Forklift Operator (1st shift)

This position is based at our Hampton Farms location in Lubbock, TX.

Warehouse Loader

Role and Responsibilities: Warehouse personnel of Hampton Farms is involved in the manufacture of food products intended for the consumer. Warehouse personnel need to have an overall understanding of receiving practices, shipping practices, loading / unloading material or product. Warehouse Personnel must know the location of each storage facility, inspection techniques, final product disposition, storage, proper packaging and labeling used at Hampton Farms. Being a producer of Almond butter, Warehouse personnel is aware of risks involved with regard to proper packaging, unloading and loading techniques (not damaging product, raw material, or packaging supplies), proper storage, and forklift safety. Warehouse personnel must maintain a clean and sanitary warehouse environment and must be familiar with the activity on the production floor to react if a crisis arises and primarily work independently. This position is for the Lubbock location and reports directly to the Warehouse Lead.

Salary: $16.00 per hour

1st Shift: 7:00 AM – 3:00 PM (planning to move to 12-hour rotating shifts in July)

Duties and Responsibilities: include the following, other duties may be assigned.

  • Maintains incoming goods, warehousing, and distribution operations by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing program, operational, and company policies and procedures.
  • Assist the Warehouse Lead with inventory levels by conducting physical counts; reconciling with data storage system.
  • Conduct month end inventory
  • Raw and Finished Product
  • Rework Product
  • Packaging Material
  • Pallet Inventory
  • Product in transit or parked on the property ready to be unloaded
  • Damaged inventory
  • Complete warehouse operational requirements such as GMP’s, Master Sanitation and any Food Safety requirements.
  • Work with the Production Team on materials needed for each production day.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Engage in measures of improvement and development of the warehouse.
  • Motivate staff to make an effective and efficient team.
  • Operate a forklift truck.
  • Load and unload shipments according to schedule.
  • Assist with checking in and signing out drivers
  • Helping with drivers/paperwork for both inbound and outbound loads
  • Filing
  • Maintaining files/records for orders/BOL’s/paperwork
  • Any other work assigned by the Warehouse Lead.
  • Skills and Competencies: Knowledge of products; Basic math skills; Computer skills (MSOffice products) is a requirement; Attention to detail, strongly desired; and previous forklift and or warehouse experience preferred.

Job Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that are required and must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to ensure individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Degree of Physical Demands (Strength) usually associated with the essential functions of this job classification are as follows: Heavy work exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Successful candidate must be flexible depending on business need and customer order shipment scheduling.


  • Analytical
  • Continuous Learning
  • Job Knowledge
  • Use of Technology
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Management
  • Adaptability
  • Dependability
  • Quality
  • Communications
  • Reasoning Ability
  • Exceptional Interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Treats everyone with respect and dignity


  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability
  • Vision
  • Dental
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Employee Assistance (EAP)
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Tuition Assistance (TAP)
  • Teladoc
  • 401K Match
  • Paid Vacation and Personal Days
  • Paid Holidays
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Military Leave
  • School Leave
  • Jury Duty Leave

Core Values “Equip”

  • Environment
  • Quality
  • Understanding
  • Integrity
  • People

Application Process

  • This job is contingent upon satisfactory completion of reference checks, education verification, pre-employment drug screening, and a criminal history check.

EOE – Equal Opportunity Employer

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