Forklift Operator - Bakery Plant

ConAgra Foods (
Defense Contracting


  Full Time   Employee

United States

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        This is a 3rd shift position (10:30 pm to 7:00 am) Sunday night through Thursday night + OT 



          Operates as a material handler in the warehouse and the distribution center.  Responsible for transporting pallets of materials and products to and from warehouse storage to meet  production and inbound/outbound shipment schedules.



  • 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, Document & track production variables, downtime, product samples, and to ensure proper blending of raw materials by weight or automatic metering systems, follow and document accurately time and temperature points in recipe specifications to meet the 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.
  • Follow and comply with all Safe Quality Food (SQF) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s).
  • Pick up and remove waste from production line floors and containers.  Push waste carts to dumpster area.
  • Receive additional training as needed to perform duties and responsibilities.
  • 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.
  • Record the truck set temperatures for every trailer.
  • Manually document the SKU and number for any loose cases.
  • Monitor the conveyor system.
  • Verify code date and case count off an inbound truck.
  • Verify code date and case count off of loose cases.
  • Communicate to the Coordinator or the Team Lead if a trailer is in poor condition.
  • Communicate to the Coordinator or the Team Lead if there is no product available in a pick location or if the product is totally out.
  • Perform other duties that the Team Leader or Coordinator might require.
  • Work overtime as required to achieve production and shipping schedules.
  • The ability to interact effectively and professionally with coworkers.
  • Be able to perform all skills as outlined on the Skills Element Tree.



  • Experience working in a production, manufacturing or distribution environment for 3+ months
  • Experience operating a sit down and standup double reach forklifts



  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Experience working in a food processing or packaging environment
  • Experience work in a USDA, FDA, OSHA, or GMP compliant environment
  • Proficiency in SAP



  • Sit, stand, walk and climb stairs during time on duty
  • Operate a standup double-reach forklift truck to pick and put away products in the refrigerated warehouse.
  • Operate a sit-down forklift truck to transport materials and product to and from storage
  • Pick products from inventory and place on pallets for relocation
  • Communicate with other coworkers to coordinate work activities
  • Count cases of finished product and pallets
  • Record warehouse inventory data on forms
  • Basic computer skills and ability to operate monitoring equipment required
  • Physically able to respond timely to emergency situations at facility


The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria considered necessary to perform the job successfully.  The Company recognizes that an individual with a disability may require an accommodation to enable him/her to successfully perform a job function.  Consideration will be given to reasonable accommodations.


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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