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Tyson Foods Palletizer Operator 3rd Shift– Full-Time – Portland, IN 47371 in Portland, Indiana

Job Details:

The starting pay for this position is $21.25/hr. with a shift increase for second and third shift.

If you are looking to make an impact in a meaningful way, join us at Tyson Foods where we are raising the world’s expectations for how much good food can do! We create quality products in a safe environment for our team members. We offer advancement opportunities and steady work. This facility operates five days a week with potential for overtime and produces Tacos and Tortillas.


The Palletizer ensures that all packages and boxes are dated, taped and palletized properly within Tyson specification, completes daily production forms, calculates case counts and enters data into the production inventory system.


  • Changing tape rolls on the box closer/tape machines

  • Keeping all packing material needed for production stocked on production floor

  • Putting packing material away in its proper location after changeovers and shutdowns

  • Monitoring and reporting wear and tear on equipment

  • Stacking product properly and maintaining accurate case counts

  • Properly completes daily production forms

  • Tallies hourly and shift case counts by line and product code

  • Labels each pallet with a barcode and utilizes a handheld computer/scanner to enter pallet case counts and time data into a production inventory system.

  • May occasionally be required to operate a ride on electric pallet jack

  • Compares total production forms with barcode inventory system

  • Perform any other work as assigned by supervisor

  • Comply with all safety, food safety, GMP and SQF Requirements

  • Must perform all positions of rotation, if applicable


  • Ability to perform basic math functions (adding, subtracting, multiplying, etc.) with use of calculator

  • Ability to use a handheld computer/scanner

  • Ability to flex/grip with wrists/hands

  • Walking, bending, squatting, standing and repetitive lifting of up to 40 lbs. boxes from floor level up to a height of 7 ft., every 30 to 60 seconds while maintaining proper records

  • Must be able to operate a Power Industrial Truck

In order to be eligible for consideration you must have:

Must have 6 months’ work history in the past 3 years to be considered.

Must not have been terminated from a previous employer for attendance or job abandonment.

Must be available to work overtime and weekends.

Relocation Assistance Eligible:


Work Shift:

3RD SHIFT (United States of America)

Hourly Applicants ONLY -You must complete the task after submitting your application to provide additional information to be considered for employment.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

CCPA Notice. If you are a California resident, and would like to learn more about what categories of personal information we collect when you apply for this job, and how we may use that information, please read our CCPA Job Applicant Notice at Collection, click here (https://www.tysonfoods.com/sites/default/files/2020-07/CCPA%20applicant%20notification.pdf) .