Nestle Waters North America Loader - Night Shift in Hawkins, Texas

As the nation s leading bottled water company, Nestl Waters North America is dedicated to providing customers with healthy hydration options. Alongside that, we re also committed to developing our people enabling them to make the most of the many elements that help them to succeed. Nestl Waters consists of four business units: Corporate, Retail, Supply Chain and ReadyRefresh by Nestl . Whichever one of these areas you choose to join, you ll find yourself collaborating with a highly talented team on work that s challenging, engaging and incredibly rewarding. You ll be an essential element of our success: trusted, empowered and supported to make a lasting impact on the very future of our business. It s a chance to use your knowledge, skills and experience to shine brightly and achieve your ambitions all while delivering healthy hydration to millions of customers. Job DescriptionLoaders interact with the leadership group, other warehouse team members, production team members, quality assurance, and maintenance technicians to improve and maximize plant output, efficiency, quality and safety. Loaders participate as team members in a high volume, light manufacturing environment. Duties include equipment troubleshooting, preventive maintenance, sanitation and cleaning activities. Team members must maintain equipment and work station in an organized and clean manner to ensure safety and Good Manufacturing Practices.Key responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:Safely operate a forklift to move raw materials or finished products to the warehouse or onto trucks for distribution to customers Complete pre-trip inspections and maintain energy source for lift Operate, changeover, clean, troubleshoot, and complete basic maintenance on palletizing equipment Conduct hourly quality checks and inspect full goods and pallets or other raw materials as needed Complete and maintain quality, inventory and preventative maintenance documentation Use scanning equipment to ensure accurate tracking of inventory within the facility Work as a team with other forklift drivers to prevent line stoppages and improve operations Maintain work area in an organized and clean manner ensuring safety and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) Monitor and track equipment downtime, equipment output and other key metrics Cross train to perform other lift and off lift activities as required

Qualifications Key qualifications include:High school diploma or GED Two or more years prior forklift experience with a solid safety record, ideally in a fast paced forklift environment Prior exposure to manufacturing desired, preferably the food or beverage industry with knowledge of GMPs Solid computer skills, including Word, Excel, Outlook and the use of warehouse management systems (WMS) and business management software, SAP preferred Demonstrated sense of urgency and comfort working in a fast pace forklift environment Ability to work independently or with a team with solid communication skills Solid problem solving and decision making skills Ability to move/lift 50 lbs various times over a 12 hour shift, basic math and reading skills Nestl Waters North America is the nation s leading bottled water company. Our water brands include Poland Spring, Arrowhead, Ozarka, Deer Park, Zephyrhills and Ice Mountain, Nestl Pure Life, S. Pellegrino, Perrier and Acqua Panna. Our tea brands are Nestea, Tradewinds and Sweet Leaf. We re passionate about creating shared value for society in all kinds of ways: from providing careers and benefits to communities where we operate to environmental stewardship most notably responsible water management, lightweight packaging and advancing recycling in America. As a valuable part of our team, you ll receive a competitive total rewards package something that will provide you with the support you need to thrive both inside and outside of work. It s not just the work that you ll find fulfilling here though. As you build a career with us, you ll receive exactly the kind of benefits you d expect from a leading name in healthy hydration. The only question is, what elements will help you succeed at Nestl Waters?

The Nestle companies are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

Category: Nestle Waters, Supply Chain