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Tyson Foods Warehouse Forklift Operator- Day Shift in Olathe, Kansas

If you are looking to make an impact on a meaningful scale, come join us as we raise the world's expectations of what good food can do!

Come join the great Team at Tyson Foods, we offer flexible hours, incentive pay, along with 9 paid holidays per year. Earn vacation time and the opportunity to self-promote within the company and many more benefits too numerous to list.

Safety is always FIRST with Tyson Foods and at Tyson all Team Members are expected to practice safety standard, policies, and procedures .

This position is responsible for ensuring all product and materials are loaded or unloaded in a timely manner using a motor-powered forklift or standup lift while working in an area with temperatures ranging from -10 to 34 degrees, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will be provided, which will include a freezer suit, gloves and head wear, You will be trained and licensed as a professional forklift operator.

Shift: Day Shift

Wednesday- Saturday 7:00pm- 7:00am

During your work shift, which consist of 10 to 12 hours, you must be willing to move around the work area at a fast pace and willing to bend, squat, lift, push, pull up to 40 pounds. As part of efficiently completing the job tasks a handheld scanner will be used to keep track of product as it is loaded, unloaded, and moved around the facility. At certain times other job duties and tasks maybe part of the daily routine.


  • Forklift training is provided

  • Must take and pass a forklift operator’s test within the 90 day probationary period

  • Must be able to maintain 95 percent product rate

  • 18 years of age

  • Applicants must have at least 6 months of work experience with a single employer and no unacceptable gaps in employment

  • Must reside in the Kansas City Metro area to be considered an applicants

  • Must be able to do basic math, addition, subtraction, and multiplication.

  • High School Diploma/GED preferred

    Come join the TEAM that is feeding the Nation!

Work Shift:

C Shift (United States of America)

When completing a Tyson Foods employment application, be sure to complete all tasks listed on the candidate home page. If not, you will see a message that there are 1 or more task(s) that require attention. Applicants for hourly production positions must complete the task to provide additional information to be considered from 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) .

Our team members make the difference. If you are ready to grow your career with an industry leader and want to positively impact the team and community around you, then join us in helping us in raising expectations.Join us on the journey.

At Tyson, we are raising expectations for how much good people can do. Our Talent Strategy is to Attract, Grow, Reward and Retain the best talent, and we believe that our Culture is the connecting thread that drives that strategy!

We strive to be a talent magnet to establish a reputation for being a talent rich organization where team members can grow their career while growing the business.

We are a high performing organization where team members are rewarded (Pay, Benefits and Recognition) for their contributions, and given the opportunity to support and/or volunteer with programs that help Tyson make a lasting social impact in the communities where we live and work.

To learn more about our culture, please read Our Purpose (http://www.tysonfoods.com/who-we-are/our-story/purpose-values) .

Tyson Foods, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you are unable to apply for career opportunities through use of this site due to an impairment or disability, please contact (479) 290-5000 for further assistance.