EQS Forklift Operator in Monroe, NC at Coca-Cola Consolidated, Inc.

Date Posted: 6/4/2021

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Job Description

Requisition ID:  25432 

Posting Locations: Monroe 

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Job Overview

The EQS Forklift Operator completes material movement through moving, loading, and unloading of assets using a wide variety of material handling equipment at a proficient level (examples: forklift, pallet jack).



Duties & Responsibilities

  • Pull specific vending and cold drink equipment to fulfill sales request needs.
  • Utilize “switcher” to maneuver 53’ and pup trailers to the dock as needed.
  • Prepare equipment for shipping by protective wrapping as needed.
  • Loads and unloads trailers as needed to support delivery activities. Conducts SAP/CONA via handhelds to ensure accurate accountability for loads Inbound and outbound to/from territories supported by Regional Operation Center. Processes to be completed in accordance with CCCI SOP’S.
  • Ensure all Outbound loads are secured, safe, and proper documentation is attached (STO).
  • Safety/Housekeeping-Performing Pre-Trips and Post Trips daily documentation, keeping work area neat and clutter-free.
  • Performs miscellaneous activities as directed, assist with equipment staging and other movement as directed including junking of equipment and yard maintenance.


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Comprehension of basic safety principles including proper lifting and use of personal protective equipment Advanced forklift skills (single-wide)
  • Ability to efficiently, safely operate forklifts in a small area
  • Pallet-jack skills
  • Rudimentary mechanical skills
  • Operate multiple pieces of simple machinery
  • Simple tool usage
  • Read and Follow written SOP’s or instructions
  • Complete forms (handwritten and, or computer-based) to document activities and results
  • Follow verbal instructions Intermediate math skills
  • Thorough understanding of elements contributing to productivity
  • Capacity to assess order building, loading workflow and choose optimum pick, load path
  • Capacity to simultaneously manage multiple processes to support overall system efficiency
  • Ability to consistently count received and compare to manifest with a high degree of accuracy
  • Ability to consistently load trucks following documentation with a high degree of accuracy
  • Possess strong communication skills
  • Must be able to work in extreme (hot, cold) temperatures, noisy conditions, slippery walking surfaces and broken glass
  • Infrequent lifting, moving product
  • Occasionally lifting over 25 lbs. and rarely up to or over 50 lbs.
  • Sitting for long periods.
  • Frequent getting on, off of a forklift.
  • Opening and closing truck dock doors


Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Forklift, pallet jack certification.
  • Switcher operation certification.
  • Class A CDL where required.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience in a logistics environment
  • Understanding of truck, trailer loading strategies, and weight distribution principles


Work Environment

Noisy and non-temperature-controlled environment (Hot in summer/Cold in winter)

Coca-Cola Consolidated, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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