Forklift Driver

Forklift Driver

Located in the heart of the fertile Central Valley of California since 1950. Fowler Packing is one of the largest family owned farming operations in the Central Valley. We supply consistent quality products that can be found in the produce department of grocery stores nationwide under the SamSons and Peelz Labels.


Summary/Objective: Operates forklifts to move bins, pallets, and finished product into loading trailers, cold storage, and upper level racks. Must use scanning guns for storage and retrieval of product, and to keep track of inventory. May be assigned other tasks as necessary.

Essential Functions:

  • Drives forklift in a safe and competent manner in a fast paced environment. Capable of driving into small spaces, i.e. truck trailers, cooling rooms, and in between storage racks.
  • Moves bins/finished product as directed to maintain the flow of production.
  • Stores bins/products in an organized manner.
  • Communicates with supervisors to ensure accuracy.
  • Stacking goods in the correct storage bays, following inventory control instructions
  • Checking loads are secure
  • Stacking empty pallets
  • Removing machine attachments and waste material from machines
  • Examining products to verify conformance to quality standards
  • Performing daily equipment checks such as recharging the truck’s battery and lubricating equipment
  • Responsible for cleaning the storage room and make the work area is safe and well-kept.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Bi-lingual preferred
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs
  • Forklift certification per OSHA standards




Fowler Packing provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.









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