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2nd shift - Forklift Operator

Location: Brooklyn Park, MN, United States
Business Unit: Liberty Packaging
Remote Type: No Remote

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As a Forklift Operator with Liberty Packaging, you will contribute to the growth of our business by being a key player in safely moving goods and materials around a high traffic industrial environment. As a Forklift Operator you will help maximize efficiency of the production process by safely operating mobile equipment to move product, accurately scanning inventory in and out of the business, operating shrink wrap machines, and preparing shipments for transportation.


This full-time position reports directly to a Shipping & Warehouse Supervisor and is located at our Brooklyn Park, MN manufacturing facility.



  • Safely operate mobile equipment such as forklifts, lift trucks, hoists, or other material handling equipment in a high traffic industrial environment.
  • Accurately utilize an electronic scanning system to include a touch screen monitor located on the forklift, to track inventory levels and product location.
  • Responsible for regularly completing pre-operation inspection and reporting equipment faults or damages to leadership or maintenance.
  • Prepare shipments for transport, consolidate partial pallets, and operate the shrink wrap machine as needed.
  • Move product and/or materials throughout the facility, including loading and unloading trailers.
  • Follow safety regulations and company guidelines.
  • Other duties, as assigned.


  • High School diploma or GED equivalent from an accredited institution AND 1+ year experience operating mobile equipment or comparable experience in place of education.
  • Previous experience with computer skills such as typing, printing, and data entry.
  • Previous experience applying math skills such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. 
  • Previous experience reading, following, and/or completing detailed work instructions.
  • Must be available to work overtime, weekends, and holidays as required.


  • Ability to learn and perform multiple tasks.
  • Knowledge of distribution documentation: pick lists, packing slips, and bills of lading.
  • Knowledge of warehouse organization, workflow as well as basic inventory control (I.e.: Amtech).
  • Previous experience with reading a tape measure.


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.

  • Must be able to lift up-to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to work in hot, humid, and cold warehouse/manufacturing environment
  • Must be able to work in crowded spaces for 4+ hours per shift
  • Must be able to sit/stand for 6+ hours per shift
  • Must be able to walk for 3+ hours per shift
  • Must be able to reach / grasp for 4+ hours per shift


about our company:

Comprised of multiple companies with headquarters in New Hope, Minnesota, Liberty Diversified International (LDI) is a privately held company employing more than 1,900 individuals across our manufacturing facilities, production facilities and core business operations in Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, Illinois, Georgia, Mississippi, Texas, Arizona, California, and Mexico. With deep roots in the corrugated box manufacturing industry, we operate in the core markets of paper, packaging, workplace products, corrugated plastics and building products.

Since 1918, our values – Caring, Innovation, Trust, and Excellence – have guided our day-to-day activities. We believe that when our employees are aligned with these values, we create superior solutions and service for our customers. The LDI family of companies includes Liberty Packaging, Liberty Paper, Liberty Plastics (Custom Solutions and Quarrix Building Products) and Safco.



Liberty Diversified International is an equal opportunity employer and makes all employment decisions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, creed, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, disability, or any other protected class.