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9 Nov 2020

Full-Time Forklift Shipping and Receiving Operator

Mass. Bay Brewing Co. – Posted by MBBC Woburn, Massachusetts, United States

Job Description


The Forklift Shipping and Receiving Operator is responsible for coordinating the activities of employees during a given shift along with making decisions regarding the movement of pallets or materials to maximize efficiencies and overall productivity of the shift. The ideal candidate will ensure warehouse tasks and activities are carried out following company health and safety procedures and compliance standards.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Establishing operational procedures for verification of incoming and outgoing shipments, handling and disposition of materials and tracking warehouse inventory
  • Ensuring logs are filled out accurately each time a lift is signed out
  • Loading and unloading materials from trailers
  • Moving pallets or materials on pallets/crates around the facility
  • Stacking pallets or materials in the correct manner and following inventory control instructions
  • Checking to ensure loads are secure
  • Building pallets when necessary

Efficient and Accurate Product Handling:

  • Maintaining reasonable inventory levels by transferring or putting pallets away on racks to keep the work flow running smoothly
  • Ensuring all pallets are properly tagged and wrapped prior to storage or being shipped
  • Keeping warehouse stocked, ensuring minimal damage and avoiding mixing of product dates


  • Maintaining an orderly and safe work environment
  • Control of load and constant awareness of surrounding staff and environment
  • Safe and efficient handling of lifts and other material-handling equipment as trained


  • 3-5 years of related experience, preferably in a distribution environment
  • OSHA approved Forklift Certification
  • Proper use of PPE
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Massachusetts Hoisting License
  • Advanced understanding of product rotation and perishable product management
  • Advanced math and computer skills
  • Excellent safety record
  • Familiarity with maintenance and safety procedures for warehouse equipment


  • Ability to stand and/or be on the move 8 hours a day
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced working environment for distribution pulling, cutting, packing and shipping orders; must be able to meet required daily goals
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs as needed during the course of a normal work day


POSITION: Forklift Shipping and Receiving Operator

DEPARTMENT: Woburn Warehouse

FLSA: Full Time, Non-Exempt

SHIFT: 7am to 3pm M-F

JOB GRADE: Kilderkin

REPORTS TO: Warehouse Manager

How to Apply

TO APPLY: Please click on the link to apply directly on our Careers page.  

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 75 days.

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