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Christensen Farms Housekeeping & Warehouse Operator - Forest City, IA in Forest City, Iowa

Housekeeping & Warehouse Operator - Forest City, IA

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  • Forest City, IA, USA

  • Competitive pay and great benefits!

  • Hourly

  • Full Time

    Health, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, employee assistance program, flex spending account, 401K, and vacation.

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Christensen Farms is one of the largest, family-owned pork producers in the United States, marketing approximately 3 million hogs per year. Headquartered in Sleepy Eye, Minnesota, the company operates throughout the Midwest with facilities in Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, Illinois and South Dakota. Christensen Farms owns four feed mills, manages 145,000 sows on 44 farms, and oversees more than 350 nurseries and grow-finish sites. The company employees nearly 1,000 people and maintains 1,500 contract partnerships.

The company is vertically integrated with a strong presence across the pork value chain - from farm to fork. Christensen Farms is the largest shareholder of Triumph Foods LLC, a producer-owned primary pork processing plant in St. Joseph, Missouri. In turn, Triumph Foods members own 50 percent of Daily's Premium Meats, a specialty pork processor of bacon and other premium pork products. Triumph Foods also holds a 50 percent partnership in Seaboard Triumph Foods, LLC of Sioux City, Iowa, a primary pork processing plant.

Position Overview & Responsibilities:

The Housekeeping & Warehouse Operator will be responsible for maintaining plant cleanliness and performing day to day warehouse functions as directed by the Feed Mill Plant Manager.

Major Areas of Accountability:

  • Maintain plant cleanliness as defined in housekeeping schedule.

  • Operate forklift.

  • Perform minor painting tasks.

  • Help in other facets of the mill as needed.

  • Follow proper safety guidelines while performing tasks.

  • Picking and staging inventory.

  • Receiving inventory.

  • Putting away inventory in assigned locations.

  • Performing inventory counts.

  • Completing daily cleaning tasks within the warehouse.

  • Move inventory as directed.

  • All other duties as assigned.

    Education, Training, and Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum formal education required: High School

  • Minimum number of years of prior job experience required: Entry Level, 0-1 year

  • Specialized Training requirements: None

  • Other Skills/Abilities required:

  • Cooperative attitude and teamwork approach is essential

  • Takes pride in quality of work

  • Reliable and responsible

  • Ability to perform effectively in a fast-paced environment

  • Demonstrate positive customer service mindset

  • Understanding of computer usage

  • Ability to operate large machinery

    Christensen Farms is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to select the most qualified person for each position in the organization. No employee of CF will discriminate against any applicant for employment or a fellow employee because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, citizenship status, genetic information, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, military status, veteran status or any other prohibited basis under applicable local, state, or federal law.

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