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Material Handler II - 1st Shift

Company: Hearthside Foods
Location: Wenona
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

10482Material Handler II - 1st ShiftFull-timeDayWenonaIllinoisNon-Exempt

$1000.00 SIGN ON BONUS ($500 paid out 30 days and $500 paid out 60 days)

Material Handler

A Place to Build Your Future

Hearthside Food Solutions, the food industry's largest contract manufacturer, has an opening for a Material Handler. If working in a fast-paced, world class food plant interests you, Hearthside may be an opportunity.

We are one of the fastest growing food companies in the US; part of the new wave of American manufacturers and we are looking for people with the right stuff.

Who We Are

We are Hearthside Food Solutions, a new kind of food company, and the industry's largest contract manufacturer. You won't find our logo on store shelves, but our passion for quality and efficiency is evident in every product we make.

Founded in 2009, today we operate 38 production facilities in eight states, employing over 10,000 people. In an industry growing at 2%, we made the Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Companies list three straight years. Our customers are some of the world's finest food companies.


Hearthside is seeking Material Handlers in Wenona. Material Handlers are responsible for managing inventory items between the plant warehouse and the various production lines. They make sure materials are on hand for timely start-ups, that materials are properly counted, wrapped and labeled after the production run. They support production lines throughout the run by replenishing materials as needed, including both raw goods and basic packaging materials. Complete basic housekeeping duties associated with materials movement, such as general cleaning in the warehouse, and removal of scrap packaging from the production lines as materials are delivered and utilized. This position will require the employee to move semi trailers to and from dock areas.

This role requires a high level of overall fitness and stamina. It also requires good verbal and written communication skills, an attention to detail, and the ability to work well on a team and with people from multiple departments.

A detailed job description with responsibilities and requirements, which may vary by location, will be provided during the interview process.

Education, experience and training

At least 2 years in manufacturing, preferably food industry

Experience with computers

Must be able to obtain a Powered Industrial license within 30 days of hire, trained in use of fork, clamp and push pull trucks.

Must be proficient in moving semi-trailers (CDL preferred)


Hearthside offers a highly competitive wage and benefits package, including full healthcare benefits, 401(k) and more.

Next Steps

If you are seeking an opportunity in world class manufacturing with a dynamic company, if you possess the skills and traits described above, and if you are ready for a challenge, Hearthside would like to hear from you.

Keywords: Hearthside Foods, Peoria , Material Handler II - 1st Shift, Professions , Wenona, Illinois

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