$13.25 - $15.75 an hour 

Job Type 


Number of hires for this role 




  • Forklift: 1 year (Required) 

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred) 

  • Warehouse Experience: 1 year (Preferred) 

Full Job Description 

Our Story – John Soules Foods 

John Soules Foods makes it easy to enjoy delicious food. We provide great tasting beef and chicken through retail sales, food service distributors, restaurants, and school nutrition programs. Customers love us for our simple-to-make, mouth-watering fajita products. In fact, we’re the #1 producer of beef and chicken fajitas in the U.S. But we’re so much more. Restaurant chefs and home cooks enjoy the versatility of fully cooked choices such as rotisserie chicken breast strips, grilled chicken breast strips, pulled chicken, and Certified Angus Beef® brand products. 


We offer employee and dependent medical coverage, an on-site medical clinic with zero copays, dental, vision, and prescription generic medication coverage with no copay (if filled at a preferred provider). An employer matching 401k Plan is available to all employees after meeting eligibility requirements. We provide employees with annual free health evaluation and testing, 24/7 virtual medical access, and free flu vaccines. 

We also offer short term disability, voluntary life insurance, relocation benefits for selected positions, vacation days, holidays, Sam’s Club membership card, annual school visitation leave, and back to school supplies program for employees’ children. 


Employees may expect annual employee tenure bonuses, annual service wage increases for hourly production employees, job postings for advancement opportunities, periodic performance incentives, and annual performance reviews. 


We appreciate employee effort with various service award recognition programs, employee birthday gifts, personalized baby blankets for employee newborns, employee luncheons throughout the year, and an annual company picnic. 


Employees throughout John Soules Foods work very hard to help achieve our success. Due to their hard work, we continue to strive and meet our employees’ needs. Ongoing feedback from our employees is critical in understanding those needs. We conduct engagement surveys, informal interviews, and the occasional employee roundtables to help us understand our employees’ needs and strengthen our employee programs. 

Training and Advancement 

John Soules Foods promotes and encourages training for all employees. Currently, our training programs include new employee orientation, department on-boarding, cross-training, functional training for skilled positions, and leadership training for management and future leaders. There are a variety of opportunities for career advancement for all employees at John Soules Foods. 

Position Outline 

Forklift operators are responsible for operating and managing industrial trucks to load and unload materials and deliveries and move them to and from storage areas, machines and loading docks, into trucks or storage facilities. 

  • These positions are Full Time with OT earning potential, you must be able towork for 2nd shift hours depending on the business demands. You will learn more about your specific schedule during interview and orientation. 

  • We offer 6 and sometimes 7-day work weeks. 

  • It requires standing in one place for extended periods of time. 

  • Must be able to work in multiple temperatures and work environments (inside/outside). 

  • Some positions are highly repetitive etc. 

  • Must have good hand and eye coordination. 

  • Must be positive and have a dedicated work ethic. 

**Second Chance Employer 

Job Type: Full-time 

Pay: $13.25 - $15.75 per hour 


  • 401(k) 

  • 401(k) matching 

  • Dental insurance 

  • Disability insurance 

  • Employee assistance program 

  • Health insurance 

  • Life insurance 

  • Paid time off 

  • Referral program 

  • Vision insurance 


  • 10 hour shift 

  • 8 hour shift 

  • Night shift 

  • Overtime 

  • Weekends 

Supplemental Pay: 

  • Signing bonus 

Application Question(s): 

  • Have you previously worked at John Soules Foods? If yes, when? 


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred) 


  • Warehouse Experience: 1 year (Preferred) 

  • Forklift: 1 year (Required) 

Work Location: 

  • One location 

Job Duties: 

  • Load and unload trucks 

  • Move and stack materials 

  • Keep production lines supplied with empty containers and packaging materials as needed 

  • General housekeeping duties in the warehouse or production area and duties as assigned 

  • Follow current good warehousing practice 

  • Receive/process shipments 

  • Perform proper forklift inspections and follow forklift operating guidelines and procedures 

Equipment Used: 

  • Forklift 

  • pallet jack 

This Job Is: 

  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply 

  • Open to applicants who do not have a high school diploma/GED 

  • A “Fair Chance” job (you or the employer follow Fair Chance hiring practices when performing background checks) 

  • A job for which all ages, including older job seekers, are encouraged to apply 

  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma 

Company's website: 

Benefit Conditions: 

  • Waiting period may apply 

  • Only full-time employees eligible 

Work Remotely: 

  • No 

COVID-19 Precaution(s): 

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required 

  • Plastic shield at work stations 

  • Temperature screenings 

  • Social distancing guidelines in place 

  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place