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Nestle Seasonal Palletizer Operator in Stanwood, Michigan

As the nation's leading bottled water company, Nestlé Waters North America is dedicated to providing customers with healthy hydration options. Alongside that, we're also committed to developing our people - enabling them to make the most of the many elements that help them to succeed.

Nestlé Waters consists of four business units: Corporate, Retail, Supply Chain and ReadyRefresh by Nestlé . Whichever one of these areas you choose to join, you'll find yourself collaborating with a highly talented team on work that's challenging, engaging and incredibly rewarding. You'll be an essential element of our success: trusted, empowered and supported to make a lasting impact on the very future of our business. It's a chance to use your knowledge, skills and experience to shine brightly and achieve your ambitions - all while delivering healthy hydration to millions of customers.

The Ice Mountain bottling facility is currently seeking seasonal palletizer operators. Palletizer operators are responsible for safe operations of forklift, maintaining and sanitization of palletizers and forklifts to ensure that lines are running, and timely and accurate movement of product.


  • Understands and follows all forklift safety guidelines and policies

  • Ensure quality product is sent to customer

  • Meet or exceed Operations Key Performance Indicators (Asset Intensity, Unplanned stops, Minor stop reduction)

  • Perform accurate bin transactions per EWM standards

  • Work as a team with other operators to eliminate unnecessary unplanned stops

  • Operates Windows based computer system

  • Performs routine and preventive maintenance in accordance with PM schedule

  • Perform equipment changeovers in accordance with production schedules

  • Able to trouble shoot equipment mechanical issues, escalate issues when necessary

  • Inspects raw materials and full goods as produced to ensure compliance

  • Participate in team functions as required and supports NCE, TPM and EWM initiatives

Perform Palletizer Technician duties as required, including but not limited to AGV support


  • Fork truck certification or ability to be trained

  • Two to three years previous forklift experience preferred

  • Computer navigation skills

  • Microsoft Windows and SAP experience preferred

  • Works well with others in team environment

  • Able to train others on job functions

  • Ability to stand on your feet for long periods of time, bend, stoop, climb stairs and lift at least 50 lbs. multiple times throughout the day

  • Able and willing to work 12 hours shifts including the potential for nights, weekends and holidays

To our veterans and separated service members: you are at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills that you have gained while serving our country, such as adaptability, agility, and leadership, are aligned with the skills that we look for when we think about what success looks like at Nestle. We hope that you will consider sharing in our mission and purpose to enhance quality of life and contribute to a healthier future.

Nestlé Waters North America is the nation's leading bottled water company. Our water brands include Poland Spring, Arrowhead, Ozarka, Deer Park, Zephyrhills and Ice Mountain, Nestlé Pure Life, S. Pellegrino, Perrier and Acqua Panna. We're passionate about creating shared value for society in all kinds of ways: from providing careers and benefits to communities where we operate to environmental stewardship - most notably responsible water management, lightweight packaging and advancing recycling in America. As a valuable part of our team, you'll receive a competitive total rewards package - something that will provide you with the support you need to thrive both inside and outside of work. It's not just the work that you'll find fulfilling here though. As you build a career with us, you'll receive exactly the kind of benefits you'd expect from a leading name in healthy hydration. The only question is, what elements will help you succeed at Nestlé Waters?

Applicants with criminal histories are welcome to apply."

EOE M/F/D/V Nestle is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is looking for diversity in candidates for employment. All candidates must apply online at Nestlejobs.com