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Forklift Operator

Company: Nestle Purina PetCare Company
Location: Denver
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

We re a leader in the pet care industry, which means we re not only ahead in volume, profit and market share, but our associates dare to Stand Taller. We innovate new products, impart new agilities into existing processes, constantly advance pet nutrition, and always pay it forward in the form of service for our communities and families. Are you up for the dare?This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.POSITION SUMMARY:Aside from its 300 days of annual sunshine, breathtaking scenery, and remaining a mainstay for some of the country s best brews, Denver has consistently ranked in the
Top 10 pet-loving cities
Top 5 dog-friendly cities
year after year. We have a proud presence in this mile-high city, having been in operation since 1930. Its first 42 years in operation were primarily to produce livestock feed until the plant transitioned into a pet food-only manufacturer in 1972. Since then, the location became the first-ever pet food factory to utilize solar energy. To date, we re proud to sustainably produce 260,134 tons annually of Dog Chow, Cat Chow, Kit n Kaboodle, Alpo, Beneful, Nestl Purina ONE Beyond, Nestl Purina ONE, and Pro Plan.We re a
safety first
culture passionate about a zero defect and zero waste attitude. As a leading pet food manufacturer, we carry on the legacy of our Founder who led us to reshape the larger pet care category. With over 120 years in existence, we ve grown our hardworking Nestl Purina Family while establishing breadth of our business. Your needs are our responsibility job security, benefits, safety, and career growth. But we leave it up to you to shape our future and your career aspirations.As a Forklift Operator, you will perform a variety of tasks within our warehouse including loading trucks, unloading trucks, case picking product, and staging finished product being released from our packing area.Operate forklift in a productive manner, demonstrating initiative while maintaining adequate levels of productivity, utilization, and efficiency.Load and unload accurate quantities of damage free product in a safe manner and distributes the weight of the product in an accurate manner. Uses the accurate paperwork and the radiofrequency (RF) equipment to complete tasks. Must ensure product being loaded has cleared all quality checks and is not on hold before shipping.Unload product as directed while visually inspecting for damaged and defective materials.Move finished product released from the packing room to a designated bin within the warehouse in a timely and efficient manner.Has proficient knowledge of all finished product and RF systems to facilitate an accurate rotation of stock using the FIFO (First In First Out) method.Performs daily maintenance check of forklift operation and turns in a written report to shift supervisor every day. Reports all needed repairs.Builds case pick pallets/loads of mixed product as neededRequirementsHigh School Diploma or GED1+ years of sit down or stand up forklift operations experience with a high volume distribution center, warehouse, manufacturing, or military environment.OtherRF Scan Gun and Slip-Sheet experience preferred.The schedule for this position will be on a 2nd or 3rd shift. Overtime and weekend work will be required.Don t meet all the qualifications listed under
other ? These are preferred, but not required. When you apply for a role with Nestl Purina, we ensure that individual confidentiality is held to the highest regard. We are intentional about creating an inclusive workplace for everyone. We consider our associates our most valuable assets. Please apply for full consideration.The approximate hourly pay for this position is $27.30. Please note that the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for the position at the time of posting. Final compensation may vary based on factors including but not limited to background, knowledge, skills, and abilities as well as geographic location of the position.Nestl offers performance-based incentives and a competitive total rewards package, which includes a 401k with Company match, healthcare coverage and a broad range of other benefits. Incentives and/or benefit packages may vary depending on the position. Learn more atAbout Us - Nestl Careers ( ID:302571It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestl. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestl seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestl home.The Nestl Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer* seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations nestle.comor please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467*Note: Nespresso is not a federal contractor and does not maintain affirmative action programsReview our applicant privacy notice before applying at

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