• Operator Lift Truck (Forklift Operator)

    Nestle Purina Petcare Company
    Job Description

    Our factory in Crete, NE is one of the largest wet pet food manufacturing facilities in the U.S. as a mass producer of over one thousand tons of pet food per day, including brands like Alpo®, Nestlé Purina ONE®, Pro Plan®, Friskies® and Nestlé Purina Veterinary Diets® brands. With the city of Lincoln just 25 miles from the factory, many of our associates find convenience in larger-city living in Lincoln and embrace the short commute to the quainter city of Crete. 

    As a Forklift Operator, you will perform a variety of tasks within our warehouse including loading trucks, unloading trucks, case picking product, and staging finished product as it is released from our packing area.  You'll be part of a team that maintains a safe work environment and provides a quality to our customers.


    • Inspect, load and unload product
    • Load pallets and put away products safely and effectively
    • Keep operating areas clean and in orderly condition according to food safety standards
    • Performs daily maintenance check of forklift operation and report any repairs needed
    • Utilize RF Scan guns and terminal using warehouse management system
    • Perform all other duties as assigned.


    • High school diploma or GED
    • 6+ months of forklift experience within a warehouse, manufacturing or military environment

     To our veterans and separated service members—you’re at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé Purina. The skills you’ve gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. We hope you’ll consider sharing in our mission—you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé Purina home.

     The Nestlé Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and look for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.

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