Forklift Operator

Niagara Bottling
Oct 06, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
At Niagara, we're looking for Team Members who want to be part of achieving our mission to provide our customers the highest quality most affordable bottled water.

Consider applying here, if you want to:

* Work in an entrepreneurial and dynamic environment with a chance to make an impact.

* Develop lasting relationships with great people.

* Have the opportunity to build a satisfying career.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages for our Team Members.

Forklift Operator

Team member safely and efficiently operates motorized forklift to load and unload trucks, to pull pallets of finished product from production lines and places finished product in warehouse as directed by onboard WMS system.

Detailed Description

* Moves levers and presses pedals to drive truck and control movement of lifting apparatus.

* Unloads and stacks material by raising and lowering lifting device.

* Plans supply and material requirements by studying production schedule; scheduling deliveries to production area.

* Retrieves supplies and materials by studying specifications; locating and verifying supplies and materials; secures pallets on truck; moves pallet to production location.

* Maintains inventory in production area by anticipating and tracking usage. Monitors inventory by reporting discrepancies.

* Clears production area by securing and moving finished pallets; moving empty pallets.

* Documents actions by logging movements of supplies, materials and finished goods.

* Maintains safe work environment by watching out for foot traffic; following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.

* Keeps forklift operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventative maintenance; calling for repairs.

* Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.

* Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of the job.

* Please note this job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without prior notice.

Work Experience/KSA's

* Required:

* 0-2 year(s) - years of experience in field.

* 0-2 year(s) - Years of experience in position.

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* experience may include a combination of work experience and education

* Preferred:

* 2-4 years - years of experience in field.

* 2-4 years - years of experience in position

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* experience may include a combination of work experience and education


* The proven ability to safely operate a sit down motorized forklift.

* The ability to navigate within a WMS system.

* The ability to work with little supervision.

* The ability to work as a member of a team.


* Minimum Required:

* High School Diploma in or GED

* Preferred:

* High School Diploma i


* Previous forklift certification

Foreign Language

* Required: Minimum Professional Proficiency, English

* Preferred: Full Professional Proficiency, English



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