Switcher I


Lexington, KY, US

Functional Area:  Operations 

Posting Locations:  Lexington 

Switcher I


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REFRESH your career by joining our exceptional Logistics team! Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated (CCBCC), the largest independent bottler in the US, is looking for 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




  • 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




  • 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).


CCBCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Nearest Major Market: Lexington

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