Website General Mills

Forklift Driver

$20.00 per hour with advancement opportunities
Additional $2.00 per hour for night shift differential
12 hour shifts (6 am to 6 pm; 6 pm to 6 am)Hiring for Night Shifts
Great 1st day benefits
General Mills, Inc. manufactures some of the most beloved foods in the world, including Cheerios and Lucky Charms, Nature Valley granola bars, Totino’s pizza rolls, and Yoplait yogurt. Blue Buffalo became part of General Mills in 2018, so even your pets love us too.


We are looking for team members who come to the table with a shared passion for making food the world loves, to solve problems and shape General Mills for the future. As a part of our manufacturing group, you will be responsible for storage of raw material, ingredients and finished product, inbound and outbound shipments and supporting production needs.


General Mills encourages growth for our employees; if you want to learn new things, attain and prove competency quickly, and apply technology in the manufacturing space; GMI is a great place to start.


Forklift Driver


What your compensation will look like:

$20.00 per hour with advancement opportunities
Shift differential – additional $2.00 per hour when working the hours of 6pm to 6am
10 days (120 hours) of vacation annually and 11 paid company holidays
Great paid time off benefits
401(k) match
Health Insurance includes medical, dental, vision and life
AND much more!
What your day will look like:

Creating high quality foods that are eaten EVERYDAY, NATIONWIDE
Using TECHNOLOGY in an industry-leading facility
Working with HIGH-LEVEL operators on EXPERIENCED teams that are looking to pass down their knowledge to workers WILLING TO LEARN and get paid doing it
CHALLENGING yourself to get the JOB DONE RIGHT and gain skills to take with you to your next opportunityForklift operation within production and warehouse operations
Selecting, preparing, and loading product for outbound shipment per customer specifications
Responsible for the storage of raw material, ingredients or finished product
Receiving, unloading, and inspecting inbound ingredients/packaging materials
Participate in Continuous Improvement initiatives to increase platform performance
Assist in training new employees
What your schedule will look like:

12-hour shifts – 2 on, 5 off, 5 on, 2 off scheduleDay shift: 6 am to 6 pm
Night shift: 6 pm to 6 am
Currently hiring for NIGHT SHIFT ONLY
Ability and willingness to work overtime, any shift, including days, nights, weekends, and holidays
Plant operation is 24 hours a day, 7 days per week
What your growth will look like:

Be a part of a team that will learn and grow
Develop leadership skills, that will allow you to focus on new KNOWLEDGE and ability to adopt and implement those ideas
Ability to operate within a safety culture
Expanded technical capabilities
What you have to offer:

Minimum of a high school education or GED
Forklift license/certification or willing to obtain one
Experience in a manufacturing/production environment preferred
Physical requirements:

Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs
Must be able to perform physical tasks for extended periods of time including standing, walking, climbing, bending, pushing, pulling, and twisting over surfaces
Ability to climb and/or work at heights while utilizing stairs, ladders, personnel lifts, or platforms
Ability to wear protective clothing and equipment such as safety shoes, face masks, safety glasses, hearing protection, a hard hat, a hair/beard net, and gloves when required
Willing and able to adhere to all grooming requirements necessary for a food manufacturing environment
Ability to work in hot, cold, noisy, dusty, wet environmental working conditions
Willing to work around industrial high-speed moving machinery
Ability to work with allergens that might be present in a food environment
Need to be able to work in a tobacco free environment

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