Smithfield Foods

  • Dock Checker

    Job Locations
    US-IA-Sioux City
    FLSA Status
    2nd Shift
  • Your Opportunity

    The Dock Checker examines and records materials transported by truck to or from site of excavation.

    Core Responsibilities

    • Examines loads delivered to verify quantity and type of material.
    • Writes tickets showing quantity and type of material, truck number, job location, and time.
    • Reports amount of materials transported.
    • Maintains clean work environment.
    • Other duties as assigned.
    • In the absence of key personnel, the employee’s supervisor or qualified designee (one that has been trained in the key employee’s duties) is responsible to complete or delegate the completion of all required tasks and responsibilities. 

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are represenative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

    • All employees are encouraged to bid for any open position regardless of their current bidding restrictions (purple hats, two active disciplinary actions, suspensions, frozen, eight or more points within the preceding twelve months). All active full-time employees will be considered by the company before seeking external candidates to hire for the open position.
    • Education and/or Experience: High School diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training.
    • Language Skills: Ability to read a limited number of two and three syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between works and between series of numbers. Ability to print and speak simple sentences.
    • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Certification to operate equipment.
    • Must have established record of excellent attendance and safety.

    Work Environment & Physical Demands

    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.

    • The plant environment will include wet or humid conditions (non-weather related), extreme cold and heat (non-weather related), working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, and chemicals.
    • Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be loud when in the production area.


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