1st Shift Forklift Operator

Operations Management (Live, Plant, Feed mill) Tupelo, Mississippi


Position at Swift Prepared Foods

Experienced Forklift Operators - $15.85 per Hour - 1st Shift positions available 

Swift Prepared Foods wants you to join our team of Essential Workers! 

When you join the Swift Prepared Foods Team you will receive these great benefits and so much more!

  • Weekly Pay (every Friday)
  • Excellent work/life balance (12-hr shifts with rotating 4 days on 3 days off) 
  • Benefit Options (after just 60 days) - Health, Vision, Dental, and More! for you and your family!
  • Paid Holidays
  • 8 days PAID vacation (after just 1 year) 

Primary Focus for forklift operators: 

Unload product and ensure all quantity and quality requirements are met, all paperwork matches, and all receiving requirements are met according to the receiving record.

Duties and Responsibilities Include But Not Limited To:

  1. Check and record receiving documents.
  2. Observe the cleanliness of the truck.
  3. Replace any defecting bar codes or labels.
  4. Notify the supervisor of any damages, shortages, or discrepancies.
  5. Properly slot product according to the Put Away function on the RF scan gun.
  6. Knows and demonstrates 6S principles.

Back up Responsibilities:

  • Puller/Stager

Work Environment/Physical Demands:

Lifting, stacking and working in a cold environment.


Ability to operate a pallet jack and a forklift. 

Ability to lift and stack/load product onto pallets 

2 + years of forklift experience required. Must pass a hands-on forklift skill evaluation test. 

Must be available to work some weekends and holidays. 

High School Diploma or GED

Drug screen and background check required 

Please apply at jbssa.com/careers. We offer a full range of benefits including health care, life insurance, and a 401(k) plan.

Swift Prepared Foods is an equal opportunity employer.