Harvest Fork Lift operator

B Corp: 

Location: 

Newberg, OR

Job Title: Harvest Fork Lift operator


Job Description:

Company Overview

A certified B Corp and a global 2015 B Corp Champion, A to Z Wineworks has been recognized as one of the top four small businesses in Oregon two years in a row and as one of the top ten most admired agricultural companies in the state.  One of Oregon’s largest wineries, a joyful commitment to excellence in quality, service, education and value distinguishes the company. 

The Opportunity

REX HILL & A to Z Wineworks, located in Oregon’s picturesque Northern Willamette Valley, seeks qualified & experienced seasonal fork lift operators for the 2017 vintage.

At A to Z Wineworks, harvest is intense and filled with opportunity with fruit arriving from around the state.  This fork lift driver main focus will move fruit bins off trucks, transport bins across the winery production areas, load grapes from bins to presses and processing lines, load empty bins back on truck beds and help in other areas of the winery if there is a pause in processing.

Harvest fork lift needs begin in mid-September through early November depending on the timing of the vintage.  We value those who share in our company culture of working hard, working smart and enjoying what we do.

Requirements

  • 1-2 years solid hands on fork lift experience in gas and electric powered forklift, respectively class 1 &4 and including front dump and rotator equipment

  • Previous exposure to warehouse and material handler experience

  • A flexible schedule. Hours include swing shifts, overtime, weekend and/or holidays

  • The ability to stand, sit and move for at least 10 hours in all outdoor climate conditions

  • The proven ability to lift, bend, rotate, move, and carry 50lb over the course of the shift and on a repetitive basis

  • Mechanical aptitude, ability to problem solve and reasoning skills

  • Strong verbal and written English skills; conversational Spanish, Oz, Kiwi and French a plus

  • Ability to work well within a team environment or alone, working with individuals in a respectful manner that is consistent with the company’s values

Learn more about us at www.AtoZWineworks.com

 

To Apply:

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If you require any accommodation in the recruitment process, please contact us with the “Need Help” button in the online application.

Please apply here: https://www.fitzii.com/apply/19518?s=bc