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Utility Operator

Date: Oct 5, 2018

Location: East Hartford, CT, US, 06118

Company: Coca-Cola of Northern New England


Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Northern New England (CCNNE), headquartered in Bedford, New Hampshire, is one of the largest independently owned and operated Coca-Cola bottlers in the United States. Over the past 40 years, CCNNE has exhibited an unrivaled commitment to the consumers, customers, and communities we serve. Our primary mission is to refresh the Northeast and to inspire moments of optimism through our brands and the actions of our people. CCNNE is proud to bottle and sell products owned by The Coca-Cola Company, Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, Monster Energy Corporation, fairlife and The Moxie Beverage Company.

JOB LOCATION(S) East Hartford, CT


Coca-Cola of Northern New England is seeking an enthusiastic, hardworking Utility Operator to join our team.



The Utility Operator acts as a vital back-up for multiple positions within a production center including Machine Operator and Forklift Operator.



  • Machine Operator Back-up:
    • Set up fillers and other machinery for production and ensure all necessary materials are available
    • Operate and monitor production equipment and replenish materials as needed
    • Visually inspect production run and document results
    • Determine and report malfunctions to the appropriate parties
    • Maintain clean and safe work area at all time
    • Adhere to all company policies and procedures


  • Forklift Operator Back-up:
    • Operate industrial vehicles and equipment to transport raw materials, full goods and/or finished goods to designated areas
    • Load and unload trailers and/or route trucks
    • Move product and/or materials manually as required
    • Ensure compliance with regulatory and company policies and procedures


  • Support the efficient operation of the warehouse:
    • Assist with daily housekeeping and maintenance including sweeping, mopping and rubbish removal
    • Run floor scrubber


  • Perform other duties as assigned by Management



  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent preferred
  • 1-3 years of general work experience required
  • 1+ years of prior warehouse or production experience preferred
  • Forklift certification required
  • Previous experience within a high-speed industrial environment and / or knowledge of industrial technology a plus
  • Must have the ability to lift, push and pull up to 50 pounds, reach above head height, squat, kneel, bend and reach
  • Must have the ability to push and pull manual and powered material handling equipment (i.e., pallet jack, hand-truck etc.) containing product loads for a minimum of 100 yards without assistance
  • Must have the ability to stand and walk for long periods of time


It is impossible to list every requirement for, or responsibility of, any position. Similarly we cannot identify all the skills a position may require since job responsibilities and the Company's needs may change over time. Therefore, the above job description is not comprehensive or exhaustive. The Company reserves the right to adjust, add to or eliminate any aspect of the above description. The Company also retains the right to require all employees to undertake additional or different job responsibilities when necessary to meet business needs.



CCNNE requires all applicants to undergo a background verification process prior to commencing employment with the company. Employment with CCNNE is contingent on the satisfactory completion of a pre-employment background check and drug screen. Where applicable, driving records, including minor moving violations, will be evaluated according to CCNNE's guidelines to determine eligibility for the position.



CCNNE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Nearest Major Market: Hartford

Job Segment: Warehouse, Equipment Operator, Forklift, Machinist, Manufacturing

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