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Manual Palletizer - Temp

Company: Frito-Lay North America
Location: Topeka
Posted on: January 8, 2021

Job Description:

The Manual Palletizer position is responsible for a variety of duties that relate to manually palletizing product from the packaging room onto pallets. A key component of PepsiCo's success, Frito-Lay has been making the very best snacks for over 80 years. Classic Lay's(r), Cheetos(r), and Doritos(r) are just a few of the products that you would help us produce in one of our manufacturing facilities. Although you will start out working for Frito-Lay, this job can open the door to career opportunities with our parent company, PepsiCo. We are open 24 hours a day, which means you may not have a typical schedule. It's a physical job! If you have never worked in a warehouse/manufacturing environment before, you should understand that you will be on your feet for 90% - 95% of your shift. In addition, you must demonstrate ability for self-direction, strong time management and organizational skills. Work is performed in a loud manufacturing/warehouse environment with minimal heating or air conditioning. Weekend and Holiday work is required and overtime may be required.Here are some frequent tasks you could expect to perform during the workday:Manually palletize boxes from a conveyor belt to a pallet as well as collect empty pallet boards and carry them to storageOperate a manual pallet jack to move pallets from one location to anotherManually wrap palletsMaintain a safe and sanitary work areaReport safety deficiencies Perform sanitation duties to ensure health and safety complianceEnsure accurate flow of finished goods on the conveyor systemUtilize computer terminals to input or request information based on production scheduleEnsure periodic Inventory Control System (ICS) utilizationAll other duties as assignedThe Frito-Lay team comes to us with a wide variety of experiences, usually after honing their skills with prior success in warehouses but also other fast-paced environments. While prior knowledge is always a plus, we are happy to provide thorough training on OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration), FDA (Food and Drug Administration), and FSMA (Food Safety Modernization Act) regulations.Whether you are experienced or not, please be sure that you meet the following minimum requirements prior to starting your application:Must be 18 or older and eligible to work in the United States.You can lift 15 to 50 pounds with or without a reasonable accommodationYou will be required to work on weekends, holidays as well as off shiftYou are able to stand and walk for extended periods of time with or without a reasonable accommodationYou are able to climb, bend, reach, stoop, kneel, and stretch for extended periods with or without a reasonable accommodationYou are able to repeatedly lift, carry, push, pull, and handle products with or without a reasonable accommodationYou are willing and able to work in an environment that has extreme temperatures, humidity, hazardous/loud equipment, and slippery surfacesPeople often ask what kind of characteristics will make them successful in this position. At a minimum, we expect you to show up because we track attendance closely.Do you think you have what it takes to perform at our level? Here is an idea of what our managers are looking for:

  • Communication: you will interact with coordinators, peers, managers, and team leads about issues, downtime and breaks because communication is essential for a successful day.
  • Flexibility: we look out for one another on the warehouse floor by being flexible when we must tackle production schedule changes, environmental changes, and sudden work schedule changes.
  • Tech Savvy: Frito-Lay is an industry leader when it comes to smart automated technology and tracking production and inventory. Being comfortable learning new technology will help you thrive in our performance based culture.
  • Work Ethic: we expect you to go "above and beyond" on your assigned job tasks. We closely track performance and efficiency throughout work shifts. This includes volunteering for additional assignments not directly related to your specific job role because your performance helps the team achieve overall performance goals.
  • Teamwork: we are dependable and accountable to one another because of our shared passion to attain targets and goals. Offering help to others without being asked to do so is expected at Frito-Lay.
  • Attention to Detail: you make a conscious effort to pay attention to the task at hand, accurately read product codes and labels and correctly pick & load the correct quantity of products for shipment.
  • Safety Focus: we wear safety equipment, follow current good manufacturing practices (CGMPs), perform proper forklift inspections and follow forklift operating guidelines and procedures, and communicate safety issues and concerns. We believe that safety is everyone's responsibility.Does this sound like you? Join nearly 55,000 other Frito-Lay associates across the country that work hard to bring you the snacks you love by submitting your application today.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender IdentityOur Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and all other applicable laws, including but not limited to, San Francisco Police Code Sections 4901 - 4919, commonly referred to as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance; and Chapter XVII, Article 9 of the Los Angeles Municipal Code, commonly referred to as the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please download the available documents:EEO is the Law: https://www.mypepsico.com/ep/common/portal/unprotected/wp-prod/eeo/EEO_is_the_Law.pdfEEO is the Law Supplement: https://www.mypepsico.com/ep/common/portal/unprotected/wp-prod/eeo/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_508c.pdfPepsiCo EEO Policy.: https://www.mypepsico.com/ep/common/portal/unprotected/wp-prod/eeo/PepsiCo_HQ_EEO_Policy.pdfPlease view our Pay Transparency Statement: https://www.mypepsico.com/ep/common/portal/unprotected/wp-prod/eeo/PepsiCo_Pay_Transparency_Provision.pdfPepsiCo (Frito Lay) is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities/Females/Disability/Protected Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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