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Nestle Inventory Specialist Forklift Operator in Charleston, South Carolina

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.

ReadyRefresh by Nestlé is one of the most visible parts of the Nestlé Waters business, delivering healthy hydration to customers where they need it most. It’s another example of how we are committed to helping people maintain a healthy lifestyle. You’ve no doubt seen our trucks on the road, on their way to bring our water and tea products to thirsty consumers. By joining this fast-growing area of our organization you’ll have the opportunity to share in our mission with a real sense of ownership and the freedom to succeed in your role. It’s a chance to apply your skills and experience to work that’s as challenging as it is rewarding. Whether collaborating as team to deliver superior customer service or making a lasting impact with your individual accomplishments, you’ll be an essential and valuable element of our success. We’ll make sure you receive the support, benefits and development you need to build the perfect career.


Inventory Specialist

Work Schedule:

Sunday through Thursday

6:00 pm to nightly workload completion (overtime eligible position)

Do you have great warehouse experience and inventory control skills? Do you enjoy working evenings? We have an immediate opening for an Inventory Specialist. This role would be perfect for someone who enjoys working independently in a fast-paced environment.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Daily Un-loading / Loading of Route Delivery Trucks (approximately 4 to 5 trucks)

  • Loading / Unloading Inventory replenishment trailers (as required)

  • Ship / Receive / Validate all product deliveries and returns

  • Restock products as required / FIFO

  • Organize / stage product to support daily warehouse operations

  • Execute daily inventory process: Demand count / RMS entry for 3G & 5G and coolers

  • Conduct Random Inventory Audits

  • Ensure Proper Handling / Accounting for Product Damaged as well as In House Usage

  • Conduct Monthly Inventory Expiration Tracking Process

  • Daily / Weekly Ordering of Product / Building Supplies

  • Conduct EOM Inventory Process

  • Document QC Bottles for Return

  • Inventory / Restock / Maintain Coffee Products

  • Count FG for factory / EOM counter / random audits

  • General housekeeping of Warehouse including consolidation of product, sweeping, organizing, etc.

  • Light facility maintenance

  • Parking Lot clean up

  • Complete facility security / safety and standards inspections

Key Qualifications Include:

  • Must have at least 2 to 3 years of prior experience in a warehouse AND inventory control combination role type

  • Must possess strong attention to detail

  • Must be willing to work an evening shift hour schedule

  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED

  • Prior experience with forklift certification completion is strongly preferred, but not required (we offer certification)

  • Must have the ability to handle the following physical requirements including but not limited to: repeated bending, stretching, twisting, and lifting up to 60-80 pounds

  • Must be able to conduct regular inventory counts and audits

  • Must have prior experience working warehouse equipment to include a forklift

  • Must have prior computer software skills and prior inventory management computer program use (SAP, RMS, Globe for example)

  • Must possess a valid driver's license

  • Must have intermediate to advanced level computer skills (Excel,Word, Outlook etc.)

  • Must possess the ability to work independently with minimal supervision and also with 1 other team member

Applicants with criminal histories are welcome to apply

This is a tremendous opportunity! We offer competitive pay based on education, experience, and other qualifications. We offers comprehensive benefits including medical, prescription, dental, vision, flex, life, disability, EAP, 401(k) with match, profit sharing, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, and more!

Nestle Waters North America is the nation’s leading bottled water company, offering consumers a variety of portable, calorie-free bottled waters, including Poland Spring (insert local spring brand) and other natural spring water brands; Nestle Pure Life, a nationally distributed purified bottled water; and international brands, S. Pellegrino, Perrier and Acqua Panna. Most recently, the company has added a refreshing line of ready-to-drink iced teas. Nestle Waters North America is committed to creating shared value for society. It does so through healthy hydration, jobs and benefits to communities where it operates, and environmental stewardship, most notably responsible water management, lightweight packaging and advancing recycling in America.

Putting safety and quality first as we deliver the right product, to the right customer, on time, every time is what we do every day in our operations. Our competitive differentiator is our people who make it happen! Nestle Waters Direct and our trusted brands are well known throughout the United States by our familiar trucks and courteous, dedicated service experts that deliver pure, refreshing bottled water to places where people live, work and shop. Through presence, flexibility and innovation, we satisfy consumer and business needs for convenience, health and wellness.

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