Forklift Operator

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
May 25, 2021
Jun 13, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time
About us:

Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America's leading retailers.

Fueling the continued success of one of the world's most beloved and recognized brands is a distinctly capable, creative and innovative Marketing organization. Target Marketing is well known for inspiring and surprising guests, and we pride ourselves on connecting them to the products and experiences they expect and deserve from Target. We study our guests to discover new needs and insights, and then craft every interaction to build brand love. We are market experts who insist on a clear and cohesive understanding of our business objectives, guest segments and behaviors, strategies and tactics, overcoming obstacles and measuring success. Our commitment to partnering both internally and with external agencies gives us a wide range of capabilities, from award-winning creative work to exciting and unique promotional marketing. Leveraging our collective assets and fostering a healthy, supportive and open team culture, we deliver a holistically gratifying experience that guests can only get at Target.

A role with Target Promotion Marketing means leveraging the power of digital, social and email platforms via paid and owned channels to deliver creative, compelling and cohesive promotional messages. You'll design and prioritize holistic promotional and value stories across all channels, including the price-promotion offers that guests love. You'll partner with the Weekly Ad channel to anchor its promotional content in close collaboration with dedicated Target Creative and production teams. Here, you'll also work with Printing Services to create the in-store promotional messages that help guests' get the most value out of their Target runs.

As a Forklift Operator you will move raw or finished materials to designated places in the production facility. Raw materials will be transported to a holding area until needed. Raw materials and in-process loads will be moved to the production equipment. Finished materials will be transported to Shipping. Uses power equipment including hoists, carts, forklift trucks, and packaging/banding equipment. Maintains records of quantities and locations of material. May handle waste material requiring special care.

Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals. As a Forklift Operator, you'll take the lead as you...
  • Move raw materials into or out of designated holding areas. Maintains records of quantities and location so that they can be easily located when needed in production
  • Stage materials at designated areas by each piece of production equipment so that the equipment operator can move to the next project shortly after he/she finishes one
  • Transport finished materials to shipping from each piece of production equipment as projects are completed
  • Assist Shipping/Receiving Lead in checking-in materials from outside vendors
  • Assist shipping in preparing loads for shipment
  • Responsible for maintaining or exceeding all quality standards

About You:
  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Able to stand for long periods of time and use a variety of motor skills including pushing and pulling, lifting up to 50 pounds, bending, twisting, fine manual dexterity, acute vision, etc.
  • Able to read and understand simple technical instructions in English.
  • Capable of following written and oral instructions and maintaining accurate records.
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.


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