Forklift Operator (seasonal)

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Nestle Waters North America (NWNA) is currently seeking applicants for seasonal Forklift Operator assignments to be located in our Poland Spring, Maine facility. These temporary roles are needed beginning February 2014 and end around Oct/Nov 2014 depending on customer demand.
Shift openings vary but are generally 12 hours in length and consist of a rotating schedule of 3 or 4 scheduled days/week, including every other weekend. Night shifts run from 6pm to 6am.
This role pays 14.00.
Key responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Safely operating a forklift to accurately and efficiently movement all finished product from production to the warehouse or onto trucks for shipment to customers.
Inspects full goods and raw materials and conducts hourly quality checks to ensure quality product is sent to customers
Meet or exceed Warehouse Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
Accurately execute loading/unloading from pick tickets and line loading trailers when possible
Perform accurate bin transactions and inventory movements per SOPs
Work as a team with production to ensure no line stoppages occur
Operate Windows based computer system
Performs routine and preventive maintenance and equipment changeovers on palletizers
Supports continuous improvement initiatives
Perform loading or palletizing responsibilities as needed
Key qualifications include:
High school diploma or equivalent
Prior forklift or heavy equipment experience preferred with prior experience in manufacturing desired
Exposure to warehouse inventory scanners and basic equipment maintenance preferred
Ability to work self directed and with a team
Solid communication and interpersonal skills with experience working in a team based environment
Ability to interact with various internal contacts to manage the flow of work
Computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft applications, SAP experience a plus
Focus on safe work practices and high quality while executing duties with a sense of urgency
Ability to lift/move 50 lbs and get up and down a forklift frequently throughout the day
Able to sit for long periods of time and drive backwards as needed
Applicants must be at least 18 years of age
Must be willing to accept seasonal/temporary assignment
Able and willing to work 12 hour shifts including the potential for nights, weekends and holidays
Must be able to successfully complete a post-offer pre-employment physical, drug screen and background check
Seasonal assignments offer you the opportunity to test the waters and determine if this is the right job and company for you while offering you valuable work experience at a leading food & beverage manufacturer. We offer a competitive wage and consideration for full-time roles if opportunities exist at the end of the assignment. Individuals in temporary assignments are not eligible for the standard benefits package (i.e. medical, dental, vision, etc.).
Nestle Waters North America (NWNA) is the largest bottled water company in the United States , distributing 7 of the top 10 brands in North America. We have the #1 national brand, Nestle Pure Life and many of the nation''s strongest regional brands, including Poland Spring, Arrowhead, Ozarka, Deer Park , Zephyrhills and Ice Mountain. We also offer the much loved bottled teas of Sweet Leaf Tea and TradeWinds. We also have the strength of Nestle, the world's largest food company, behind us.
Putting safety and quality first as we deliver the right product, to the right customer, on time, every time is what we do every day in our operations. Our competitive differentiator is our people who make it happen! Our Supply Chain organization is recognized as best in class in safety, quality, production, packaging, labor, warehouse productivity, payload, and order fill rate. We also lead the way in sustainability with the smallest environmental footprint in the beverage category. As we pursue TPM, we expect to further enable our people to drive excellence in all areas.
For company news and information, please visit . You can find us on Facebook under Nestle Waters North America Careers, on LinkedIn at Nestle Waters North America and Twitter @NestleWatersJob.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The Nestle companies are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran
Company: Nestle
Category: Operations
LastModifiedDate: 12/9/2013 12:00:00 AM

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