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Switcher I


Charlotte, NC, US, 28216


Requisition ID:  91488 

Posting Locations: Charlotte


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Switcher I


Schedule: 1st Shift. 7AM-6PM or until work completion. Weekends are Mandatory. 


REFRESH your career by joining our exceptional team! Coca-Cola Consolidated, the largest bottler in the U.S., is looking for a Switcher I!


Things you should know about working as a Switcher I:


Support successful logistics operations through movement, loading, unloading, and delivery of product and materials using a wide variety of material handling equipment at highly proficient level (examples: forklift, HiJaw, pallet jack, Switcher). Operate various support systems and equipment to document logistics activity (examples: Inventory management system(s), labeling systems, scanning systems).  Operate simple machinery to support product movement activities (examples: palletizer, pallet wrapper, dock equipment).  Relieve operators in variety of positions to support uninterrupted plant/logistics operations.


What would success look like?


        • Conduct “blind receiving” process to ensure accurate billing/accountability for loads received. Handle receiving documentation (manifest, bill of lading) in accordance with established procedures

        • Load trucks/trailers in accordance with applicable documentation and in correct sequence. “Lock” loads as applicable to prevent shifting/falling.

        • Update inventory management system(s) to reflect changes in inventory status

        • Build pallets/orders as needed/directed to support successful order fulfillment


Minimum Qualifications


        • Candidate must be able to obtain; a valid medical examiners certificate (medical card) with Interstate non-excepted classification and a Class A license for the State hired. Interstate non-excepted does not allow for State approved medical waivers

        • Ability to proficiently relieve employees in a variety of logistics positions

        • Ability to obtain Interstate CDL permit and the ability to pass and maintain D.O.T. physical requirements

        • Ability to quickly assess the status of logistics processes/systems, take immediate responsibility, take appropriate actions and make appropriate decisions

        • Comprehension of basic safety principles including proper lifting and use of personal protective equipment

        • Advanced forklift skills (single-wide/double-wide, HiJaw, Cascade).

        • Forklift/Pallet Jack certification

        • Switcher operation certification

        • Rudimentary mechanical skills

        • Complete forms (handwritten and/or computer-based) to document activities/results

        • Intermediate math skills

        • Capacity to assess order (“pick ticket”) and determine an appropriate order configuration on a pallet.

        • Thorough understanding of elements contributing to logistics productivity.

        • Capacity to assess order building/loading work flow and choose optimum pick/load path

        • Capacity to simultaneously manage multiple processes to support overall system efficiency

        • Operation of logistics inventory management system(s)

        • Ability to consistently count received product/materials and compare to manifest with a high degree of accuracy

        • Ability to consistently load trucks in accordance with documentation with a high degree of accuracy

        • Possess strong communication skills


Preferred Qualifications


        • Interstate Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) or permit

        • Minimum High School Diploma or Equivalent preferred



All candidates will be subject to pre-employment testing: Background Check, Drug Screen, and Physical Abilities Test (if applicable).





Coca-Cola Consolidated, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte