Lift Truck Operator I - 2Nd Shift

Bolthouse Farms Bakersfield , CA 93301

Posted 2 months ago


  • This position will report to the: Supervisor

  • Travel Requirement: None

  • FLSA Status: Hourly Non-Exempt

  • Shift: 2nd Shift

  • Employment Category: Full-Time


Guided by its purpose

  • Ingenuity Grows Good

  • Bolthouse Farms is recognized as a leader in growing, manufacturing, and distributing high quality, nutrient dense branded products. Employing more than 2,200 people and headquartered in Bakersfield, California's fertile San Joaquin Valley, Bolthouse Farms is one of the largest carrot growers and distributors in the U.S. and manufactures the No. 1 premium refrigerated branded beverage in U.S. retail. Bolthouse Farms is made up of farm and food fanatics who work every day to serve Our Land, Our People, and All People. Visit Bolthouse Farms or follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter to learn more.


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

  • During the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, we recognize that certain "non-essential worker" personnel may at times store consumer-facing materials (including, but not limited to, EADs, coupons, promotional materials, etc.) offsite from Company locations, such as at associates' homes or in vehicles. All such consumer-facing materials must be maintained in a smoke-free and secure workplace environment.


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 (6:00PM-6:00AM)

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Lift Truck Operator I - 2Nd Shift

Bolthouse Farms