Forklift Operator

This position is based at our Hampton Farms location in Springfield, MA.

The Company

Hampton Farms is the leading In-Shell Peanut Company in the US. We are also a leading producer of other types of nuts and nut butters for the retail and commercial markets. You can find our product in most grocery stores and major league baseball stadiums. We distribute under the Hampton Farms brand and are also a leading private label manufacturer.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain safe operating conditions.
  • Perform pre-operational checklist items.
  • Follow the Employee Health and personal Hygiene Requirements
  • Picks orders according to the Pick Sheet, records and compares Lot Numbers and quantities, pack and wrap pallets.
  • Verify customer orders to ensure quantity, quality, proper labeling and safe packaging.
  • Loading and unloading trucks.
  • Receive products, including visual quality inspection, compare and match all information on Packing Slip. Reports any damages / discrepancies to Manager.
  • Break down pallets and put product away in designated area, rotating stock for freshness.
  • Manage product inventory, including lot number traceability.

General Qualifications

  • Forklift Experience:1-year minimum
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds
  • Willing to learn and grow, work in other departments or on projects if needed
  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude while working independently or as part of a small team


  • 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)
  • Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Teladoc
  • 401K Match
  • Paid Vacation and Personal Days
  • Paid Holidays
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Military 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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