Smithfield Foods

  • Warehouse Laborers-Forklift Drivers

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    3rd Shift
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    It is vital to be very attentive to detail and assertive upon completing the day-to-day tasks in a safe & efficient manner. The duties of theWarehouse Laborers are listed below, but are not limited or restricted by those listed.  The Warehouse Labor will follow instruction and direction to perform other related tasks as required & deemed necessary to the overall efficiency of the warehouse unit.

    Core Responsibilities

    • Operate an electric reach truck to move pallets loaded with packaged pork products from the refrigerated warehouse area to the distribution area.
    • Loads and unloads trucks to complete the shipping/receiving function, verifying the accuracy of the shipping manifests using forklift (sit down/stand up/cherry picker)
    • Pick orders as directed through the VMU screen and transport orders to the appropriate staging area on the loading dock Hang/remove product on/off a cart
    • Work in cold environment
    • Complete warehouse activities as directed by the warehouse supervisor.
    • Operates an electric-powered reach truck
    • Operates an electric-powered pallet jack
    • Transports or retrieves pallets of product to and from various locations in the warehouse
    • Other duties as assigned


    • Frequently push/pull heavy objects (15 to 75 lbs.)
    • Occasional lifting of product from floor to waist level (100 lbs.)
    • Frequent bending at the waist/knees
    • Ability to work in cold environment (20-40 degrees F)
    • Ability to work on wet and slippery conditions
    • Ability to wear equipment, including hard hat, gloves, hearing protection, etc.
    • Follow and understand written and verbal instructions, signs.
    • Flexible schedule: able to work 9-12 hour days/6 days a week

    EEO/AA Information

    Smithfield, is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans status or status as a disabled individual or any other protected group status or non-job related characteristic as directed by law.

    Careers and Benefits

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    Why Work at Smithfield Foods 8-13-19


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