HNI Distribution Support (Forklift) Operators (multiple shifts) in Muscatine, Iowa



HON and Allsteel, two leading brands under HNI, are currently hiring Forklift Operator positions within our Leveraged Furniture Operations in Muscatine, IA.

Our Members don’t just work together. We build a community that allows everyone who works here to tackle challenges and contribute to lasting change together.

POSITION In a Forklift Operator role, you will perform a variety of activities, including receiving, storing, staging, reallocating and loading of finished products, primarily using a lift truck. You will be required to exercise judgment in accepting or rejecting finished goods according to quality standards.

HOURS We are hiring for multiple shift opportunities. Our manufacturing volume may demand we work overtime and this can include daily overtime and weekends, as needed.

GET PAID WEEKLY Starting at $14.00 per hour, we offer a pay progression strategy through annual performance reviews! Our 2nd, 3rd, or weekend shift opportunities receive an additional hourly shift differential. We pay our Members weekly!


  • Heath care: We offer a total compensation package with benefits that start Day 1! In addition to full medical, dental and vision insurance. All of our plans offer free preventative healthcare.

  • Paid Holidays: We offer 11 paid holidays per year and you are eligible starting Day 1!

  • Paid Time Off: Begin to accrue vacation time in your first month. We also offer an opportunity to gain addition PTO Bonus Hours rewarded monthly for perfect attendance.

  • We also offer great rewards for members who stay through 12 months of service including a great 401K company contribution, profit sharing bonuses, educational reimbursement program, and the ability to buy our products at a discounted Member's only price.

At LFO, you’ll find any number of opportunities to grow your skills and enjoy a long-term, lasting career. We offer many ways for our Members to grow their skills, their contribution and their earning potential. And you don’t even have to start with a specific career path in mind!

If you’re willing to learn, we’re ready to train you in ways that will grow your skills and provide opportunities to advance. All we ask is that you be flexible, hard-working and ready to try new things.

We are 30-miles or less from:

  • Wilton, Nichols, Durant, West Liberty, Wapello, Walcott, Columbus Junction, Tipton, Riverside, Illinois City and New Boston.

To apply for a fulltime position, please complete an application online or stop by Monday thru Friday, 8am-5pm, at: The HON & Allsteel Recruitment Center, 816 East 5th Street, Muscatine, IA 52761



What we look for in candidates:

  • Previous and consistent work history in Manufacturing or Distribution

  • Demonstrate reasoning skills in order to make general decisions

  • Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Verbal and written communication/presentation skills.

  • Ability to interact with many different departments and people in the facility.

  • Ability to read, understand, and execute to standard work

  • Ability to take direction from others

  • Ability to work both as part of a team and independently as needed

  • Demonstrate flexibility and adaptability, while maintaining a positive attitude and approach

  • Ability to perform high volume repetitive type work

Experience Needed:

  • No prior manufacturing experience is required.

  • Consistent work history and dependability

Education and/or Required Training:

  • No prior education or training is required. However, must be able to add, subtract, multiply and/or divide decimals and fractions using a calculator.

Work Environment:

  • Dust, fumes and noise are commonplace

  • Seasonal fluctuations in temperatures and humidity are expected

Travel Requirements:

  • May be required to travel to and from various distribution centers (within Muscatine) as needed.

Posted at: Monday, April 30, 2018

Job Req#: 0618001B

Category: Warehouse/Distribution

Type: Hourly

Reporting to: Group Leader

Shift: Multiple Shifts Available

EEO Category: Laborers and Helpers

Company: HON Company

Location: Recruitment Center, Muscatine, IA