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JBS USA Forklift Operator WPL Nights in Cold Spring, Minnesota


At Pilgrim’s, Safety Is A Condition, which means the safety of our team members comes first - always.

We have implemented safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. We are working to ensure social distancing within our facility. We have installed physical barriers throughout our facility such as plexi-glass or plastic barriers between team member workstations. Each day, temperature screens are performed for each employee and visitor before entering the facility. Face coverings are provided and required over the mouth and nose at all times when inside the facility, and enhanced cleaning and sanitation is regularly performed.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned

  • Pulls WIP in correct quantities and age for use in the WPL process

  • Assures inventory accuracy by ensuring product is tracked appropriately.

  • Rotates stock as required.

  • Operates forklift and pallet jack safely and efficiently.

  • Ability to update inventory using appropriate equipment.

  • Keep area clean by performing daily general sanitation.

  • Reports WIP problems or concerns to Supervisor or Lead Person immediately.

  • Other duties as assigned by company leadership

EXPECTATIONS – all Team Members

  • Observe & enforce all company personnel, quality, safety, and food safety policies.

  • Maintains a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you work effectively and cooperatively with customers, clients, coworkers, and leadership teams.

  • Participates in process improvement and problem solving utilizing continuous improvement and rational thinking methodologies such as Six Sigma, and participates in or supports the E$P program

  • Recognizes and acts on incidents and safety risks. Consistently practices, and enforces safe work habits and drives those habits throughout the organization


  • Demonstrated ability to read, write and speak English

  • Demonstrated ability to perform basic math skills including: addition, subtraction, division, multiplication and percentage calculations

  • Ability to pass a Prove It test

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds; Ability to push/pull up to 100 pounds

  • Valid forklift and pallet jack license or ability to obtain a license

  • Ability to work in a cold environment

  • Ability to learn new procedures, i.e. bar code scanner, equipment, stacking grids

  • Familiarity with computer system