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Forklift Operator

The Coca-Cola Company

  • Location: Auburndale, FL - USA
  • Post Date: 11/1/2018
  • Job Type: FULL TIME
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Job ID: R-19319

Position Overview:

The forklift truck operator is responsible for moving product or materials in a production or warehouse environment using powered tools and vehicles. Job duties include operation of industrial vehicles, equipment and transporting of raw materials, full goods and/or finished goods to designated area. Duties also include the loading and unloading of designated trailers and/or route trucks. Ensure compliance with regulatory and company policies and procedures.

Function Specific Activities:

Essential Duties:

  • Drive forklifts safely and efficiently with single double attachment that handle two pallets at once, weighing up to 2400 lbs. each, and loading/unloading racks 10 deep with lift heights up to 27 feet.
  • Using portable computer terminal and laser scanning device, accurately record product movements by item number, lot code, location, and/or truck number.
  • Accurately complete manual recording (written record) of product movement as an alternative to PC based records during system outages and for “off-line” transactions.
  • Accurately complete pre-operation forklift inspection.
  • Demonstrate support of TCCC Safety Initiatives and Policies.
  • Maintain a clean work area and comply with GMP standards.
  • Working Conditions:
  • Work is performed in various locations inside and outside the Main Street Plant.  Work involves exposure to temperature extremes, high noise levels, wetness, heights, dust, moving equipment, vibrations and vapors.
  • Equipment Used:
  • Forklifts, pallet jack, hand trucks, MSDS sheets and any equipment identified in the JSA.  Personal protective equipment including, but not limited to safety glasses, steel toed shoes and hearing protection.

Job Requirements:

  • Possess a valid TCCC forklift operator license or be certified before driving a lift truck. 
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand instructions given in English.
  • Ability to work eight-hour shifts, 12 hour shifts or other work schedules as determined by business need, including overtime as required. 
  • Able to move materials weighing up to 50 lbs. 10 feet or more. 
  • Must be certified on the training plan for this position within sixty working days of start date.

Function Related Activities / Key responsibilities:

  • 1 - 3 year of general work experience required.
  • 1+ year prior warehouse/stocking/forklift experience preferred.
  • Previous experience within high-speed industrial environment a plus.
  • Ability to operate a manual / powered pallet jack or lift product.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail.

Job Requirements

  • High School diploma or GED preferred
  • Forklift certification is required

Job Requirements:

Years of Experience:

Leadership Behaviors:

  • DRIVE INNOVATION: Generate new or unique solutions and embrace new ideas that help sustain our business(encompassing everything from continuous improvement to new product and package innovation). 
  • COLLABORATE WITH SYSTEM, CUSTOMERS, AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS: Develop and leverage relationships with stakeholders to approximately stretch and impact the System (Company and Bottler).
  • ACT LIKE AN OWNER: Deliver results, creating value for our Brands, our System, our customers, and key stakeholders. 
  • INSPIRE OTHERS: Inspire people to deliver our mission and 2020 Vision, demonstrate passion for the business and give people a reason to believe anything is possible. 
  • DEVELOP SELF AND OTHERS: Develop self and support others' development to achieve full potential. 

Growth Behaviors:

  • GROWTH MINDSET: Demonstrates curiosity. Welcomes failure as a learning opportunity.
  • SMART RISK: Makes bold decisions/recommendations.
  • EXTERNALLY FOCUSED: Understands the upstream and downstream implications of his/her work. Tracks and shares external trends, best practices or ideas.
  • PERFORMANCE DRIVEN AND ACCOUNTABLE: Has high performance standards. Outperforms her/his peers.
  • FAST/AGILE: Removes barriers to move faster. Experiments and adapts. Thrives under pressure and fast pace.
  • EMPOWERED: Brings solutions instead of problems. Challenges the status quo. Has the courage to take an unpopular stance.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Apply
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