Information Technology, Installation, Maintenance, and Repair, Warehousing, Research & Development
Forklift Operator (Off Shift)
Our Mechanicsburg factory, built in 1969, is located just eight miles west of Pennsylvania’s state capital of Harrisburg. Our Mechanicsburg factory is one of the largest manufacturers in the area and produces a large portion of Nestlé Purina’s dry pet food portfolio, including Puppy Chow®, Dog Chow®, Beneful®, Pro Plan®, Alpo®, Kitten Chow®, Cat Chow®, Friskies®, Nestlé Purina ONE® and Kit ‘N Kaboodle®. Beyond our work in pet food production, we support various local animal shelters and organizations (Susquehanna Service Dogs Organization and Woofstock among others) to more deeply impact our ability to enrich the lives of pets everywhere. This is a great opportunity to work for a global company with a strong commitment to safety, innovation, and career development.
As the Forklift Operator, you will be responsible for moving finished products through the distribution system in our bustling warehouse. Day to day, you can expect to be loading and unloading trailers, pulling finished product from the production line, and case picking while operating a variety of equipment including: forklifts, pallet jacks, pull packs, and more. Positions available are on Weekend Warrior.
Operate equipment such as forklifts and walkies with various attachments (pull-pack, slip sheet, etc.), bailers, compactors, and scrubbers
Safely load/unload trailers ensuring weight distribution, load integrity, and all shipping instructions are followed
Move finished product from the production line and store it in the correct location in the warehouse
Case pick product following all guidelines using an RF scanner, hand wrap and label products, and stage in the appropriate location
Ensure a clean and safe production environment including sanitation and cleaning
Regularly lift items up to 55 pounds
All other duties as assigned
Qualifications & Requirements
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum):
High school diploma or GED required
1 years of forklift experience in a fast-paced warehouse environment required
To our veterans and separated service members—you’re at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé Purina. The skills you’ve gained while serving our country, such as adaptability, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. We hope you’ll consider sharing in our mission—you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé Purina home.