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Forklift Operator (3rd Shift)

Company: Nestle Purina PetCare Company
Location: King William
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

We re a leader in the pet care industry, which means we re not only ahead in volume, profit and market share, but our associates dare to Stand Taller. We innovate new products, impart new agilities into existing processes, constantly advance pet nutrition, and always pay it forward in the form of service for our communities and families. Are you up for the dare?This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.POSITION SUMMARYSince 1997, the King William factory has been a major producer of the nation s cat litter supply. Located on Tidy Cat Road just 25 miles northeast of Richmond, the 40-acre plant site is built adjacent to a 486-acre clay mine, for efficient and effective mining, processing, packaging, and shipping of raw material and finished product from the same facility. We are a Continuous Operation, with alternative shift options to mass produce both our conventional and clumping cat litter that supplies the mid-Atlantic region with nearly a half of a million tons annually - over one and a half a million tons produced by 2020.For 50 years, brands like Tidy Cats have combined the highest quality ingredients and science to even the most disposable products. The 70 s advanced into microencapsulated deodorant, by the 90 s we were clumping and scooping, and in 2000 we introduced Crystals made from silica gel, and designed to last 30 days between changes. Innovation continues today. In 2013, Purina revolutionized the cat litter category, producing LightWeight litter, which has all the strength, but only half the weight of conventional litter. These and future innovations have created demand that our King William, VA factory is proud to meet.As a Forklift Operator, you will work to fully understand and perform forklift loader duties in outbound shipping and inbound receiving from the manufacturing department. You will perform a variety of tasks within our warehouse including loading and unloading trucks, case picking product and staging finished product as it is released from out packing area.This position will be on 3rd shift (11pm-7am).Retrieve packaged products from the packaging department wrapper area to load onto outbound trailers or on warehouse racks (put-away), as determined by product ordersUnload inbound product and raw materials from inbound trailers to go to outbound trailers or on racks for put-awayPerform pre and post-shift operational inspections on assigned forklift dailyInspect trailers and product pallets prior to loading product onto trailersPerform product inventory, bin consolidation, and case pickMeet required efficiency targets based on operator levelRequirementsHigh School Diploma or GED6+ months of experience in a fast-paced and performance measured environmentOther1+ year of forklift experience in production, manufacturing, military or related environment preferredDon t meet all the qualifications listed under
other ? These are preferred, but not required. When you apply for a role with Nestl Purina, we ensure that individual confidentiality is held to the highest regard. We are intentional about creating an inclusive workplace for everyone. We consider our associates our most valuable assets. Please apply for full consideration.The approximate hourly pay for this position is$23.06. Please note that the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for the position at the time of posting. Final compensation may vary based on factors including but not limited to background, knowledge, skills, and abilities as well as geographic location of the position.Nestl offers performance-based incentives and a competitive total rewards package, which includes a 401k with Company match, healthcare coverage and a broad range of other benefits. Incentives and/or benefit packages may vary depending on the position.Learn more atAbout Us -Nestl Careers ( ID284057It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestl. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestl seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestl home.The Nestl Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.Review our applicant privacy notice before applying at

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