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Forklift - WAVE, Alpharetta, GA

Date: Sep 12, 2021

Location: Alpharetta, GA, US, 30005

Company: Worthington Industries, Inc


If you’re looking for a rewarding career with a company where you are essential to our success, Worthington Armstrong Venture (WAVE) is for you. We have a strong culture and offer a variety of development opportunities that can progress you through all levels of our organization.


WAVE, Alpharetta is looking for highly motivated individuals to join our team with the opportunity to earn up to $40,000 within your first year depending on position. A full range of benefits are offered starting day one including medical, HSA, dental, vision, life insurance, 401k with company match, among others.

Forklift Operator

Forklift Operator is responsible for the material handling of finished goods throughout the facility; including both warehouse and production inventory areas. Performing the loading and unloading of goods from inbound and outbound carriers. In addition, the warehouse forklift position may be cross-trained in other production forklift functions to serve as reserve.


$16- $17 an hour plus Profit Sharing & benefits from day one 

SCHEDULE: The typical work week is Monday through Friday. Adjustments to schedule may apply to scheduled overtime.

  • 1st          Monday-Friday, 6:00am to 2:00pm
  • 2nd         Monday-Friday, 2:30pm to 10:30pm


  • Complete daily forklift mechanical inspections (training provided); ensure that equipment is working properly and report any problems.
  • Safely transport finished goods to inventory warehouse and follow proper stacking procedures. 
  • Load/unload coil, pallets and other material from flatbed and box trailers. 
  • Verify accuracy of inbound/outbound paperwork against actual shipped materials and, where applicable, enter information into computer systems. 
  • Prepare damage reports for cartons scrap or replace material following standard operating procedures.
  • Follow pick lists and shipping invoices to prepare required number of units for shipment. 
  • Develop load configuration for outbound carriers and following standard operating procedures for safe placement of finished goods or other material. 
  • Maintain all work areas and equipment in a clean and orderly condition at all times. 
  • Perform all work in a safe manner; use proper lock-out procedures during repairs or machine adjustments. Wear required personal protective equipment (PPE) and make certain that all safety equipment is in proper working order.
  • Perform these and other related duties as assigned or directed. 
  • Actively participate in communication and WAVE culture.

Desired Experience

  • Preferred; knowledge and experience of machines in manufacturing environment, or similar
  • Preferred; forklift certification or 2+ years’ experience in forklift operation 
  • Able to lift a maximum of 40 pounds
  • Background check required


High School Diploma or equivalent in General Studies

WAVE is an equal opportunity employer. It is our goal to ensure that hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation and discipline decisions are based on the job-related qualifications, abilities and performance of employees and applicants. The Company does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, disability or veteran status or any other reason prohibited by federal, state or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Alpharetta
Nearest Secondary Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Warehouse, Machinist, Forklift, Manufacturing