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Lift Truck Operator I (WH)

Posted on Jan 18, 2019 by Bolthouse Farms

Bakersfield, CA 93301
Immediate Start
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Bolthouse Farms is a farm located in California's fertile San Joaquin Valley, known for high-quality consumer brands and innovative products. Bolthouse Farms is a market share leader in growing and distributing carrots. In addition, Bolthouse Farms produces and sells super-premium juices, smoothies, protein shakes and caf?? beverages under the Bolthouse Farms?? brand name. In recent years, Bolthouse Farms diversified its offerings by launching a line of premium refrigerated yogurt dressings and extra virgin olive oil vinaigrettes. The Bolthouse Farms mission is to change the way people consume healthy foods and beverages. The company was acquired by Campbell Soup Company on Aug. 6, 2012. To learn more about the company's mission and see the entire line of current products, visit

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Lift Truck Operator (LTO) operates electrical powered stand-up, sit-down, high reach, quad-mast, pallet jacks, or double pallet jack equipment to push, pull, lift, stack, tier, move, or place in racks, products/materials in the cold storage. The ideal candidate will move materials in the warehouse, CPG, Natural Ingredients, and load/ unload truck trailers or shipping containers.


* Conducts daily inspections on assigned equipment which may include but not be limited to stand-up, sit-down, high reach, quad-mast, pallet jacks, or double pallet jack equipment
* Consistently uses a radio frequency scan gun which is connected to computer (VMU) on lift that directs, identifies and tracks materials as it is moved
* Responsible for physically rotating materials to ensure proper aging
* Utilizes Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) to relocate materials to the proper department for utilization.
* Will unload, transport, and store all incoming materials/finished goods using WMS
* Other duties as assigned


* Three to six months of related electrical powered stand-up, sit-down, high reach, quad-mast, pallet jacks, or double pallet jack equipment experience
* Certification in operating electrical powered forklifts is required or must be able to complete forklift training with certificate
* Ability to read and write in English
* Comfortable working in a fast paced, high pressure environment
* Must be able to work as a team and follow instructions
* Confident learning and using the equipment and tools used to perform the job
* Must be able to work the scheduled/assigned times and required overtime
* Possess basic mathematical skills (such as adding and subtracting)


* High school diploma or GED.
* One to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience


* Previous experience using a warehouse management system which includes RF scan guns, VMU units, and handheld RF units
* Knowledge of WMS, preferred


* Exposure to cold temperature (34 degrees to sub-zero temperatures)
* Must be able to lift up to 50-55 pounds consistently


2nd Shift (4:00pm-12:30am) and 3rd Shift (12:00am-8:30am), Monday through Sunday, with rotating days off, when business requires overtime will be mandatory

Reference: 615038957