Smithfield Foods
Bakery Plant Material Handler Greenville SC
At a glance
Location: US-SC-Greenville Map
Posted: 12/02/2019
Closing: 01/01/2020
Degree: High School
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Smithfield Foods
Job description


Trainedto operate powered industrials vehicles for transporting, loading, andunloading both raw material and finished product in the bakery meal productionprocess.  Expected to carry out job tasksto assure compliance with established procedures relative to quality,productivity and safety.


EssentialJob Responsibilities:


  • Follows standard operating instructions/procedures in theperformance of all duties, including inspection and safe operation of poweredindustrial vehicles, housekeeping, and inventory management.

  • Operates powered industrial vehicles in all areas.

  • Regulates blending of materials as instructed to ensure attainmentof specified product consistency and moisture.

  • Assists with inventory.

  • Perform assigned housekeeping duties.  Takes initiative to assist other workers tomaintain and ensure the orderliness and housekeeping of all areas of the plant.

  • Spot trailers for unloading.

  • Unload both bulk and palletized trailers.

  • Acquires and maintains necessary certifications (weigh master,fork lift, articulated loader, skid steer, tractor, etc.).

  • Performing all work tasks in a manner consistent with the site’sEnvironmental Management System Policy to include:

    • Following all establishedenvironmental policies and procedures;

    • Reporting all environmentalissues immediately to their supervisor;

    • Understanding the EMS Policyand the Significant Aspects Related to their job; and,

    • Understanding the propersteps to follow in the event of an environmental emergency.

  • Operates equipment in a safe manner so as to protect the assets ofthe company and reduce risks to other workers.

  • Maintains personal safety as well as the safety of other workersby taking an active role in the Smithfield Injury Prevention System(SIPS).  This will include:

    • Understanding the need forand participating in all scheduled SIPS safety training and safety relatedcompetency development activities.

    • Providing feedback on SIPStraining and competency needs as requested by the Safety Manager or othermembers of management.

    • Understanding and conformingwith the safety policy; safety related legal and other requirements; and, sitespecific safety and health rules, regulations, standard operating proceduresand other operational controls as they relate to their job responsibilities.

    • Reporting unsafe conditionsor observed SIPS non-conformances.

    • Understanding and executingrequired duties under the site’s emergency response and notificationprocedures.

    • Immediately reporting anywork-related incident which results in, or which could have resulted in,injury, illness, or property damage.

    • Understanding the location’ssafety objectives that relate to their job responsibilities.

    • Providing recommendations tomanagement for continual improvement and injury prevention.

    • Where appropriate,volunteering and participating in SIPS activities.

  • Performs other duties as defined by manager/shift supervisor.

Job requirements

Job Requirements: 

  • Must be able to work with and around a wide rangeof bakery waste products some of which will contain allergens (i.e. peanuts).

  • High school diploma orGED equivalent preferred.

  • Ability to read andunderstand common documents such as safety rules, maintenance instructions, andprocedure manuals in English.

  • Works in dustyareas.  Will work innon-temperature-controlled warehouse environment.

  • Must be able to work anaverage of 50-hour weeks, including night, holiday and weekend whenrequired.  Longer hours may be requiredbased upon business need.

  • Prior experienceoperating heavy equipment, forklifts, tractors, or other powered industrialvehicles preferred.

    Required Competencies:


  • Use of Personal Protective Equipment (training to be completed during on-site orientation)
  • Articulated Loader Operation
  • Bobcat/Skid Steer Operation
  • Tractor Operation (Bucket and Callahan Lift Attachment)
  • Forklift Operation Certification
  • Spotter Truck Operation (select individuals only)
  • Truck Dump Operation (select individuals only)
  • Confined Space Entry and Rescue Technician
  • Lockout/Tagout, Affected/Awareness Level
  • Emergency Response Procedures and Reporting
  • SIPS Roles and Responsibilities
  • Incident and Hazard Reporting
  • Fall Protection (where required)
  • Chemical Safety Data Sheet Awareness and Utilization
  • Must be able to walk and stand on concrete and unpaved areas for longer periods of time.
  • Must be supportive of the mission of producing quality bakery meal.

Bakery Plant Material Handler Greenville SC