Forklift and Strapper Operator

Watsontown Brick Co.

Watsontown, PA

Watsontown Brick Company is currently hiring for a Forklift/Strapper Operator position at our plant. This position requires basic forklift driving skills. This is a 7 day a week position, ranging from 45-52 hours per week. Candidate must have the ability to adapt to various job tasks.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to;
  • Operate Forklift up to 14,000 Lbs. with basic driving skills. Transporting and stacking material
  • Ability to drive dump truck to haul waste material to dumping areas
  • Ability to work alone unsupervised
  • Ensure quality control of the product
  • Completing general daily production goals and work overtime when needed
  • Assist in moving product around to meet production needs
  • Performing general inspections on the forklift to keep it running effectively and safely
  • Ability to read/write/understand English
  • Ability to figure out where to pick the product in the yard to ship product
  • Ability to document shipped materials and ensure they are correct for inventory control
  • Physical activities include bending, twisting, kneeling, and lifting and lowering objects up to 60 lbs.
  • Determine and report malfunctions to appropriate parties
  • Clean machine properly after production runs or changeovers
  • Ability to maintain a clean, organized and safe work area
  • This position is 20% in a forklift, 30% stock yard cleanup, and 60% strapping machine operating 


  • High School Diploma or GED preferred.
  • Prior production/manufacturing Forklift operation experience a Plus.
  • Knowledge of industrial technology a plus


$16.12 per hour
Job Type: Full-time, First Shift 
Benefits: 401(k), 401(k) matching, Dental insurance, Disability insurance, Health insurance, Health savings account, Life insurance, Vision insurance, Paid time off, Referral program, Retention bonus, Monthly Production Bonus, Boot and Eyeglass reimbursement