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General Labor - Shipping & Receiving at Land O'Lakes, Inc. in Hicksville, New York

Posted in General Business 13 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Join boundless thinkers from all walks of life working together to feed the world. Take pride in working with powerful brands, including Purina Animal Nutrition, Nutra Blend, WinField United, Vermont Creamery, KozyShack, and more.

You'll join a global team committed to everything from the seeds that go into the ground, to the technology that improves crop yields and sustainability, to the nutrition that animals need, to marketing the final product.

General Labor - Shipping & Receiving

Land O'Lakes has been farmer owned since 1921, with over 10,000 employees and $14 Billion in annual sales - The agriculture and food industries are growing fast. So are the opportunities. With a variety of positions available in a lot of different places, we’ve got just the career for you.

Located in Hicksville, NY, this role is at a Dairy Foods manufacturing facility for Land O’Lakes, creating dairy products that stand for real, simple goodness. We believe there’s power in every drop of milk our farmers produce, and by improving production and finding innovative uses for that milk, we add a little good to people’s lives.

Job Description:
General Laborer is someone who responsible for learning Toting and Shipping and Receiving. Able to assist throughout the plant when needed.

Location: Hicksville, NY

Hours: 5:00pm - 3:00am with end time flexibility based on business needs

Wage: $15.65

Required Education: High School Diploma or GED

Required Qualifications & Experiences:
•    18 years or older
•    6+ months of manufacturing experience 
•    Forklift Experience and/or Certification
•    Ability to read, write, comprehend, follow verbal and written instructions and possess basic mathematical skills

Preferred Qualifications & Experiences:
•    Self-Reliant and able to accurately work under limited supervision
•    Able to trouble shoot mechanical problems
•    Communicates work order progress to supervisor and production operators
•    Customer focused and able to work in a collaborative team
•    Ability to be flexible in work performed and schedule
•    Knowledge of various pieces of high-tech manufacturing processing and packaging equipment. Examples include but not limited to baggers, palletizers and cookers.
•    Self-reliant and able to accurately work under limited supervision
•    Ensures a safe working environment while performing assigned tasks
•    Customer focused and able to work in a collaborative team
•    Ability to be flexible in work performed and schedule

Essential Physical Requirements:
Working in a manufacturing or warehouse environment, you will be walking, standing and engaging in movement throughout the day, and occasionally to frequently be required to lift items weighing up to 50 lbs. Due to a large variety of job duties (both routine and non-routine), certain duties also may involve, a variety of physical activities including bending, lifting, stooping, turning, twisting, pushing, pulling, raising arms above shoulders and head, standing, working in enclosed areas, climbing stairs or ladders, and operating heavy machinery. The noise level in the work environment can vary but noise is usually low to moderate.  

You may be required to wear personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety gloves, hearing protection, a respirator or dust mask, protective footwear and protective clothing or uniforms.  Work may be performed in cold and/or hot temperatures and the environment can be dusty.  Physical requirements further include the ability to engage in productive and collaborative communication with co-workers and work may need to be performed during non-standard hours, including nights and weekends.  At times, the ability to work overtime also may be required.  

Requests for reasonable accommodation should be directed to the Hiring Manager.

Land O'Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/Vets/Disabled. The company maintains a drug-free workforce, including pre- and post-employment substance abuse testing pursuant to a Drug and Alcohol Policy.

Neither Land O’Lakes, nor its search firms, will ever contact you and ask for confidential information over the phone or in email. If you receive a call or email like this, please do not provide the information being requested.  

Land O'Lakes endeavors to make Landolakesinc.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact the HR Solution Center at 844-LOL-HR4U (844-565-4748) M-F 8:00am-4:30pm CT.