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Forklift Operator- 2nd Shift $23.50/hour

Savencia Cheese USA
Lena, IL
Expired: May 20, 2023 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $24 Hourly
  • Full-Time
This position operates high reach standup forklift, pallet jack and electric hand truck equipment to collect or deliver materials, parts or products in or between departments, buildings and trucks.

The position follows standard work methods and practices safe work habits to ensure production is as efficient and safe as possible.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Picks product and records appropriate information on pick ticket in a dry goods or refrigerated warehouse. Places finished goods into proper rack locations or blast cells;
  • Completes orders and identifies properly. Records product by label, lot code and slotting location on product transfer sheets;
  • Stages completed orders. Stacks product onto pallets using proper pallet patterns;
  • Loads orders on trailers. Rotates stock and keeps accurate inventory. Unloads all finished goods transferring into warehouse from trailers;
  • Picks and transfers product to and from racking for project room;
  • Inventories and consolidates product as needed;
  • Maintains clean work area;
  • Perform routine inspection and preventive maintenance on assigned equipment and refer defect or repairs to supervisor; clean equipment;
  • Perform all duties in conformance to appropriate safety and security standards;
  • Serves as a member of various employee committees, as assigned.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee works in a manufacturing environment with the following conditions:

Exposure to hot or cold climate continuously;

Exposure to chemical occasionally;

Exposure to noise and vibration continuously;

Exposure to wet and humid conditions occasionally.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties on the job, the physical demands are:

Stand - continuously;

Stoop/Bend - continuously;

Squat - frequently;

Crawl - occasionally;

Climb Stairs or ladders, occasionally;

Reach - chest level, above or below - continuously;

Push - 70 lbs. frequently;

Pull - 70 lbs. frequently;

Lift/carry- 70 lbs. frequently.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Days and hours vary depending on the shift and department. Overtime and weekend work is required at times. Vacation coverage as needed.

Required Education and Experience
  1. Forklift Certification;
  2. Must have a valid Class C license within 6 months of hire (There will be up to three attempts);
  3. Ability to speak, read, write and comprehend English.

Preferred Education and Experience
  1. High school diploma or equivalent;
  2. Clean driving record;
  3. 1 year of relevant experience, or any equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to do the job;
  4. Experience working in a food manufacturing environment;
  5. Basic mechanical aptitude.
Skills & Requirements

Eligible to receive a $1000.00 sign on bonus


$2.00 Shift Differential for 2nd Shift

1st Day Insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision)

Life Insurance

Short Term Disability

401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with Employer Match

Paid Vacation and Holidays

Perfect Attendance Program
Savencia Cheese USA LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer (E.O.E.). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without unlawful regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or other protected status under federal, state or local law. Neither the job postings or descriptions here, nor any submission of your resume, should be construed as an offer or guarantee of employment.

If you are an individual with a disability and you are requesting a reasonable accommodation, to submit your resume for a posted position, please contact us at


Savencia Cheese USA

Lena, IL
61048 USA


Transportation and Storage

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