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Skid Loader- 3rd Shift


Who We Are:
With over 11,000 employees at over 40 facilities across US & Europe, Hearthside Food Solutions is one of the fastest growing food companies and the industry’s largest contract manufacturer. Our secret to success? Our people. We know an investment in our people is an investment in our company. We strive to understand our team members and support them however we can. By empowering employees through skill development and career advancement opportunities, we emphasize a culture of continuous improvement – both for the business and our people. We want team members that will support us in owning safety together – speaking up when they see a problem. When we focus on our people and safety, it ensures we all are driving better performance as well as on time delivery to our customers!
What We Want to Give You:
We offer a competitive wage and wide array of benefits including:
• health/dental/vision insurance
• flex spending accounts
• short & long-term disability
• paid holidays and vacation
• bonus opportunities (referral, production, etc.)

The Skid Loader is responsible for placing finished cases, bags or totes of product onto pallets, identifying proper labeling of product and code dating, and keeping the work area clean and organized. The schedule for this position is 9:50pm-6:00am ($1/hour shift differential for 3rd shift!).

·Place finished cases, bags or totes onto pallets for shipment.
·Perform assignments on all lines.
·Count and stack cases according to pallet configurations.
·Visually identify good or bad cases, bags or totes.
·Follow Good Manufacturing Practices (G.M.P.’s) at all times.
·Verbally communicate instructions, problems, etc. to co-workers, supervisors and employees from all departments.
·Work with minimal supervision and at times independently.
·Meet Company attendance standards of start and end time for work as scheduled.
·Comply with all safety, health and environmental regulations as prescribed by law.
·Comply with Company rules, regulations and policies.
·May perform other functions as assigned.

·Perform basic maintenance functions.
·Operate computer for basic functions.
·Operate hand jack.

·Read scale to check package weights.
·Reaching with hands/arms throughout shift.
·Ability to use hands and fingers.
·Read and understand pallet configurations.
·Ability to see, hear and talk.
·Ability to lift/move up to 50 lbs.
·Ability to work in light to moderate noise levels; hearing protection may be required.
·Walk up to 400 yards to work and break areas.
·Communicate in English to give and acknowledge instructions/problems.
·Physical and mental ability to work in excess of 40 hours per week.
·Repetitive reaching overhead, under and across throughout shift.
·Pushes/pulls items weighing up to 1000 lbs., with assistance.
·May crawl under equipment to reach work areas.
·Perform general housekeeping, including sweeping, mopping, etc.
·May climb steps to and from work and break areas.
·Good hand/eye coordination and manual dexterity for repetitive tasks.
·Ability to work in a fast paced environment in close proximity to others.
·Ability to distinguish colors.
·Possess basic math skills to perform simple counting, adding and subtracting.
·Ability to work in variable temperatures and weather conditions.
·Repetitive bending, stooping and twisting throughout shift.
·Ability to work in wet, humid areas.
·Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
·Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram and schedule form.
·Ability to work well with others in stressful situations and meet deadlines as necessary.
·May work near moving mechanical parts and may be exposed to fumes, airborne particles, and vibration.
·May be required to sit on a forklift for long periods of time.
·Receptive to new ideas, concepts, and procedures.
·Receptive and responsive to constructive criticism.

·Maintain harmonious working relations with employees from all departments.
·Maintain harmonious working relations with management from all levels.
·Communicate effectively with all employees and management.

·High school diploma or G.E.D. preferred.
·Basic math and reading skills.
Basic computer knowledge.

Equal Opportunity Employer. Veterans Encouraged to Apply.

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Michigan City, IN
Posted On
28 September, 2023