Forklift Operator
ABITA BREWING CO Abita Springs, LA hourly

The Forklift Operator is responsible for moving finished product from the warehouse and placing it on the truck for delivery according to the schematics for the delivery route.  This position is also responsible for unloading returned products and storing it in its designated place. This position will follow standard work methods and practice safe work habits.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Operate a forklift in a safe and orderly manner.
  •          Operate the de-palletizer, palletizer, and stretchwrapper according to the SOP guidelines.
  •          Receives and stores incoming items according to SOP guidelines.
  •          Maintain appropriate recordkeeping according to SOP guidelines.
  •        Maintains cleanliness of work area, around warehouse and dry good storage area (cleans up any product and/or container spills; disposes of trash).

Working Conditions

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodations.

  •        Flexible to work a rotating schedules as business needs arise (typical work week = 40 hours). 
  •      Position requires standing for long periods of time (up to 12 hours), bending, stooping, twisting, and lifting products and materials weighing up to 70 pounds.
  •        Routine pushing, pulling, reaching, upper body and arm rotation, arm extension, and climbing ladders.
  •        Very high noise levels in/around bottling line (ear protection required).
  •        Exposure to various temperature changes.
  •        Able to wear required Personal Protective Equipment (ear plugs, gloves, boots, etc.). 

Supervision of Others

This position does not require any management responsibilities.


  •        High School Diploma or GED.
  •        Forklift experience required, ability to pass Forklift Driving Skills test.
  •        Basic knowledge of computers.
  •        Knowledge of safe work operations, safety policies and procedures.
  •        Attention to details, ability to recognize when there is a problem.
  •        Love, appreciation and knowledge of beer, including a familiarity with the craft brewing industry and with beer styles.
  •        Must be eligible to work in the United States.


 Abita Brewing Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


ABITA BREWING CO is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
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