Seasonal Forklift Driver

Last updated 3 days ago
Location:Windsor, California
Job Type:Full Time

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A career at Brown-Forman is just like a good bottle of bourbon: unique and refined, with a bit of a kick. Making our products from barrel to bottle requires detailed planning along each step. Just like bourbon production, our employees work in many different aspects to create the best possible product. This way, our customers can enjoy the world-class brands we promise to deliver. Here’s the kicker - we, too, get to enjoy this process, just one of the sweet benefits of leading the market with the world’s favorite whiskey. Whether in the ground, in the store, or in the office, we hand pick all of our ingredients in order to be proud of what we achieve.

Under limited supervision and in compliance with safety and operational procedures, performs tasks associated with moving goods from one place to another. This position requires attention to detail and a high level of safety awareness at all times. This position will support production needs and may work at various locations such as Cellar, Loading Docks, and the Warehouse.

Basic Function:
Performs all routine forklift driving activities in accordance with standard operating procedures and safety policies to ensure maximum productivity and efficiency and the high quality of all wines produced.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Under limited supervision, operates a powered forklift to move grape bins throughout harvest receiving area.

Offload full grape bins from flatbed trucks, stack, and stage for processing.

Loads grape bins into processing equipment and onto grape bin sanitation equipment.

Unload bins off sanitation equipment, stack, and stage.

Load flatbed trucks with stacked sanitized bins for future production.

Load bins of grape pomace into trailers for proper transportation.

Conducts a forklift inspection.

Basic reading, writing, and numerical ability.

Adheres to all safety policies and procedures, including but not limited to timely and accurate reporting of all work-related injuries and illnesses to the supervisor, promoting safety awareness to co-workers, advising the supervisor of any unsafe acts and conditions, wearing required personal protective equipment and following confined space protocol where necessary.

Perform basic math calculations to complete written work orders.

Forklift certification required, training to be conducted on-site.

Ability to work as a team with all winery employees.

Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Attendance/Schedule – Must have flexibility with scheduling, willing to work various schedules. Will require occasional overtime and weekend work during harvest and as needed. May also require on-call status for emergencies.

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