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Smithfield Foods Forklift Operator - Warehouse/Shipping in DES MOINES, Iowa

Forklift Operator - Warehouse/ShippingRequisition #2022-24898Job LocationsUS-IA-Des MoinesCategorySupply ChainTypeFull-TimeFLSA StatusHourlyShift1st ShiftAdv.IndSPR- Operations ProductionJob LocationsUS-IA-Des MoinesYour OpportunityThis job description indicates the nature of production work routinely performed by production employees at the Smithfield Foods plant. This description is meant to help individuals who may be unfamiliar with food processing and what is required to perform this type of work.Production employees are routinely required to perform a variety of tasks that require manual material handling and the use of hand tools, knives, machinery, and equipment. This work is physically demanding and can require the use of some or all body parts and muscle groups. Good hand-eye coordination and upper extremity motor skills are essential for most job tasks. Additional essential functions may be applicable to specific jobs.Esta descripcion de trabajo indica la naturaleza del trabajo de produccion rutinariamente realizado por empleados de produccion en la planta de Smithfield Foods. Esta descripcion es para ayudar a los individuos que no esten familiarizados con procesamiento de alimento y que es requerido para realizar este tipo del trabajo.Los empleados de produccion son rutinariamente requeridos a realizar una variedad de tareas que requieren el manejo manual de materias y el uso de herramientas manuales, cuchillos, maquinaria, y equipo. Este trabajo requier de demanda fisica y puede requerir el uso de alguna o de todas partes del cuerpo y grupos de musculo. Buena coordinacion manual y destreza motoras de extremidades superiores son essenciales para la mayoria de las tareas de trabajo. Core ResponsibilitiesEssential Work Postures, Movements, Lifting, and CarryingForklift experience preferred.Warehouse experience preferred.Continuous standing in one location for long periods (up to 2-3 hours before break). Many jobs have fixed workstation locations and are conveyor line paced..Walking long distances sometimes on wet, uneven and slippery surfaces.Climbing or moving on ladders, steps, stairwells, walkways, and platforms.Carrying, lifting, lowering, pushing and pulling of heavy and or awkward objects or loads. Lifting and lowering of objects up to 60 lbs. Pushing or pulling of heavy roller carts, bins, or transport containers.Working in cold environment 20-45 deg F, hot environment exceeding 100 deg F and frequent contact with animal fats.Wearing, using and maintaining personal protective equipment. Using, cleaning, maintaining, and safe handling of sharp cutting tools.Frequent static and /or awkward work postures with neck and spine flexion while grasping, pinching, pulling, lifting, extending, flexing the hands and arms to perform tasks. A variety of arm and hand movements are required in applying force, movement and repetition.Using and maintaining a variety of knives, hand tools, powered tools and equipment, electrical devices, controls, and motorized vehicles.Being able to understand and follow oral and written instruction from supervisors and designated staff.Additional essential functions may be applicable to specific jobs. Key Responsibilities:Competent and trustworthy to comply with federal inspection programs and company safety and health policies.Maintain regular and predictable attendance.Be available to work scheduled hours, which may include mandatory overtime, depending upon production demands. Poturas Essenciales del Trabajo, Movimientos, Alzando, y Cargando Posicion continua en una ubicacion por periodos largos (hasta 2-3 horas antes de interrupcion). Muchos trabajos han fijado las ubicaciones del trabajo y son lineas a paso de bandas o conveyor.Caminando distancias largas a veces en superficies mojadas, disparejas, y resvaladizas.Subir o moverse en escaleras, escalones, senderos, y en plataformas.Llevar, levantar, bajar, empujar y halar objetos o cargas pesadas y/o dificiles. Levantar y bajar objetos