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Forklift Operator

Ferrero Candy Company

Ferrero Candy Company

Bloomington, IL, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 20, 2023

Job Location: ​Florence​

Florence, KY USA

Company description

Ferrero is a family-owned company with a truly progressive and global outlook and iconic brands such as Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, Raffaello®, Kinder Bueno® and Kinder Surprise®. As the love for our brands continues to grow, so too does our global reach. Represented in more than 50 countries, with products sold in more than 170, the Ferrero Group is loved by generations around the world. The secret to our global success? 38,767  dedicated employees who celebrate care and quality to craft a business, careers and brands we are proud of. Join us, and you could be one of them.

Diversity Statement

Ferrero is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture in which all employees feel welcomed and appreciated and have the same opportunities. We believe all of our people are equally talented in their own way. In nurturing the curiosity and natural abilities of our employees, we provide them, generation after generation, the means to succeed personally and professionally, enabling them to craft their journey at Ferrero. The diversity of our talents is what makes our work environment multicultural, innovative and highly rewarding.

About the Role:

This position is a night shift 12-hr position working 7pm – 7am.  The Forklift Operator performs general warehouse duties, including: shipping/receiving, packaging orders, processing orders, and stocking and re-shelving merchandise

Main Responsibilities:

The forklift operator performs a variety of duties, including but not limited to:

  • Shipping and receiving of raw material and finished product
  • Moving products, material, and equipment throughout the facility
  • Conducts material audits
  • Utilizes scanning equipment and computers for finished goods
  • Works at finished goods palletizer
  • Loads trucks direct from the line with finished goods
  • Responsible to recognize, address and escalate all quality issues to supervisor and team members
  • Follow safety regulations and maintains compliance of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)
  • Complies with all applicable food laws, regulations, and food safety requirements
  • Performs related duties as assigned or required

Who we are looking for:

The ideal candidate for this role will have 5+ years experience as a forklift operator working in a fast pace food manufacturing environment.  Attention to detail and a safety mindset is critical in this role.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED and a minimum of 2 years of forklift experience.
  • Basic knowledge of computers
  • Experience with SAP
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to obtain forklift certification.

How to be successful in the role and at Ferrero:

Consumers, quality and care are at the heart of everything we do. So, to be successful at Ferrero, you’ll need to be just as consumer and product centric as we are - dedicated to crafting brilliant results for consumers around the world. 

Requisition ID
Job function
End to End Supply Chain
United States