Forklift Operator

Date:  Jun 6, 2024
Location: 

East Hartford, CT, US, 06118

  • Compensation: $21.80 an hour
  • Schedule: Monday - Friday, 10:30pm - 7am. 

Why Join Coke Northeast?

Culture - At Coca-Cola Beverages Northeast, we deliver more than your favorite beverages. We deliver on a promise – to live our values by investing in our people, focusing on our customers, and championing the communities we are fortunate to serve.

Career Development - At Coke Northeast, the career growth is truly endless. We continue to expand our territories through the Northeast bringing new opportunities to our employees to move up within our organization. Most of our Senior Leadership began as summer help!

Diversity - Our Sales Centers and Production Centers throughout the Northeast are filled with an array of personalities, cultures, and backgrounds. Our focus is to build a team that can bring refreshing new ideas and insights to the table and that begins with our diverse workforce.

Job Description

The Forklift Operator is responsible for moving product or materials in a production or warehouse environment using powered tools and vehicles. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

 

  • Operate industrial vehicles and equipment to transport raw materials, full goods and/or finished goods to designated area
  • •Load and unload trailers and/or route trucks
  • •Move product and/or materials manually as required
  • •Assist with shipping and receiving functions as directed
  • •Ensure compliance with regulatory and company policies and procedures

 

Job Requirements

 

  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent preferred
  • Minimum 6 months of general work experience required
  • Forklift certification required
  • 1+ years of prior warehouse, stocking and/or forklift experience preferred
  • Must have the ability to lift, carry and position product weighing up to 50 pounds above shoulder height without assistance
  • Must have the ability to push and pull manual and powered material handling equipment (i.e., pallet jack, hand-truck etc.) containing product loads for a minimum of 100 yards without assistance

 

Benefits & Perks:

401K with Company Match, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, Employee Referral Bonuses, Fitness Reimbursements, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Discounts, Scholarship Opportunities, and so much more!

*Benefits may vary by position, location, and union governance*

About Coke Northeast:

At Coca-Cola Beverages Northeast, we start with great people and great brands, in that order. We unite around a winning workplace culture that respects all people, promotes inclusion, and inspires achievement. From the leadership team to all 3,400 of our associates in our 29 locations, we strive every day to bring our mission, vision, and values to life in the Northeast.

Still interested in learning more about our company and culture? Take a few minutes to watch the videos below:

Day in the Life of Coca-Cola Employees:

Coke Northeast Employees on Career Growth:

BACKGROUND VERIFICATION:

Coke Northeast requires all applicants to undergo a criminal background verification process prior to commencing employment with the Company. Employment with Coke Northeast is contingent on the satisfactory completion of a pre-employment background check. Depending on position, drug screen results and/or driving records, including minor moving violations, will be evaluated according to Coke Northeast’s guidelines to determine eligibility for the position.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER STATEMENT:

Coke Northeast is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does 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.


Nearest Major Market: Hartford