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Job Description:

Material Handler II

*Labor Driven position!*
Starting Pay: $18.50 / hour or more based on experience
Additional $2.00 shift differential from 3pm 6am
Shift: 1st
Hours: 6am-5pm
*No Weekends!*

This is a full-time position within our manufacturing facility with opportunities for advancement!

Who we are!
Schwans Company, a U.S. affiliate of the global lifestyle company CJ CheilJedang Corporation, is a leading U.S. manufacturer and marketer of quality foods offered through retail-grocery and food-service channels. Its many popular brands include Red Baron®, Tonys®, Big Daddys®, Villa Prima and Freschetta® pizza; Mrs. Smiths® and Edwards® desserts; and Pagoda® Asian-style snacks. To learn more about Schwans, visit

What we want to do for you:
We offer eligible employees competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package designed to assist employees and their families with their financial security, health and well-being.
Health, Life, Dental, and Vision Plans
Two weeks paid vacation + holidays for new hires
401(k) Program with immediate Company Match

What we need from you:
High School Diploma or equivalent and 2+ years of related experience
Intermediate communication skills (both written and verbal)
Basic math and reading skills and strong attention to detail
Must be able to work in freezers with subzero temperatures for 4-8 hours per day
Must be able to stand for up to 8 hours per day

Responsible for successfully moving materials supplies and finished goods through the facility which includes unloading frozen food product from semis into warehouse freezers and loading frozen food from warehouse freezers into delivery trucks
Move materials and supplies through the facility that may require the use of material handling equipment such as carts, conveyer belts, and pallet jacks
Stack skids or pallets in designated areas, cleans and disposes of scrap bracing cardboard and strapping
Place items in proper containers or designated areas
Use tools such as hammers and crowbars to remove strapping, open crates, strap cars
Use lists to determine and count quantities of product moving throughout the facility
Complete paperwork to properly document work performed and may require the use of a computer on occasion
Conducts intermediate material audits
Other duties as assigned (such as general maintenance work around the facility and processing of load sheets)
The use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is required, including but not limited to bump cap, safety glasses/goggles, ear plugs, hair and beard nets, gloves and safety shoes or rubber boots

The employing subsidiaries of Schwans Company are Equal Employment Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, age, race, color, religion, gender, vet status, national origin or other protected class.

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