations for order fulfillment.
  5. Loads and unloads trucks.
  6. Maintains clean manufacturing facility and/or warehouse and forklift on a daily basis.
  7. Performs preventative maintenance and minor repairs on material handling equipment.
  8. Responsible to adhere to all safety procedures in the performance of job duties.


  • Must be dependable and demonstrate the ability to follow directions
  • Must be a team player
  • Ability to operate warehouse equipment
  • Forklift certified
  • Good knowledge of all safety procedures while operating a forklift


A valid state issue motor vehicle license required. Minimum of one (1) year forklift and warehouse/manufacturing experience; or any equivalent combination of acceptable training, education, and experience.   Forklift certification required.  


High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred, but not required. Need to have good math, reading, and writing skills. A Career Readiness Certificate is also required


Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating instructions, and work instructions. 


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide using whole numbers.


Incumbent needs a basic understanding of computers and printers


No certifications needed.  A valid State driver’s license is required for forklift certification at Anchor.




The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Works in a manufacturing and/or warehouse environment in all types of weather.  While performing the duties of this job the employee regularly works with warehouse equipment and/or some manufacturing equipment.  An employee performing the duties of this job is required to use proper safety procedures to eliminate any potential hazards.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work requires moderate physical effort and use of motor skills requiring manual dexterity that is.  While performing duties of this job, employee will regularly sit, stand, walk, kneel and crouch.  Employee must be able to physically lift, lower, and carry product weighing up to 55 lbs.  Will regularly operate forklift, requiring some coordinated movements.

 Operating a forklift or other material handling equipment is considered a “Safety Sensitive” function.  A Safety-Sensitive Function, as defined by the Company, is one that requires the operation of motor vehicles, forklifts, or motorized warehouse equipment, or one that involves inspecting, servicing, conditioning, controlling, supervising, loading or unloading such machinery. Employees performing “Safety-Sensitive Functions” are prohibited from reporting to work or being on duty while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.