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Jack Link's Operations Lead-1st shift, Monday-Thursday 5:30a-4p in Underwood, Iowa

When it comes to being wild, we know a thing or two. We're not afraid of trying something new or the hard work it takes to make it happen. It's in our DNA. We've turned a family recipe into a new snacking category. And the wilderness into the world's largest meat snack business, that's still proudly family owned and operated.

We're a company built by innovators, and are driven to not only satisfy your hunger, but to also feed your journey – whether that journey is on the road, on the run, at the campground, at the playground, in the office or in the moment. It’s a journey we share with you. It’s the journey forward of our people, of our communities, of our category…with a reverence for quality and an irreverence for the status quo.

 At Jack Link's Protein Snacks, we see every moment of every day as an opportunity to move forward, to forge new ground. To realize our vision of becoming the World’s #1 Protein Snack Company. We never give up. You never give up. Together, we keep going. Are you wild enough to join us?

Jack Link's Protein Snacks is a global leader in snacking and the No. 1 meat snack manufacturer worldwide. Family-owned and operated with headquarters in Minong, Wisconsin, Jack Link’s Protein Snacks also has a large corporate hub in Downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. The company is made up of over 4,000 passionate team members, across 11 countries, who share an uncompromising commitment to delivering awesome products and feeding the journey of those who move things forward. The Jack Link’s Protein Snacks portfolio of brands includes, Jack Link’s, Lorissa’s Kitchen, BiFi, Peperami, Wild River, Golden Island and Country Fresh Meats.

Responsible for successfully leading the departmental team producing, completing tasks, and receiving and shipping product in a safe, accurate and timely manner.  Keeps crew on task and meets deadlines.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Operating mechanical forklifts, pallet jacks, and stock picker lift trucks.

  • Operating and maintaining RF Scanner (handheld warehouse computer). 

  • Accurately completing work order sheets.

  • Cleaning and maintaining warehouse floor and facilities as needed. 

  • Completes reports and reviews for management.

  • Maintains great communication with all departments in the Distribution Center.

  • Handles and deals with customer, carrier, and employee issues.

  • Follows set company and OSHA safety rules, regulations, and guidelines at all times.

REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE and ABILITIES:

  • Ability to work un-supervised

  • Self-starter

  • Leadership skills

  • Computer knowledge; Outlook, Excel, SAP

  • Excellent attendance and dependability

  • Lift truck knowledge and experience

  • Attention to detail

  • Fast-paced environment

  • Works well with others

  • Great communication skills

Jack link's is a family-owned, family-run business, and the #1 manufacturer of protein snacks worldwide. 

We offer:

  • Steady, predictable shifts

  • A passionate team 

  • Strong family values

  • Career opportunities with a goal to promote from within  

  • Competitive pay including a bonus plan

  • Great benefits including a medical plan, dental plan and vision plan

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and holiday pay

  • Discounted product

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to be successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to sit, and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The work environment is a plant / office setting with varying degrees of temperatures and noise levels. Exposure to manufacturing equipment movement and wet / slippery floors. Travel may be required.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Jack Link's is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

E-Verify

Jack Link's provides the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new Team Member’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. IMPORTANT: If the Government cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, we are required to provide you written instructions and an opportunity to contact SSA and/or DHS before taking adverse action against you, including terminating your employment. We do not use E-Verify to pre-screen job applicants or to re-verify current employees and may not limit or influence the choice of documents presented for use on the Form I-9. In order to determine whether Form I-9 documentation is valid, we use E-Verify’s photo screening tool to match the photograph appearing on some permanent resident and employment authorization cards with the official U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ (USCIS) photograph. If you believe that Jack Link’s has violated our responsibilities under this program or has discriminated against you during the verification process based upon your national origin or citizenship status, please call the Office of Special Counsel at 1-800-255-7688 (TDD: 1-800-237-2515).

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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