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Shipping Distribution Handler (Forklift Operator) in Vista, CA at Watkins Wellness

Date Posted: 2/1/2019

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Job Description

Job Description

We are hiring a Shipping Distribution Handler to work out of our Vista, CA headquarters!

Are you a safety focused individual and have experience operating a forklift in a fast-paced work environment?  As the Shipping Distribution Handler, you will pull high-end spa products based on a loading manifest provided by the Dealer Support department.  Your day-to-day duties will rotate between wrapping, pulling, and stacking the spas to prepare them properly for shipping.  This position reports to the Shipping Supervisor and will be scheduled to work 1st shift.


  • Can you drive a forklift? You will be responsible for loading shipments safely and efficiently.
  • Are you quality focused? You’ll ensure that all parts, covers and spas are loaded correctly and in good condition.
  • Are you detail oriented? You will be responsible for the accuracy of shipments as well as the care of finished goods.  This will include entering tracking information via RF (radio frequency) scanners or updates in our ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system, Navision.     
  • Are you a team player? You may assist in various areas of production as needed.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.
  • 3-5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Forklift experience with the ability to be certified required.
  • Computer literacy with accurate data entry skills; ERP system experience is a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to interact with all levels within the organization.
  • Strong ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to speak, read, and write in English.  Ability to speak Spanish a plus.

We look for candidates that exhibit The Watkins Way (always Ethical, endeavors to be Transparent, embraces Inclusion, welcomes Diverse backgrounds and perspectives, Accommodating, believes in Work-Life Balance, puts Safety First, Accountable, values Relationships, Passionate, Team Player, and Goal Driven).

The employee must frequently lift and move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Full or Part Time

Full time

Watkins is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, protected status as a veteran, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity, or any other legally protected status under federal, state or local law.

No visa sponsorship is available for this position, unless specified within the job description.