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Seasonal Forklift Operator (July - November)

Department:  Plant

Manitowoc, WI, US, 54220

Lakeside Foods is a family-owned company providing wholesome foods to enrich people’s lives through food.  We are a culture that pursues our vision of growth and innovation with passion, confidence and commitment. We are strongest together – valuing collaborative contribution, transparency and new ideas to enable change and growth. We are committed to an inclusive and respectful environment that promotes a healthy work-life balance. And there’s a seat at the table for you. 


What You'll Do:

  • Responsible for loading reefers with frozen product based on production accurately and efficiently.
  • Accurately fill out all shipping and receiving paperwork required.
  • Load/Unload interplant trucks.
  • Keep the palletizers supplied with pallets, hoods, and slip sheets..
  • Keep the depalletizers adequately supplied with cans.
  • Keep dock area clean and organized.
  • Maintain work area in clean and orderly manner.


What You'll Bring:

  • Ability to be trained on operating a forklift, current active forklift license a plus. (Subject to Drug/Alcohol testing)
  • Learn and follow the approved safe practices and procedures that apply to position.
  • Become familiar with, observe and follow all Lakeside Foods' rules and established policies for Safety, Health and Security.
  • Must possess basic knowledge of all functions pertaining to warehouse, operations including clerical and shipping.
  • Must be able to put product away in straight rows as well as stack product straight.



As a seasonal employee at Lakeside, we offer the following benefits:

  • A strong commitment to your safety & quality products
  • Low-cost migrant housing
  • Competitive wages with overtime pay
  • Various bonus opportunities
  • 401(k) option (self-contribution)
  • Employee assistance program
  • Safety suggestion programs

Lakeside Foods welcomes people of all backgrounds and the varied ideas they bring to the workplace. Being an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer is part of our heritage and culture. We recruit, hire and promote employees based on qualifications and merit, without regard to race, religion, age, gender, disability, marital or veteran status. 


Nearest Major Market: Green Bay
Nearest Secondary Market: Appleton