The position summary states the general nature and purpose of the job. Overall accountabilities are defined in this section.
The Material Handler will use material handling equipment and the warehouse management system to build pallets of product for shipment, receive product into the warehouse, put away product in the fill locations and replenish product into slots.
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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.
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)
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-billion global food company with more than 52,000 employees. We’re looking for motivated people who want to join our team and grow lasting and meaningful careers with us.
We’re passionate about delivering on our promise to produce “Good Food. Responsibly.®”, and military veterans throughout the company support our mission. These veterans understand the value of purposeful work and play a daily role in advancing Smithfield Foods.
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