Smithfield Foods

  • Warehouse Operator

    Job Locations
    US-SD-Sioux Falls
    Logistics/Transportation/Supply Chain/Whse
    FLSA Status
    3rd Shift
  • Your Opportunity

    A great job-and a great future-awaits you at Smithfield Foods. As the world's largest pork processor and hog producer, we're a $15-billiong global food company with more than 54,000 employees. We're looking for motivated people who want to join our team and grow lasting and meaningful careers with us.


    What we offer:

    • $500 Hiring/Retention Bonus($250 paid at 90 day and at 6 months)
    • Competitive pay and benefits among the best in the industry
    • A variety of career paths, including:
      • Production
      • Maintenance
      • Quality Assurance
    • Opportunities for career growth
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • $500 Hiring/ Retention Bonus($250 paid at 90 day and at 6 months)


    Smithfield in Sioux Falls, SD is now hiring Hourly Production Team Members to work in our food manufacturing plant.  


    Warehouse operators are required to receive incoming products from production facilities and customer returns, accurately logging items into Warehouse Management System and putting received items in the proper location; Accurately shipping goods to customers according to both customer specification and Company standards in a timely manner; Inspect all incoming and outgoing loads to ensure quality standards are maintained.



    Core Responsibilities

    • Scan pallets and cases during put-a-way or selection.
    • Clean work area as needed.
    • Report any inventory issues to the supervisor or inventory control.
    • Report inefficiencies of equipment to supervisor.
    • Other tasks as assigned by management.
    • Complete refills for selection process. 
    • Put away all inbound pallets.
    • Maintain the cleanliness of the distribution center.
    • Correct pallets that have fallen or have damaged product on them.
    • Maintain an acceptable level of production. 
    • Select full pallet and case pick to complete outbound loads. 
    • Use Warehouse Management System to track all put-a-ways and selections, and load pallets into the warehouse management system.
    • Ability to correct serialization problems with pallets. 
    • Ensure pallets are wrapped before putting them in the reserve.
    • Identify and address equipment problems.
    • Stack and load customer orders.
    • Wrap pallets and ensure that all pallets meet company requirements. 
    • Load trailers in proper load sequence by stop. 
    • Visual inspection of product and pallets before loading.
    • All other duties as assigned by management to continue operation. 


    • Must be able operate pallet jack, stand up dock stocker, high-lift and meet certification requirements.
    • Must be able operate handheld scan gun or truck mount scanner.
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks at one time.
    • Must be able to lift up to 75lbs and work in cold temperatures.
    • Attention to detail, good math and written skills. 

    EEO/AA Information

    We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or any other protected group status or non-job related characteristic as directed by law.


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