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North Charleston, South Carolina, United States

Warehouse Associate-Forklift Operator

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Job ID 56665


Warehouse Associate / Forklift Operator / Manufacturing. Be part of our difference -- Owens Corning, global in scope - human in scale. We’re an international company, with solid roots in Charleston, and we’ve got opportunities for a few dynamic people to join our local team.

What we bring to the table: Competitive compensation, quarterly bonus plan and a substantial benefits package (starting DAY one!) including insurance (medical / dental / vision / life / disability / supplemental offerings), 401K (company contribution regardless of employee participation - PLUS match), liberal paid time off (starting year one!-- vacation, personal floating holidays, standard holidays), Employee Assistance Program, Stock Purchase Plan, Community Involvement, Employee Engagement Events - and more. Entry-level wage is $15/hour, with growth potential.

What your day in this role might involve: Warehouse Associate / Forklift Operator positions are an integral part of our North Charleston team, involved in daily processes and successful outcomes for our facility and its customers. This position works closely with teammates at multiple levels with all aspects of inventory management and logistics (receiving, counting, storing, loading, unloading) in a manner adhering to company safety and operational procedures.

What makes a successful OC-Charleston team member:

Must haves include…

  • Experience as a forklift operator
  • Include resume with application
  • High school diploma or GED
  • At least 18 years old
  • Being able to:

~Demonstrate safe forklift operations
~Participate in Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
~Work safely and follow all plant rules
~Show initiative, be a self-starter
~Communicate, in English, in a clear and effective manner
~Be able to work independently, and as part of a team
~Have shift flexibility
~Perform basic math
~Demonstrate basic computer / keyboard skills

Past work experience with the following would also be terrific…

  • Warehouse environment that is NOT climate controlled
  • Manufacturing or industrial setting
  • SAP, Microsoft Applications

There are some essential physical requirements specific to our work environment, including being able to:

  • Stand or sit for 8 - 12 hours straight
  • Climb on/off a forklift for up to 12 hours continuously
  • Climb and descend stairs/ladder as needed for the role
  • Do repetitive movements (hand, arm, leg; bending and twisting at the waist; bending at the knee; squatting; lift, push and pull 40-pounds)
  • Withstand exposure to temperature extremes; sounds or noise levels that may be uncomfortable
  • Handle, control and feel raw materials and finished goods
  • Pass hair follicle drug screenings (pre-hire and ongoing-random)

Our people and products make the world a better place. We're looking for engaged, responsible, motivated people to join our team. Help us accomplish great things in Charleston!


About Owens Corning  

Owens Corning is a global building and industrial materials leader. The company's three integrated businesses are dedicated to the manufacture and advancement of a broad range of insulation, roofing and fiberglass composite materials. Leveraging the talents of 19,000 employees in 33 countries, Owens Corning provides innovative products and sustainable solutions that address energy efficiency, product safety, renewable energy, durable infrastructure, and labor productivity. These solutions provide a material difference to the company's customers and make the world a better place. Based in Toledo, Ohio, USA, the company posted 2020 sales of $7.1 billion. Founded in 1938, it has been a Fortune 500® company for 66 consecutive years. For more information, please visit

Owens Corning is an equal opportunity employer.

Please note: Applications must be filled out completely—incomplete applications will not be considered. Resumes are welcome, but are not a substitute for completing the application.

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