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Job Title: Lift Truck Operator (Overhead)
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Location: Bakersfield, CA
Bolthouse Farms, started in 1915, is 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 cafe 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 Inspire the Fresh Revolution™ and 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 or

The Lift Truck Operator (LTO) operates electrically 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 Red Prairie, Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) to relocate materials to the proper department for utilization
Will unload, transport, and store all incoming materials/finished goods using Red Prairie (WMS)
Other duties as assigned

One year of related electrically powered stand-up, sit-down, high reach, quad-mast, pallet jacks, or double pallet jack equipment experience
Certification in operating electrically 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
Ability 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)
Experience with Microsoft Office programs:  Windows, Excel, and Access

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 Red Prairie and WMS, preferred

3rd shift (10pm-6:30am) Monday through Friday, when business requires overtime and weekends will be mandatory

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