Materials Handler - Military veterans preferred

Conagra Brands (


  full-time   employee

1025 Reno Nv

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.
SUMMARY: The Material Handler is responsible for working safely and efficiently on the production floor to deliver ingredients to the production line and take finished product to the warehouse.
Adhere to all safety policies and procedures
Maintain a clean and organized production area to promote a safe work environment
Use proper lifting technique when handling waste bins, ingredient bags and heavy items
Notify supervisor immediately if any unsafe or potentially hazardous conditions are discovered
Demonstrate a strong understanding of good manufacturing practice (GMP) and cross contamination
Maintain and demonstrate a thorough understanding of processing specifications for varying products and materials
Demonstrate a thorough understanding of electronic inventory tracking system (SAP)
Order/receive materials and perform lot code changes
Perform safety and quality checks as needed
Perform sanitation tasks to clean and sanitize all production equipment as necessary
Deliver raw ingredients to the production floor accurately and in a timely manner
Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor
Fill in on other shifts when necessary and work Saturday on occasion
Transport unwrapped pallets from production to wrapping machine for completion and labeling
Maintain a high level of personal responsibility and ownership
Maintain a strong commitment to teamwork and concern for others
Must be respectful of others and demonstrate professional work habits
Reliable and able to work within a team in fast paced environment
Train, assist and lead employees (new and current) for development in required operational skills
Able to adhere to all Conagra Brands policies and procedures
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); three or more month’s related experience or other food production experience or manufacturing experience
Must have forklift experience and certification
Must be able to effectively use the English language, in verbal and written form
Must be able to effectively communicate and interpret work instructions and safety rules using English
Ability to perform operations of weight, volume and length measurement
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed instructions
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk: use hands and fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms; stop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear and taste or smell with reasonable accommodation
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and repetitive use of arms, hands, back and legs to unload and load product
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and chemicals
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate
Work area is warm due to heat of popcorn kettles
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.