Operator E

Carlisle Companies

Terrell, TX

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Moving materials using a forklift
  • Operate production equipment and packaging equipment
  • Follow production schedules, job instructions, quality standards, specifications, and procedures
  • Detect and/or correct and report faulty operations or defective materials
  • Calculate output: square feet, sheet length, linear feet, units, etc
  • Measuring, cutting, and gluing materials
  • Ensure safe equipment operation and personal safety compliance
  • Maintain good housekeeping and workplace organization (5S/Lean Manufacturing)
  • Other production responsibilities as needed and assigned

Required Skills/Abilities/Knowledge:

  • Ability to operator a forklift
  • Understanding of basic math, reading, and writing skills
  • Skills in using power and hand tools such as chop saw, table saw, band saw
  • Strong verbal communication and listening skills
  • Ability to follow instructions and read production orders
  • Ability to effectively communicate
  • Ability to read measuring gauges such as a tape measure and calipers


  • Teamwork
  • Builds trust with others by encouraging open dialogue and collaboration. Seeks diverse perspectives to create stronger solutions.
  • Managing Change
  • Able to keep on track despite difficulties or barriers that may be encountered. Addresses conflict to find common ground solutions.
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Retains a mindset of always striving to make things better. Applies continuous improvement tools and processes to every aspect of the role.
  • Customer Focus
  • Listens to understand the needs of customers (internal and external). Builds trusting relationships and seeks innovative solutions for all customers. Always has the customer’s needs top of mind.
  • Continuous Learning
  • Understands individual strengths and opportunity areas and seeks development opportunities to leverage strengths and lean into opportunity areas. Open to both giving and receiving feedback.
  • Drive for Results
  • Always has a sense of urgency to solve problems with actions. Seeks to align goals with attainment of organizational strategy. Has a sense of ownership and personal accountability for actions taken.

Education and Experience:

  • Forklift experience preferred
  • Previous experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Basic computer experience a plus

Equipment Used:

  • Use forklift, saws, pallet jacks, hand tools, bar code equipment and other production equipment

Working Conditions:

  • Activities occur inside an insulation manufacturing facility. Job includes but are not limited to exposure to the following:
    • Temperatures exposed to both ambient/outside temperatures.
    • Nuisance dust, use of chemicals, working with mechanical parts, pinch points
    • Noise of industrial machinery
    • Fast paced 24/5 operation (will likely transition to 24/7)
  • Hours Worked – starting at 8 hour shifts, pre-shift work, etc.
  • Days of Week Worked – typically 5 days per week, depending on demand/covering as needed
  • Shifts Worked – set shift hired to work, but may need to transition to other shifts if/when 12 hour transition occurs

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to grasp, push, pull up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to sit, stand, walk, lift, reach above shoulders, bend, and twist

Travel Requirement

  • Overnight travel up to 10%, this will include travel to other facilities and to trainings