Forklift Receiving - Council Bluffs, IA

ConAgra Foods (
Defense Contracting


  Full Time   Employee

Council Bluffs
United States

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Job Summary:

The Receiving/Line Service Forklift Operator is responsible for performing setup and line service for production lines safely and in a timely manner, retrieving ingredients or packaging material as needed during production, transferring finished product to the freezer, accurately receiving inventory, ensuring received inventory is accurately entered into the warehouse management system, and maintaining a clean work area.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Ability to work the scheduled/assigned times and required overtime for position
  • Ability to read, write, communicate, and comprehend written instructions in English
  • Ability to drive forklifts including stand-up, sit down, tandem, and rider
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Basic math skills
  • Basic knowledge of computers
  • Ability to move up to 75 lbs

Job Duties:

  • Perform required safety check of equipment before use
  • Perform setup and line service for production in a timely manner
  • Setup production staging areas with required ingredients and materials from daily requisition sheet
  • Retrieve ingredients/packaging material for production as needed during production
  • Transfer finished product from the line to the freezer
  • Prepare to receive trailers by opening dock door, setting dock plate, inspecting trailer, and chocking tires
  • Inspect and unload trailers
  • Verify bill of lading
  • Accurately count and inspect received inventory
  • Transfer inventory to open warehouse, freezer, or cooler  locations
  • Rotate date sensitive stock according to company policy
  • Maintain clean work area (e.g., remove trash, stack pallets, remove damaged pallets, etc.)
  • May perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Knowledge of forklift safety and troubleshooting
  • Ability to understand the effects of product damage
  • Ability to solve problems independently  
  • Must be well organized and able to prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work individually as well as with others as a team at all levels
  • Knowledge of GMP’s
  • Ability to be PIT Certified


Education:  High school diploma or GED preferred.

Experience:  Minimum 6 months forklift preferred.


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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