Jul 16, 2020

Material Handler - Military Veteran Tar Heel, NC

  • Smithfield Foods
  • Tar Heel, NC
Full-Time General Labor Manufacturing Other Warehouse

Job Description

Join the growing community of 1700+ military veterans working at Smithfield Foods, working as a member of our Warehouse and Distribution Team.

Material handlers operate the handling equipment and the warehouse management system to receive products, build pallets, and replenish stock that helps deliver Good Food, Responsibly to America’s dinner table.  Material Handlers have a keen eye for safety, attention to detail, and a strong understanding of logistics and supply principles, making military veterans a great fit.

Smithfield Salutes, our Veterans Employee Resource Group, is working to make the transition from military to civilian life a seamless one for you and your family.  We encourage military veterans to apply for any job at Smithfield Foods that matches your ability to fix, execute, problem solve, create, or lead. For more information www.SmithfieldFoods.com/veterans.

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

  • High school diploma or or general education degree (GED) required.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of military service, active duty or reserve.
  • Previous experience in a warehouse or with heavy lifting preferred
  • Ability to lift up to 60 pounds continually during shift
  • Ability to consistently meet minimum production standards and company service levels
  • Must obtain proper powered industrial truck certifications during initial training phase
  • Ability to understand and follow both written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to operate pallet jack and other required materials handling equipment (MHE)

Click on link below to be directed to our website for your application process:  https://careers-smithfield.icims.com/jobs/10457/job



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