Operator - Forklift - Warehouse/Distribution Center

ConAgra Foods (www.conagrafoodscareers.com/)
Defense Contracting


  Full Time   Employee

United States

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ConAgra Foods, Inc., the manufacturer of  Parkay, Fleishmans, and Blue Bonnett Table Spreads as well as Reddi Wip Aerosol Cream is currently seeking Operator - Forklift - Dry Goods Warehouse/Distribution Center Production employee candidates for our  Indianapolis, IN manufacturing facility, located at 4300 W. 62nd Street.


The Operator - Forklift - Dry Goods Warehouse/Distribution Center Production  Employees operates as a material handler in the dry stock warehouse and the refrigerated product distribution center. Employees are also responsible for transporting pallets of materials and products to and from Warehouse Storage to meet production and inbound/outbound shipment schedules.  All positions require strict compliance to Safety, Attendance, and Quality Good Manufacturing Practices standards.


Qualified candidates must have a minimum High School diploma or GED.  Must have  6+ months of previous manufacturing experience and a demonstration of teamwork, initiative, good judgment, and high work standards.  Production/Assembly and/or Food Service experience is a plus.  Candidates must be able to work any of the three shifts and every/any day of the week.  Starting rate is $15.03/hour. All applicants will be required to pass a pre-employment background check, physical, and hair follicle drug screen.


Job Responsibilities:


  • Safety, demonstrated behaviors in support of company safety procedures with focus on zero injuries.
  • Quality, demonstrates behaviors in support of quality work processes to include Statistical Process Control-SPC, Document & track production variables, downtime, product samples and make adjustments to ensure proper packaging and casing of product to meet quality standards.
  • Continuous Improvement Actively support the ConAgra Performance System-CPS. Experience in a High Performance Work Systems; 5’s, working in teams, problem solving, six sigma, TPM, training, continuous skills development-CSD, auditing, planned and/or autonomous maintenance-AM.
  • Own a minimum of one area within a plant and drive 5S for that area.
  • Follow and comply with all Safe Quality Food (SQF) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s).
  • Conduct a minimum of one area audit per month.
  • Ability to maintain mastery on all skill sets that the associate has been certified on through ongoing skills audits and rotation.
  • Operate a sit-down, double-reach, and pallet jack forklift to move product to and from inventory warehouse storage and to and from the production lines.
  • Hitch trucks to warehouse docks.
  • Stage pallets and product to ensure efficiency and safety of warehouse operations.
  • Change out forklift batteries as needed to operate.
  • Consolidate bays in inventory as needed.
  • Operate shrink wrapper and install a new roll of shrink wrap film as needed.
  • Operate inventory control devices (radio frequency) to view, track, and adjust product inventory.
  • Operate inventory control devices to perform cycle counts and corrections.
  • Maintain cleanliness in all work areas and equipment.
  • Pick full and partial pallets to load and unload trucks and move inventory into/out of warehouse.
  • Transport supplies to production as needed.
  • Assist other workers as needed


Learn new procedures, equipment, or operations as needed to perform functions.

Forklift Operator: Requires both sit-down and stand-up reach truck experience.  Operates as a material handler in the dry stock warehouse and the refrigerated product distribution center. Responsible for transporting pallets of materials and products to and from warehouse storage to meet production and inbound/outbound shipment schedules.


ConAgra Foods, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.


To apply for this job, contact:
Phil Ziolkowski

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