Work in Iowa Energy Jobs

Job Information

Jack Link's Operations Material Handler 2nd shift, Mon-Thur, 4:30p-3a 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, MATADOR Jerky, BiFi and Peperami.

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

The Material Handlers are an essential part of our team.  The main duties will revolve around the unloading of incoming product, picking of orders for specific customer requirements, and loading product for shipment to customers.  The position will also include cycle counting and variance reporting.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The duties and responsibilities of this position shall consist of, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Safe Operation of material handling equipment including stand up forklifts, pallet jacks and high reach trucks.

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

  • Accurate and timely selecting of customers’ orders  

  • Working on both the Receiving and Shipping docks as needed.  

  • Unload trucks and validate deliveries against appropriate documentation, notifying the supervisor of any discrepancies.

  • Ensure products are correctly labeled and identified for proper storing and use.

  • Distribute the items received to the person or department for which the item was ordered.

  • Daily shipments must be picked, counts verified, pallets wrapped or stacked neatly for pick-ups, marked accordingly to customer, transportation and location of shipment.

  • Load finished goods onto trailer within specified timeframe.

  • Perform and report cycle counts.

  • Follow daily operations schedule and achieve specified goals.

  • Follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s).

  • Assist with maintaining a clean and organized work environment. 

  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as necessary.

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

The Material Handlers are an essential part of our team.  The main duties will revolve around the unloading of incoming product, picking of orders for specific customer requirements, and loading product for shipment to customers.  The position will also include cycle counting and variance reporting.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The duties and responsibilities of this position shall consist of, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Safe Operation of material handling equipment including stand up forklifts, pallet jacks and high reach trucks.

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

  • Accurate and timely selecting of customers’ orders  

  • Working on both the Receiving and Shipping docks as needed.  

  • Unload trucks and validate deliveries against appropriate documentation, notifying the supervisor of any discrepancies.

  • Ensure products are correctly labeled and identified for proper storing and use.

  • Distribute the items received to the person or department for which the item was ordered.

  • Daily shipments must be picked, counts verified, pallets wrapped or stacked neatly for pick-ups, marked accordingly to customer, transportation and location of shipment.

  • Load finished goods onto trailer within specified timeframe.

  • Perform and report cycle counts.

  • Follow daily operations schedule and achieve specified goals.

  • Follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s).

  • Assist with maintaining a clean and organized work environment. 

  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as necessary.

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

Required Education: High School Diploma or GED, preferred.

Preferred:       

  • 3-6 months experience with operating material handling equipment.

  • Experience working in a warehouse or distribution setting.

REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE and ABILITIES:

  • Excellent attendance and dependability.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Attention to detail

  • Must be able to work well in a team environment.

  • Ability to read, write and follow instructions while working independently.  Guidance provided when needed.

  • Ability to work overtime including weekends, holidays, and evenings.

  • Outstanding organizational and communication skills.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to 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 team member is regularly required to stand and walk for extended periods of time, use hands to manage objects, tools, or controls and/or move up to 25 pounds, and talk or hear for safety and productivity. The team member must occasionally lift and/or move up to fifty pounds. The team member must have acceptable and / or correctable vision.

Disclaimer:

This job description is intended to describe the nature and level of work to be performed by team members in this position.  It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and skills required of team members performing this role.

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. 

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 employee’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 may 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 your employer has violated its 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).

DirectEmployers