Distribution Specialist/Forklift Driver - SWING Shifts - Military veterans preferred

Conagra Brands (http://www.conagrabrands.com/careers)


  full-time   employee

United States

Conagra Brands has the most energized, highest-impact culture in food. Our people persistently challenge and disrupt marketplace/business conventions and we are respected for our great brands, great food, great margins and consistent results. Conagra Brands, be part of building something BIG.
JOB SUMMARY: The Distribution Specialist position incorporates four separate positions of D-1, D-2, D-3 and D-4. All employees are expected to be knowledgeable in the requirements of each position and able to perform each position as necessary. All drivers are expected to be certified in operating powered industrial trucks and pass a written and skill test. D-1 primarily manages the palletizer. The D-2 position drives an electric-powered industrial truck equipped with lifting devices to supply raw materials, pallets and packaging materials to production lines and mixers. The D-3 unloads and loads raw and finished products between trucks, freezer, storage area and plant. The D-4 will be expected to be knowledgeable in the requirements of each distribution position. D-4 will assist D1, D2, and D3 responsibilities.
Must be able to rotate to all positions of Distribution Specialist.*
Must be free of identified pathogens spread by infected persons handling food such as Hepatitis A, Salmonella typhi, Staphylococcus aureus, etc.
Maintain timely and regular attendance.
Must be able to work overtime to meet production deadlines.
Other Distribution Specialist duties as needed and assigned.
Responsible to report food safety problems to personnel with authority to initiate action.
Able to train on other shifts as needed
Must adhere to plant work standards, high quality and productivity standards per plant requirements.
Must understand and follow safety/Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) standards at all times.
Consistently meets internal and external customer expectations through teamwork, respect and willingness to help and support others.
Treats all team members with respect and maintains positive and effective communication with peers,
leadership and customers.
Takes initiative to continually improve performance and work process through feedback, risk taking, problem solving and generating new ideas.
Listens to and follows instructions correctly.
Understands their responsibility to report food safety problems to personnel with authority to initiate actions
Demonstrates job related skills in verbal and written communication.
Accepts accountability and responsibility for one’s work.
Demonstrates skill in confronting issues, problem solving and decision making to achieve desired results.
Demonstrates high motivation and energy in working with a sense of urgency in critical situations.
Demonstrates good time management independent of supervision.
Demonstrates flexibility to work varying hours and shifts, and Occasional to Frequent overtime.
Effectively rotate to all positions of Distribution Specialist as needed.
Must be certified on forklift operation, passing both the written and behind-the-wheel test.
Must annually be re-certified on forklift operation, involving company training and testing.
Minimum 2 years of previous forklift driving.
Previous warehouse experience and Forklift Operator Certification required.
Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law.