Forklift Operator – Repack

at Shearer's Foods
Location Massillon, OH
Date Posted September 7, 2022
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


You already LOVE us and the SNACKS WE MAKE

Chips, Cookies, Crackers, Wafers, Cheese Curls, Popcorn, Tortilla Chips... yeah, we make them ALL! Shearer's is the company behind all your favorite snack brands.

We have over 5,000 associates in 12 state-of-the-art manufacturing and warehouse sites in North America that produce over 800 million pounds of snacks per year. Did you know that we buy 20% of all the potatoes grown in the US? WOW!

And we know what you’re thinking…how can I get my hands on some free goodies? Our team members can take home oodles of free snacks – everyday!

At Shearer’s, we provide the safest environment possible for our employees by providing proper PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), frequent and thorough sanitation practices, social distancing, daily temperature checks, as well as virtual interviewing options. Safety is our absolute priority.

Forklift Operator - Repack

Days - 7am - 5pm - Tuesday - Friday 

Pay: $18.50 to start

Your seat at the table

Operators must safely and efficiently pick product and or store product in accordance to all Shearer’s standards and procedures.  

The following are included in the daily responsibilities of a PIT Operator:

Arrive to work on-time

Follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs). ie:  clothing, food, drink, jewelry, etc… 

Wear Shearer’s gear that meets GMP standards

Immediately report any incidents and near misses to Management

Ensure trailer is restrained per SDC-0006-WI

Before placing product in the racking, ensure that the cases are not damaged, the pallets are in good condition, flaps are down and product is square and stable. Fix any issues before placing in location. 

When in “directed”, follow the RF unit. If an issue arises, seek assistance at the “command center”.   

Load the trailers per the Fluid Loading Procedure

Adhere to the Navarre DC break policy (2 – 12 minute and 1-17 minute break per 8 hour shift).

Adhere to the General Warehouse Rules document – SDC-0003-POL

Meet the required pallet move rate determined by management.

Complete required 5-S tasks as assigned.

Complete PIT training with the SSW manager or designee before operating any powered industrial truck.

Complete hands on training on battery and LP tank changing. SDC-0005-WI and SDC-0022-SOP

Use the required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and safety tools per the JSA. SDC-0003-JSA

Complete training checklist with your supervisor. SDC-0031-FOR

Obey traffic patterns of the warehouse and all safety rules related to PIT operation. SDC-0004-SOP

Use the RF Gun to pick up the trailer

Stage order starting right to left (while looking at the dock) with full pallets to the right two lanes. Less than full pallets should be staged in the far left lane (while looking at the dock). 

Perform accurate list picking for orders per the RF scanner.

Report all errored locations or inventory issues to the bull pen.


What you bring to the table

A desire to learn

Previous manufacturing experience a plus

A safety mindset


We offer a feast of benefits

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Flexible Spending Account, Retirement Savings Plan with Match, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Group Critical Accident Insurance, Group Critical Illness Insurance, Employee Assistance Plan and numerous opportunities to volunteer in the communities in which we operate.


You will be considered for employment in our inclusive workplace

Because at Shearer’s, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


This is your invitation to apply now!