Ritrama - Forklift/Material Handlers

Post-Hire Training

Recruitment #89-06-14







In Cooperation With

Spartanburg Community College


is assisting with the recruitment and training for









Ritrama is a family owned international group of companies dedicated to the worldwide manufacture and sales of pressure sensitive adhesive roll materials. Ritrama, Inc. manufactures a full line of roll stocks for the Prime, Beverage, Health & Beauty, OEM, Graphics, and Industrial markets. Our range of product capabilities includes traditional and specialty films with print enhancing topcoats, engineered solvent and water-based adhesives, and a full range of paper or film liners to meet the customer's specific processing needs. 





Potential employment opportunities exist for:



Forklift / Material Handlers


Shift  2nd and 3rd







Job Duties and Responsibilities


  • Follows all Forklift Safety Practices while operating lift.
  • Reads work orders to determine appropriate material required to set up machines. 
  • Uses forklift to deliver material and returns and logs unused material to storage.
  • Stores and logs completed material on racks in hanging stock area after it is manufactured by casting or coating department.
  • Completes log sheets with appropriate information (lot number and/or part number) to identify and track the location of material being transported to and from coating and converting machines.
  • Performs inventory transactions on computer system.
  • Rotates raw material and hanging stock from newest to oldest as necessary to ensure that the oldest material is used first.
  • Performs safety/maintenance check of forklift prior to first use each shift. 
  • Verifies that material is not damaged prior to transporting it to and from storage areas.  Reports damage to supervisor.
  • Packages cut finished rolls for shipment to customer or stock.
  • Applies label to core and/or box as required by customer requirements.
  • Prepares packaging materials as needed for daily converting requirements; includes cores, boxes and pallets.
  • Reports any damage to facility that is incurred or discovered during shift.
  • Attends annual Hazardous Waste Training. Also refer to “Specific Hazardous Waste Responsibilities” description maintained by engineering and/or lab personnel.
  • Maintains an orderly, neat and safe work area. Removal of waste from production areas
  • Effectively and efficiently coordinates Receiving and Shipping of materials the manufacturing plant.
  • Coordinates communication and follow-up among Transportation, Purchasing, Customer Service, Scheduling and Accounting departments.




 Competencies, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities  


  • Certified to operate sit-down, stand-up forklifts and riding pallet jacks
  • Manages time efficiently
  • Ability to deal with frequent changes, delays, or unexpected events Initiative to ask for and offer help when needed Generates suggestions for improving work
  • Ability to use hand tools such as hammer, tin snips, crowbar, and utility knife safely While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk, and/or sit. 
  • The employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms; climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds alone and up to 100 pounds with assistance.  
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.


Education and/or Experience

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED);
  • 3-5-years manufacturing or distribution experience
  • Prior forklift driving certification required and ability to recertify upon hire 



Ritrama offers a Tobacco Free and Drug Free Workplace, Health Insurance benefits including major medical, dental, and life insurance. Other benefits include 401k, paid vacation and holidays