Reach Truck Operator at Beyond Meat

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November 6, 2023

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At Beyond Meat, we started with simple questions. Why do you need an animal to create meat? Why can’t you build meat directly from plants? Thus, we make plant-based meats that allow families to eat more, not less, of the traditional dishes they love while feeling great about the health, sustainability, and animal welfare benefits of plant protein. Our goal is to bring exciting change to the plate—and Beyond.


Beyond Meat is focused on raising the bar on talent. We are dedicated to shaping an inclusive culture that drives excellence, innovation, and results by enabling talent acceleration and development, engagement, and the employee experience.  The Supply Chain Team is a matrix organization within Beyond Meat that is dedicated to creating food products that are leading the gold standard in plant-based proteins. They are looking for an outstanding individual to join the team located in Devault, PA as a Reach Truck Operator.

The Reach Truck Operator will be responsible for storing and moving all material in the facility. They must be able to operate powered industrial machinery with ease, use scanners for tracking of inventory, and storing/retrieving material accurately for production needs. The Reach Truck Operator must strive for organization, keeping all like material together and retrieving all material for production according to FEFO (First Expired, First Out) Model.

TASKS, DUTIES, & GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIESAbility to send, accept and record the movement of supplies, materials, equipment, and stock materials to and/or from an establishment loading and unloading inventory from trailersTransporting materials to different locations within and outside the facilityOptimizing loads to ensure operational efficiencyHelp manage inventory by utilizing RF scanning equipmentPlace all material in assigned racks neatly, while verifying quantity and pallet integrityRetrieve material out of the racks and place it on the floor for the production process Verify the accuracy of quantity and quality of items being stored, spot-checksInventory cycle countingTrack product being moved by consolidating and relocating inventory according to product description and production usageIdentify and keep track of material’s expiration date Pick material needed for production in advanceOperate all machinery in a safe and efficient mannerMust display constant awareness of potential hazardsCollaborate with internal departments to locate any missing packages, correct any necessary deliveries, and replace any damaged productRestack pallets when necessary Checking for damaged goodsResponsible for daily housekeeping and keeping debris from floor in both warehouse and freezer locationsKeep all material handling equipment in the best condition by conducting regular maintenance checksFollow all company policies and procedures, safety procedures, food safety guidelines, and Good Manufacturing Practices beyond regulatory needsPerforms other duties, as assigned, and follows through on requests in a timely mannerQUALIFICATIONSEducation, Technical Skills, and/or Previous Experience: High school diploma or GED2-3 years warehousing experiencePrevious work experience in freezer preferred, not requiredForklift and electric pallet jack certificationData entry, math, computer skills, and working with inventory countsEffective leadership and team management skillsAttention to detail and problem-solving skillsExcellent time management and organizational skillsWritten and verbal communication skillsProven track record of attendance and reliabilityAble to follow multi-step directionsAble to identify workplace safety hazardsFamiliar RF scanning equipmentAbility to adapt to a changing work environment as the company growsProficiency operating Forklifts, Standup Lifts, Scissors lifts, Reach TrucksWORK ENVIRONMENTWarehouse and production manufacturing environment that includes both tempered and ambient areas.  The work environment is representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Position requires the ability to stand or sit for prolonged periods, step, balance, crouch, stoop, kneel, squat, bend, occasionally lifting up to 50 lbs., reach above shoulders, or as needed to complete tasks.Must be able to occasionally climb stairs or a ladder to complete tasks.Need to be comfortable working at various heights.Position located in a mix of production and warehouse environments and requires a tolerance for consistent cold work environments (-10-40˚ F), high worker traffic, loud noises, odors, dust, and varying room temperatures.This position will be required to visit the production floor, refrigerated and frozen storage, shipping dock, and outside storage warehouses. Work flexible shifts as required.Understand that overtime and occasional weekends and/or worked holidays will be required based on company needs.$24.50 - $27 an hourThe starting annual base pay for this role is between USD $24.50 and $27.00.  The actual base is dependent upon many factors, such as: training, transferable skills, work experience, business needs and market demands.  The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future. The role may also be eligible for bonus, equity, and benefits. Beyond Meat is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration. Beyond Meat reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.

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