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Heavy Equipment Operator- Temp

Date:  Mar 16, 2023

Elkton, VA, US

Requisition ID: 25513 

A Career in Beer and Beyond:  


Our purpose at Molson Coors Beverage Company is to brew beverages that unite people to celebrate all life’s moments.  We’ve been brewing iconic brands for over 350 years and are now proud to be offering a modern portfolio that expands beyond the beer aisle.    


We are Talent Brewers with our culture rooted in our core Values.  We believe in our brands and our people, and that diversity WITH inclusion is the key to a winning team culture.  We want you to join our team of brand ambassadors who believe the world is full of untapped opportunities.  So, if you get excited about making a real difference as part of a winning team like we do, we want to hear from you.   



The Headlines:    

In the Heavy Equipment Operator - Temporary role at Shenandoah Brewery working in Elkton, Virginia you will be part of the brewery customer service team.   The Heavy Equipment Operator - Temp position is responsible for the movement and spotting of containers to facilitate the needs of the warehouse in sorting and processing material for shipment or storage, for thorough knowledge of on-hand inventory and positioning, and for performing the following duties.


This position reports to the Process Leader within Customer Serviceand works closely with warehouse, dispatch, brewery and packaging departments.


The Responsibilities: 

  • Operate Yard Truck in a safe manner during numerous roll-on/roll-off procedures daily involving loaded and empty containers.
  • Drive and operate Yard Truck in a safe manner, under 10 mph in and around the plant and storage lot/staging area.
  • Be cognizant that the Yard Truck vehicle operation is a low mileage severe duty function that requires particular attention to preventive maintenance checks and services as well as actual scheduled vehicle maintenance.
  • Regularly inspect vehicle and report any vehicle maintenance issues.
  • Responsible to maintain a neat and orderly storage lot oriented toward maximizing efficiency in servicing the plant needs.
  • Must function and interact with plant personnel and comply with plant safety requirements.
  • Communicate with dispatch, operations, and plant personnel using cellular telephone or 2-way radio.
  • Requires ability to update transactions in SAP.
  • Responsible for and dedicated to personal and team safety in relation to completion of tasks and duties.
  • Responsible for and dedicated to quality in relation to completion of tasks and duties.
  • Responsible for any other duties and tasks as assigned by Management.  



The Other Qualifications:  


  • You have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • You have a Class A CDL License OR equivalent experience (2+ years) working as a yard truck driver
  • You love a challenge. You complete complex projects quickly and adeptly with your understanding of the business priorities 
  • You build relationships and collaborate to get to the desired outcome   
  • You take accountability for results – acting with integrity and honoring commitments  
  • You have a thirst for learning – you are always looking for ways to learn and help one another grow   
  • You exhibit our core values 



Work Perks that You Need to Know About:   

  • We care about our People and Planet and have challenged ourselves with stretch goals around our key priorities   
  • We care about our communities, and play our part to make a difference – from charitable donations to hitting the streets together to build parks, giving back to the community is part of our culture and who we are  
  • Engagement with a variety of Employee Resource Groups, which can provide volunteer opportunities, leadership experience, and networking through the organization  
  • Ability to grow and develop your career centered around our First Choice Learning opportunities 
  • Participation in our Total Rewards program with a competitive base salary, incentive plans, parental leave, health, dental, vision, 401k option with incredible employer match, generous paid time off plans, an engaging Wellness Program, and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) with amazing resources 
  • On site Pub, access to cool brand clothing and swag, top events and, of course... free beer and beverages!  
  • Work within a fast paced and innovative company, meeting passionate colleagues and partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences   


At Molson Coors we seek diversity. Differing perspectives lead to challenging the expected, which keeps new ideas bubbling up. We’re an equal opportunity employer and invite applications from candidates from all backgrounds, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic. We take pride in celebrating our unique brew.