Level 4 Advanced Material Handler

Company Name: E and J Gallo Winery

Location: Modesto, CA, CA, US - 95350

Job Duration: 2021-07-22 to 2021-08-21


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The advanced material handler operates a clamp lift or fork lift as the primary duty.  The advanced material handler will continuously support the Shipping Operations. Openings are on off-shifts, driving both indoors and outdoors.  Driver required to use a computerized inventory system. 



  • Loads and unloads rail cars or vans.
  • Moves pallets of finished product to various work stations such as railroad cars, vans/flats, or to the proper warehouse locations.
  • Moves raw, packaging, or point-of-sale materials.
  • Responsible for leaker pickup and other housekeeping tasks as necessary.
  • Performs flow rack transactions.
  • Stacks product.
  • Picks product for sales orders.
  • Operates stretch wrapper.
  • All tasks performed by Warehouse Level 3.
  • Demonstrates teamwork within a diverse team make-up.
  • Maintains 5S principles, GMP, PPE requirements.
  • Shares information at shift change-over and pass down meetings.
  • Demonstrates adherence to all company safety and quality policies.
  • Must maintain satisfactory attendance, to include timeliness.
  • Responsible for understanding and complying with applicable quality, environmental and safety regulatory consideration.
  • This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.






To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



  • Minimum Work Keys test scores:
    • Applied Math – 4
    • Locating Information or Graphic Literacy – 4
    • Reading for Information or Workplace Documents– 4
  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • High School Diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Required to work any shift.
  • Required to comply with company GMP policies.
  • Required to work overtime if necessary.
  • Required to lift 60 lbs.
  • Required to pass in-house clamp lift and forklift skills tests.
  • One (1) year experience as a Certified Clamp/Forklift Driver

  • OSHA certified to drive a lift truck.


Additional Minimum Information:

              Secondary Specialized Equipment

  • Layer picker
  • Loads Stabilizer
  • Tug



One (1) year experience as a Certified Clamp/Forklift Driver



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be required to:

  • Frequent reaching with frequent torso and neck rotation and constant handling and grasping.
  • Occasionally standing, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling.
  • Constant movements occur while operating the foot controls on the lifts on a constant basis.
  • Hand and finger dexterity and gross manipulation occur on a constant basis in terms of operating the knobs and controls on the lift.
  • Constant sitting for the majority of the work shift in terms of driving the lift.
  • Lifting maximum 60 pounds.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to the following:

  • Exposure to dust and fumes.
  • Exposure to loud noise levels.
  • Will work indoors and outdoors; temperatures fluctuate from winter to summer between 50 to 100 degrees.
  • The primary working surface is concrete.


Gallo does not sponsor for employment based visas for this position now or in the future.


Req ID : 81221 

Gallo is an Equal Employment opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles (such as braids, locks, and twists), color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition as defined by applicable state law (including cancer and predisposing genetic characteristics in California), genetic information, marital status, familial status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation (actual or perceived), transgender status, sex stereotyping, age, military or veteran status, domestic violence or sexual assault victim status, or any other basis protected by applicable law. 


We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Gallo is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process.
If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at 209.341.7000.