Pinnacle Foods

Cold Storage Forklift Operator

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We are the maker, marketer and distributor of branded food products that have been American favorites for decades. Our employees located in more than 20 offices and plants across North America rally around our mission, Reinvigorating Iconic Brands. We work to transform our brands to be more profitable for our customers and more enjoyable for our consumers.


At Pinnacle Foods, every employee has the opportunity to make an impact—from marketing and research & development, to manufacturing, finance and sales—each function plays a critical role in our success. By living our values of trust, candor and ownership we create great relationships that help us deliver results and drive meaningful change for our brands and business.



Maintain and coordinate product in the Cold Storage Warehouse. Ensure product meets quality and food safety requirements.



  1. Must be familiar with plant safety rules and guidelines.
  2. Must have a positive attitude, work well with a team, and have initiative in improving company operations.
  3. Work with Warehouse Manager, Logistics Coordinator, and/or Cold Storage Lead to implement changes that have been identified.
  4. Work effectively with other departments.
  5. Maintain the warehouse and dock in a neat and organized manner following all GMP’s.
  6. Safely and accurately stack bulk product six totes high.
  7. Equipment:
    1. Ensure all equipment is kept in working order.
    2. Learn and work with ERP system
    3. Responsible for maintaining and inspecting forklifts.
  8. Quality:
    1. Make certain all part pallets in a row are shipped when pulling product from that row.
    2. Scan all inbound bulk and retail product and put away accordingly.
    3. Load product onto trucks only if in a released status by Quality Control.
    4. Load trucks and ensure all hold product is tagged with the correct hold tags and put in row designated Hold Product.
    5. Scan product into its new designated location.
    6. Receive inbound product properly and ensure that it is sampled as per Quality Control direction.
    7. Receive inbound dry materials in Dry Storage when necessary.
  9. Perform cycle counts as directed.
  10. Must be able to work in a fast paced environment.
  11. Perform other duties and assume additional responsibilities as assigned by the Warehouse Manager, Logistics Coordinator, and/or Cold Storage Lead.



  1. Must be a licensed Fork Truck Operator.
  2. Frequent bending, lifting (up to 50 pounds), squatting, reaching above shoulders, etc may be required.
  3. Must be able to work in a cold environment for 90% of your shift where the temperature reaches -20 degrees.
  4. You will be required to follow the Birds Eye Foods attendance policy for the Waseca Plant.


Pinnacle Foods is an Affirmative Action/EEO Employer –
qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to
protected veteran or disability status, race/color, religion, gender, national
origin, age, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any
other legally protected basis.


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