Forklift Operator in Monroe, NC at Tyson Foods

Date Posted: 3/26/2018

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    Monroe, NC
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    Not Specified
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Career Description

This position is responsible for ensuring all materials are transported and or unloaded in a timely manner while maintaining a safe work environment and adhering to Tyson policies and procedures.


Forklift Operators positions are responsible for performing safety inspections of forklift at start of shift, verifier provide load information to forklift driver who then either obtains product from staging racks in staging area or is line run from floor. Place product from floor into storage racks in staging area if not loading trailer at that time. Also responsible for insuring trailers are loaded properly. Forklift driver will inspect trailer to verify that it has been locked to door prior to loading. This position involves working in a cold, damp, hot and humid environment with slippery surfaces. Task also includes standing, walking, bending, stretching, climbing, pushing, pulling, and reaching is required to include working on ladders. Must be willing to lift 70 lbs. and must be willing to work on your feet 12 hours +.


All positions will be for 1st shift. This facility may run 6 days a week, Monday-Saturday. Must be willing to walk stand for the duration of the shift. Must be able to obtain company forklift certification. Must be able to read, write and have a good basic knowledge of math. Bending, twisting, turning, and good hand eye coordination is required.

Tyson Foods, Inc. voluntarily participates in the E-Verify system and uses all tools made available by the federal government to confirm the employment eligibility of all team members. Persons offered employment with Tyson Foods are required to provide documentation proving their employment eligibility, and all offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of the E-Verify process.

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