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Lift Truck Operator II

Company: Bolthouse Farms
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:


  • Start a conversation and schedule an interview by texting "Carrots" to 661-403-4866.
  • Inicie una conversacin y programe una entrevista enviando un mensaje de texto "Zanahorias" a 661-403-4866.


  • This position will report to the: Supervisor
  • Travel Requirement: None
  • FLSA Status: Hourly Non-Exempt
  • Shift: 2nd Shift
  • Employment Category: Full-Time
  • This is an evergreen posting, as soon as we have an opening we will review and select candidates. *


Bolthouse Farms is 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 and olive oil vinaigrette dressings. The Bolthouse Farms mission is to change the way people consume healthy foods and beverages. To learn more about the company's mission and see the entire line of current products, visit


The Lift Truck Operator II operates electrical powered industrial truck equipment to push, pull, lift, stack, tier, or move products/materials within the Warehouse, CPG, and Natural Ingredients departments in a safe and efficient manner. Responsible for proficiency in all warehouse functions which include but not limited to production areas, all Bolthouse products and system consolidation.

  • Conduct daily inspections on assigned equipment which may include but not limited to stand-up, sit down, high reach, quad-mast, pallet jacks, or double pallet jack equipment
  • Complete and maintain quality, inventory and preventative maintenance documentation
  • Direct, identify and track materials using radio frequency scanning equipment as it is moved
  • Physically rotate materials to ensure proper aging
  • Utilize Warehouse Management System (WMS) to relocate materials to the proper department for utilization
  • Unload, transport, and store all incoming materials/finished goods using WMS
  • Maintain work area in an organized and clean manner ensuring safety and adherence to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)
  • Adhere to and support company regulations and policies
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Six to nine months of related electrical powered stand-up, sit-down, high reach, quad-mast, pallet jacks, or double pallet jack equipment experience, with a solid safety record
  • General certification of forklift equipment
  • Ability to work the scheduled/assigned times and required overtime as needed

Additional Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to read and interpret safety, operating, and maintenance documents
  • Ability to accurately write routine reports and simple correspondence
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced, high pressure environment
  • Pro-active mindset with the ability to apply common sense and good judgment under minimal supervision
  • Must be able to work as a team and follow instructions
  • Confident learning and using the equipment and tools used to perform the job
  • Possess basic mathematical skills (such as adding and subtracting)
  • Ability to maintain all productivity standards

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience using a warehouse management system which includes RF scan guns, VMU units, and handheld RF units
  • One to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Prior exposure to manufacturing desired, preferably the food or beverage industry with knowledge of GMPs
  • Knowledge of Warehouse Management Systems WMS

Physical Demands:

  • Willingness and ability to working in a warehouse setting with minimal temperature control, exposed to temperature variations (hot & cold)
  • Ability to lift up to 50-55 pounds consistently


Our rich benefits packages are designed to support the health and well-being of both our eligible co-workers and their families.

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Group Life and AD&D
  • Voluntary Life and AD&D
  • Group Short-Term Disability
  • Group Long-Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off


We are an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a culturally diverse organization. We strive for inclusiveness and a workplace where mutual respect is paramount. We encourage applications from a diverse pool of candidates, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or veteran status. We will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities, as need, to assist them in performing essential job functions.


Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. If you are interested in applying for employment with Bolthouse Farms and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, or if you believe you do not meet any of the required qualifications of a posted position due to a protected disability and would like to explore the possibility of an accommodation, please contact our Talent Acquisition team at: for additional support and guidance.


Bolthouse Farms does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Bolthouse Farms is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


2nd Shift (6:00 PM- 6:30AM)

Keywords: Bolthouse Farms, Bakersfield , Lift Truck Operator II, Other , Bakersfield, California

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