Forklift Operators-Distribution Center (Freezer)
Vernon, CA 
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Job Description
Forklift Operators-Distribution Center (Freezer)
ID 2022-22985
Job Locations US-CA-Vernon
Category Operations
Type Full-Time
FLSA Status Hourly
Shift 2nd Shift
Job Locations
US-CA-Vernon
Your Opportunity

It is vital to be very attentive to detail and assertive upon completing the day-to-day tasks in a safe & efficient manner. The duties of theWarehouse Laborers are listed below, but are not limited or restricted by those listed. The Warehouse Labor will follow instruction and direction to perform other related tasks as required & deemed necessary to the overall efficiency of the warehouse unit.

Work schedule: 4pm-2:30am (4 ten hour shifts)

Core Responsibilities
    Operate an electric reach truck to move pallets loaded with packaged pork products from the refrigerated warehouse area to the distribution area.
  • Loads and unloads trucks to complete the shipping/receiving function, verifying the accuracy of the shipping manifests using forklift (sit down/stand up/cherry picker)
  • Pick orders as directed through the VMU screen and transport orders to the appropriate staging area on the loading dock Hang/remove product on/off a cart
  • Work in cold environment
  • Complete warehouse activities as directed by the warehouse supervisor.
  • Operates an electric-powered reach truck
  • Operates an electric-powered pallet jack
  • Transports or retrieves pallets of product to and from various locations in the warehouse
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications
  • Frequently push/pull heavy objects (15 to 75 lbs.)
  • Occasional lifting of product from floor to waist level (100 lbs.)
  • Frequent bending at the waist/knees
  • Ability to work in cold environment (20-40 degrees F)
  • Ability to work on wet and slippery conditions
  • Ability to wear equipment, including hard hat, gloves, hearing protection, etc.
  • Follow and understand written and verbal instructions, signs.
  • Flexible schedule: able to work 9-12 hour days/6 days a week
Careers and Benefits

To learn more about Smithfield's benefits, visit smithfieldfoods.com/careerbenefits.

PEOPLE MATTER

More than 63,000 employees globally drive our success. We strive to create a fair, ethical and rewarding work environment.

GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT

Working at Smithfield isn't just a job - it's the foundation for a lifelong career with training designed to help you advance professionally.

BENEFITS

Our people matter. That's why we offer excellent, comprehensive benefits packages to our full-time employees.

SUSTAINABILITY PLEDGE

Sustainability is ingrained in our culture and guides how we operate. We believe in innovating for the future.

About Smithfield Foods

Headquartered in Smithfield, Va. since 1936, Smithfield Foods, Inc. is an American food company with agricultural roots and a global reach. With more than 60,000 jobs globally, we are dedicated to producing "Good food. Responsibly" and serve as one of the world's leading vertically integrated protein companies. We have pioneered sustainability standards for more than two decades, including our industry-leading commitments to become carbon negative in our U.S. company-owned operations and reduce GHG emissions 30 percent across our entire U.S. value chain by 2030. We believe in the power of protein to end food insecurity and have donated hundreds of millions of food servings to our communities. Smithfield boasts a portfolio of high-quality iconic brands, such as Smithfield, Eckrich and Nathan's Famous, among many others. For more information, visit www.smithfieldfoods.com, and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.

EEO/AA Information

Smithfield is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans status, status as a disabled individual or any other protected group status or non-job characteristic as directed by law.

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Smithfield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or any other protected group status or non-job related characteristic as directed by law.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
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