Part-time Material Handling in Emporia, KS at Tyson Foods

Date Posted: 7/1/2018

Career Snapshot

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    Emporia, KS
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    Not Specified
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Career Description

This position is responsible for operating machinery and could include ongoing production flow while maintaining a safe work environment and adhering to Tyson policies and procedures.


The position is used in all areas of Material Handling. Positions may involve operating a highlift, forklift or battery operated pallet jack, reading and operating a hand-held or mounted scanner, operating box machines, palletizers, case sealers, etc. and perform other duties as needed. Most positions require the ability to push, pull, carry, lift and stack boxes of product up to 100 pounds, use of hands and arms above shoulder level and walk and stand for up to 8-12 hours a day on a hard surface. Work is performed in either very cold or hot environments.


Must be able to work safely in a fast paced environment wearing all safety equipment required. Positions will be for either A (day) or B (afternoon evening) shift. The warehouse runs 7 days a week 24 hours a day. Candidates must be willing to work shifts that are 3, 4 or 5 days including Saturday and or Sunday. Departments and shifts are based on plant openings. Must be able to operate and pass a driving test for highlifts, forklifts and battery operated pallet jacks, read and operate a hand held or mounted scanner and lift up to 100 pounds. All job offers are based on conditions that the candidate can pass a urinalysis screening, which is part of the post- offer health assessment. Mechanical aptitude, skills and experience preferred but not required. Applicants who have worked for Tyson 3 times will not be considered.

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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