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Forklift/Receiving Operator, W&D 1st Shift

Company: The Bountiful Company
Location: Holbrook
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

As a leader in the science of nutrition, Nestl-- Health Science believes in empowering healthier lives for patients and consumers through a rich product portfolio featuring top brands such as Garden of Life , Nature's Bounty , Vital Proteins , Nuun , Persona Nutrition , BOOST , Carnation Breakfast Essentials , Peptamen , Compleat Organic Blends , and more, as well as through Aimmune Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company developing therapies to prevent, manage and treat food, GI and metabolic-related diseases.

Our team members are challenged to make a genuine impact and play an integral role in driving the business forward. We embrace a dynamic culture that always puts the consumer first, and where ownership, accountability and agility are celebrated at every level. To help our people thrive, we offer expansive career growth potential, the opportunity to work alongside and learn from talented colleagues with diverse backgrounds and skill sets, and a range of best-in-class benefits.

We have more than 11,000 employees around the world, and products available in over 140 countries.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

This position is for 1st shift; 7:00am-3:30pm.

The Forklift Operator/ Receiving Clerk will perform a variety of tasks including unloading, reconciling and receiving of all in-coming materials, preparing items for movement/storage and operating electric powered industrial truck equipment to move products or materials.
Additional responsibilities include:

  • Unloads and stacks materials and replenishes shelves by using power industrial equipment (i.e. forklift, pallet, inverter, pallet jack etc.) that may require being lifted in the air up to 40 feet.
  • Enters warehouse transactions and receipts into inventory tracking software (AS400) and completes appropriate documentation.
  • Responsible for reading and following operating and/or written procedures to conduct assigned tasks safely and within standard time.
  • Compares identifying information and counts items in incoming shipments to verify information against bills of ladings, packing lists, invoices, orders or other records. Records damaged items.
  • Performs all functions according to Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) and company Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) meeting required production standards. Performs MHE inspections to ensure food safety and quality standards.
  • Engages in Daily Shift meetings using 2 way communications to review shift actual results to goals. Take individual accountability in assisting the team in identifying and closing actions to resolve problems.
  • Performs other duties as assigned


    • High School diploma or GED preferred
    • Ability to work 2nd shift: 3pm-11:30pm
    • Must be certified to operate lift equipment. Certification will be met through completion of internal training
    • Related experience operating powered industrial equipment in a high volume manufacturing, warehousing, or nutritional supplement industry preferred
    • Prior experience operating a forklift preferred
    • Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
    • Write simple correspondence in and speak effectively with other associates and delivery personnel
    • Add, subtract, multiply and divide
    • Expected high performance behaviors:
    • Exhibit positive attitude regarding work and responsibilities.
    • Ability to work collaboratively within teams.
    • Ability to maintain effectiveness during major changes in work tasks or the work environment; adjusting effectively to new work structures, processes, requirements or cultures.
    • Continuously look for ways to work safely and efficiently, while maintaining high quality standards.
    • Be creative and intellectually curious; willing to try different and novel ways to overcome obstacles.
    • Regularly lifting up to 40 pounds and occasionally lifting and/or moving up to 70 pounds with assistance.
    • Will be required to 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

      Requisition ID: 231047

      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 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 or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-.

      This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

Keywords: The Bountiful Company, Stamford , Forklift/Receiving Operator, W&D 1st Shift, Professions , Holbrook, Connecticut

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