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Forklift/Receiving Operator (1st Shift, 6:00am - 2:30pm)

Forklift/Receiving Operator (1st Shift, 6:00am - 2:30pm)

 

At Nestlé Health Science, we believe that nutrition, science, and wellness must merge, not collide. Here, we embrace the intrinsic connections of these three pillars, harnessing their collective strength to empower healthier lives. Our broad product portfolio includes renowned brands like Garden of Life®, Nature's Bounty®, Vital Proteins®, Orgain®, Nuun®, BOOST®, Carnation Breakfast Essentials®, Peptamen®, Compleat Organic Blends®, and more. We also have extensive pharmaceutical expertise, offering innovative medicines that aim to prevent, manage, and treat gastrointestinal and metabolic-related diseases.

 

At Nestlé Health Science, we bring our best for better lives. Our people are challenged to bring fresh, diverse views and make bold moves to empower healthier lives through nutrition. We know brilliant ideas can come from anyone, anywhere. Here we embrace the entrepreneurial spirit and collaborate with teams that champion focused and forward thinking. We are committed to fostering professional growth and celebrating the achievements of our people along the way. We offer dynamic career paths, robust development, opportunities to learn from talented colleagues around the globe, and benefits that support physical, financial, and emotional wellbeing. 

 

Join us to innovate for impact and reimagine the future of health and nutrition for patients and consumers. 
 

 

The Forklift/Receiving Operator will perform a variety of tasks including unloading, and receiving of all incoming materials, preparing items for movement/storage and operating electric powered industrial truck equipment to move products or materials.

 

Basic ability to read, write and speak English is required to comply with verbal directions, signs, policies and procedures.

 

Shift: 1st Shift, 6:00am - 2:30pm

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Operate industrial equipment (e.g., forklift, pallet jack) to handle materials, including lifting up to 40 feet.
  • Record warehouse transactions in inventory tracking software and complete necessary documentation.
  • Follow safety procedures and standard guidelines for assigned tasks.
  • Check incoming shipments against documentation, counts items, and reports damaged items.
  • Adhere to Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) and company Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), conducts MHE inspections for food safety, and participate in daily shift meetings to address goals and resolve issues. Additional duties as assigned.

 

REQUIREMENTS:  

  • High School diploma or GED preferred
  • Regularly lifting 0-40 pounds and occasionally lifting and/or moving up to 70 pounds with assistance.
  • Regularly stand, pull, squat, walk, kneel, reach, climb and/or balance for 8 to 10 hours daily.
  • Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, ability to adjust focus, talk and effectively hear and listen while being exposed to various levels of traffic from material handling equipment.

 

SKILLS:

  • Preferred experience in forklift operation and powered industrial equipment in manufacturing or warehousing.
  • Proficiency in reading and interpreting safety rules, manuals, and basic correspondence.
  • Strong basic math skills and command of the English language.
  • Ability to collaborate in teams and adapt effectively to changes in work tasks, processes, or environments.

 

298820 

It 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 Nestlé. 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.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé 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.com or 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 programs

 

Review our applicant privacy notice before applying at https://www.nestlejobs.com/privacy

 

 

At Nestlé Health Science, we believe that nutrition, science, and wellness must merge, not collide. Here, we embrace the intrinsic connections of these three pillars, harnessing their collective strength to empower healthier lives. Our broad product portfolio includes renowned brands like Garden of Life®, Nature's Bounty®, Vital Proteins®, Orgain®, Nuun®, BOOST®, Carnation Breakfast Essentials®, Peptamen®, Compleat Organic Blends®, and more. We also have extensive pharmaceutical expertise, offering innovative medicines that aim to prevent, manage, and treat gastrointestinal and metabolic-related diseases.

 

At Nestlé Health Science, we bring our best for better lives. Our people are challenged to bring fresh, diverse views and make bold moves to empower healthier lives through nutrition. We know brilliant ideas can come from anyone, anywhere. Here we embrace the entrepreneurial spirit and collaborate with teams that champion focused and forward thinking. We are committed to fostering professional growth and celebrating the achievements of our people along the way. We offer dynamic career paths, robust development, opportunities to learn from talented colleagues around the globe, and benefits that support physical, financial, and emotional wellbeing. 

 

Join us to innovate for impact and reimagine the future of health and nutrition for patients and consumers. 
 

 

The Forklift/Receiving Operator will perform a variety of tasks including unloading, and receiving of all incoming materials, preparing items for movement/storage and operating electric powered industrial truck equipment to move products or materials.

 

Basic ability to read, write and speak English is required to comply with verbal directions, signs, policies and procedures.

 

Shift: 1st Shift, 6:00am - 2:30pm

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Operate industrial equipment (e.g., forklift, pallet jack) to handle materials, including lifting up to 40 feet.
  • Record warehouse transactions in inventory tracking software and complete necessary documentation.
  • Follow safety procedures and standard guidelines for assigned tasks.
  • Check incoming shipments against documentation, counts items, and reports damaged items.
  • Adhere to Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) and company Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), conducts MHE inspections for food safety, and participate in daily shift meetings to address goals and resolve issues. Additional duties as assigned.

 

REQUIREMENTS:  

  • High School diploma or GED preferred
  • Regularly lifting 0-40 pounds and occasionally lifting and/or moving up to 70 pounds with assistance.
  • Regularly stand, pull, squat, walk, kneel, reach, climb and/or balance for 8 to 10 hours daily.
  • Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, ability to adjust focus, talk and effectively hear and listen while being exposed to various levels of traffic from material handling equipment.

 

SKILLS:

  • Preferred experience in forklift operation and powered industrial equipment in manufacturing or warehousing.
  • Proficiency in reading and interpreting safety rules, manuals, and basic correspondence.
  • Strong basic math skills and command of the English language.
  • Ability to collaborate in teams and adapt effectively to changes in work tasks, processes, or environments.

 

298820 

It 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 Nestlé. 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.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé 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.com or 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 programs

 

Review our applicant privacy notice before applying at https://www.nestlejobs.com/privacy

 

Sparks, NV, US, 89431

Sparks, NV, US, 89431


Nearest Major Market: Reno
Nearest Secondary Market: Tahoe

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