Forklift Operator Shipping/Receiving - 2nd Shift

Indianapolis, Indiana

Conagra Brands has the most energized, highest-impact culture in food. Our people persistently challenge and disrupt marketplace/business conventions and we are respected for our great brands, great food, great margins and consistent results. Conagra Brands, be part of building something BIG.

Job Summary: Operates as a material handler in the dry stock warehouse and the refrigerated product distribution center. Responsible for transporting pallets of materials and products to and from warehouse storage to meet production and inbound/outbound shipment schedules.

A.Job Responsibilities and Requirements:

  • Safety, demonstrated behaviors in support of company safety procedures with focus on zero injuries.
  • Quality, demonstrates behaviors in support of quality work processes to include Statistical Process Control-SPC, Document & track production variables, downtime, product samples and make adjustments to ensure proper packaging and casing of product to meet quality standards.
  • Continuous Improvement Actively support the ConAgra Performance System-CPS. Experience in a High Performance Work Systems; 5’s, working in teams, problem solving, six sigma, TPM, training, continuous skills development-CSD, auditing, planned and/or autonomous maintenance-AM.
  • Own a minimum of one area within a plant and drive 5S for that area.
  • Follow and comply with all Safe Quality Food (SQF) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s).
  • Conduct a minimum of one area audit per month.
  • Ability to maintain mastery on all skill sets that the associate has been certified on through ongoing skills audits and rotation.
  • Operate a sit-down, double-reach, and pallet jack forklift to move product to and from inventory warehouse storage and to and from the production lines.
  • Hitch trucks to warehouse docks.
  • Stage pallets and product to ensure efficiency and safety of warehouse operations.
  • Change out forklift batteries as needed to operate.
  • Consolidate bays in inventory as needed.
  • Operate shrink wrapper and install a new roll of shrink wrap film as needed.
  • Operate inventory control devices (radio frequency) to view, track, and adjust product inventory.
  • Operate inventory control devices to perform cycle counts and corrections.
  • Maintain cleanliness in all work areas and equipment.
  • Pick full and partial pallets to load and unload trucks and move inventory into/out of warehouse.
  • Transport supplies to production as needed.
  • Assist other workers as needed
  • Learn new procedures, equipment, or operations as needed to perform functions.
  • Record product sent to Company store and product sent to re-melt.
  • Record the truck set temperatures for every trailer.
  • Manually document the SKU and number for any loose cases.
  • Verify code date and case count off an inbound truck.
  • Verify code date and case count off of loose cases.
  • Communicate to the dispatcher or the Team Lead if a trailer is in poor condition.
  • Communicate to the dispatcher or the Team Lead if there is no product available in a pick location or if the product is totally out.
  • Perform duties with speed and precision to maintain schedules, quality, and work place safety.
  • The ability to meet attendance requirements.
  • The ability to interact effectively and professionally with coworkers.
  • Perform other duties that the Team Leader or Area Manager might require.
  • Be able to perform all skills as outlined on the Skills Element Tree.

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.

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Conagra Brands (NYSE: CAG) is an approximately $8 billion company that combines a rich heritage of making great food with a sharpened focus and entrepreneurial spirit. We’re transforming the way we operate to fulfill what consumers and customers want, in a smart, simple way. We’re modernizing our iconic food brands, leveraging fresh opportunities and adapting to a changing landscape – all with a culture that’s ready to capture growth and drive shareholder value.