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  full-time   employee

United States

Who is Nestlé Waters?  You know us primarily in Illinois as Ice Mountain Water but we are so much more than that. Our water brands include Nestlé Pure Life, S. Pellegrino, Perrier and Acqua Panna, as well as 5 other regional spring water brands across the US.  Our tea brands are Nestea, Tradewinds and Sweet Leaf.  Our healthy hydration portfolio keeps Illinois consumers hydrated and on the move.  Our people are one of our biggest elements of our success.  We are passionate about customer service, safety and environmental stewardship.  It?s what makes us tick.
We figure that you knew all of that.  Here?s some things that you might not have known about us:  our ReadyRefresh by Nestlé business is changing how people buy water and tea.  Customers place orders from the comfort of their pajamas on their laptops or phones, and then delicious bottles of water or tea arrive at their doors, delivered by our army of ReadyRefresh Service Representatives (RSRs).  As a Forklift Operator team member your work is instrumental to ensuring our trucks are properly loaded so that our Drivers can get our products in to the hands of our valued consumers each day.  We are super passionate about customer service.  Something else you might not know about ReadyRefresh is that we are a fiercely proud group.  Not only are we proud to be a part of the Nestle family, we are proud to be leading the way in safety and team work. 
Full Time Forklift Operator Warehouse Associate (overnight schedule)
Ready Refresh Division
7 pm to 4 am / Sunday through Thursday (overtime required)
$14.30 per hour
Northbrook, IL
Forklift Operator / Warehouse Associate is responsible for ensuring that our product is moved within our warehouse in a safe and efficient manner, that proper inventory is maintained, and good housekeeping and warehouse standards are upheld.
Key Job Responsibilities:
  • Timely and accurate loading and unloading of route delivery trucks per ticket requirements
  • Timely and accurate loading and unloading of tractor-trailer trucks
  • Responsible general housekeeping to ensure our warehouse standards are met in a safe and professional manner.  This may include sweeping, consolidation of product, facility maintenance, organizing product and other tasks as necessary
  • Maintain the integrity of products through proper handling and storage
  • Maintain accurate inventories
  • Ensure safe operation of a forklift
  • Movement of delivery trucks including truck refueling which requires working outdoors
Key Qualifications:
? 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
? Willingness to work holidays and weekends as we are a 24/7 business operating through most weekends and holidays
? Ability to successfully complete an online skills assessment prior to onsite interview
? Successful completion of a post offer physical, drug screen and background check are required
? Willingness and ability to work in a warehouse with minimal temperature control, exposed to local temperature variations (hold & cold)
? A valid driver's license, with no major driving offenses in the last 7 years including DUI/DWI, reckless driving, refusal to test, leaving the scene, driving a commercial vehicle without a CDL, or at-fault fatal incident

Nestlé Waters North America is the nation?s leading bottled water company. With working for the world?s largest health, wellness and nutrition company comes exactly the kind of benefits you?d expect: 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 outstanding support from a leading name in healthy hydration.

The only question is, what elements will help you succeed at Nestlé 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

The Nestlé Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.


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