Dairy Farmers of America High Rise Forklift Operator-Cooler in Le Mars, Iowa
Position : High Rise Forklift Operator-Cooler
Location : Le Mars, Iowa
Requisition ID: : 16189
Our DFA/Kemps Dairy has immediate job openings for fast paced and motivated warehouse operators to perform any combination of picking, pulling, and building orders, palletizing products, loading, unloading, and staging materials for outgoing delivery, and working any station or line that is assigned. Additionally, warehouse operators are responsible for safely operating various material and handling equipment and machinery within a warehouse, cooler, freezer or dock environment.
DFA/Kemps Dairy is a farmer-owned brand of Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), a dairy marketing cooperative owned by more than 12,500 family farmers. Our mark matters and it represents the wholesomeness of dairy that we share with our communities and loved ones. DFA manufactures a variety of dairy products, including cheese, butter, fluid milk, ice cream, dairy ingredients and more, under well-known and established regional brands. Our fingerprints touch thousands of brands across the marketplace, and we’re passionate about delivering the simple pleasures of dairy to people everywhere, straight from our family farm-owners. At Oak Farms Dairy we create products that we are proud to provide families with fresh, delicious dairy.
By joining DFA, you can help us continue to make a difference that matters. We care deeply about the well-being of our neighbors and friends, and we celebrate the diversity of our company and our world. It takes an incredible team to deliver the goodness of dairy and enrich our communities – come join us!
OUR OPERATORS MAKE:
- $21.82 per hour
SCHEDULE: Mon. – Sun. 9:00 PM – 5:30AM
Every Sat. off with a rotating day off during the week.
401(k) with company contribution
Paid vacation and holidays*
Career growth opportunities – we promote from within!
Comprehensive healthcare benefits
Service recognition and employee rewards*
Employee referral program
Work for dairy farm families
High school diploma or GED preferred
Able to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimal
Effective verbal and written communications skills
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Must be able to pass all pre-employment screenings including drug, background and criminal checks
Must be able to stand, walk, pull, push, reach and bend virtually the entire shift
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and assist others when lifting is necessary and manually stack and move cases up to 6-8 cases high
Must be able to work in a wet environment and work in an environment where temperature is maintained at 35–40 degrees Fahrenheit
Must be willing to work flexible hours including overtime, weekends and holidays
May occasionally be exposed to cleaning chemicals
An Equal Opportunity Employer