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Conagra Forklift Buffer -2nd shift in Council Bluffs, Iowa

Shift: This role is 2nd Shift, 1:00 PM-10:00 PM

Hourly Rate: $21.09 an hour

Why Conagra Brands – Council Bluffs:

$21.09 per hour + .60 per hour attendance bonus

  • Overtime Eligibility

  • Excellent benefit package

  • Up to 10 paid Holidays per year

  • 401K and vacation

  • Company Store

Job Summary :

The Buffer Forklift Operator ensures that our finished product is moved within our warehouse. Forklift responsibilities include driving a forklift in a freezer warehouse, ensuring safety of equipment being used, transporting finished product in the warehouse, pulling finished product for loading of trailers, preparing trailers for loading, and loading trailers following proper procedure. Ensuring facility maintenance through good housekeeping practices. Forklift operators report to the Warehouse Team Leader. You'll work on-site at the Council Bluffs location.

You will be onsite at the facility located in Council Bluffs, Iowa. As a Forklift driver, you will report to the operations team.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Work the scheduled/assigned times and required overtime for position.

  • Read, write, communicate, and comprehend written instructions in English.

  • Operate forklifts including stand-up, sit-down, hi-lift, and tandems.

  • Work in a cold environment for long periods of time

  • Move up to 75 lbs.

  • Basic math skills

  • Basic knowledge of computers

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform required safety check of equipment before use.

  • Move finished product from blast freezer to finished product warehouse.

  • Scan finished product into rack location using warehouse management system.

  • Transport finished product from racks according to work orders and place in staging area.

  • Prepare to load trailer by opening dock doors, setting dock plates, inspecting trailer, checking trailer temperatures, verifying load plan, and chocking tires.

  • Load trailer according to load plan

Skills Required:

  • Knowledge of forklift safety and troubleshooting.

  • Knowledge of proper forklift loading procedures.

  • Understand the effects of product damage..

  • Prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • As well as with others as a team at all levels.

  • Knowledge of GMP's.

  • Be PIT Certified.


Education: High school diploma or GED.

Experience: 6 months forklift preferred.

Anticipated Close Date: July 1, 2024

Location: Council Bluffs, Iowa

Our Benefits:

We care about your total well-being and will support you with the following, subject to your location and role:

  • Health: Medical, dental and vision insurance, company-paid life, accident and disability insurance

  • Wealth: great pay, 401(k) and stock purchase plan

  • Growth: online courses, virtual and on-site development experiences

  • Balance: paid-time off

Our Company:

Conagra Brands is one of North America's leading branded food companies. Guided by an entrepreneurial spirit, our Company combines a rich heritage of making great food with a sharpened focus on innovation. Our portfolio is evolving to satisfy people's changing food preferences. Our iconic brands, such as Birds Eye, Duncan Hines, Healthy Choice, Marie Callender's, Reddi-wip, and Slim Jim, and emerging brands, including Angie's BOOMCHICKAPOP, Duke's, Earth Balance, Gardein, and Frontera, offer choices for every occasion.

We pride ourselves on having the most impactful, energized and inclusive culture in the food industry. For more information, visit ( .

Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law. ​