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Jack Link's Material Handler - 1st shift M-Th 530a-4p - “Starting up to $21.20 an hour based on experience”. in Underwood, Iowa

Running with Sasquatch is more than just a clever marketing campaign. As a Jack Link’s team member, Running with Sasquatch means we roll up our buffalo plaid sleeves and do the hard work first. We don’t shy away from challenges. In fact, we push hard and take risks. True to our North Woods roots, we're a bunch of ordinary people who accomplish extraordinary things by driving results with innovation, creativity and a clear sense of urgency. Like our awesome protein products, we have an unwavering passion for quality, and you won’t find anything artificial here. What you see is what you get… authentic, humble and fun people who Run with Sasquatch!

Running with Sasquatch takes a team. We invite you to run with us, succeed with us, and celebrate with us. Most importantly, Feed Your Wild Side with us on our journey to be the dominant global leader of branded protein snacks!

Jack Link's Protein Snacks is a global leader in snacking and the No. 1 meat snack manufacturer worldwide. Still family-owned and operated with headquarters in Minong, Wisconsin, Jack Link’s also has a large corporate hub in Downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota, and operates a total of 11 manufacturing and distribution facilities in four countries. Jack Link’s produces high-quality, great-tasting protein snacks that feed the wild sides of consumers around the world. Jack Link's Protein Snacks family of brands includes Jack Link's, Lorissa's Kitchen, World Kitchens Jerky, Bifi and Peperami.

We offer:

  • Steady, predictable shifts

  • A passionate team

  • Strong family values

  • Career opportunities with a goal to promote from within

  • Competitive pay including a bonus plan

  • Great benefits including a medical plan, dental plan and vision plan

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and holiday pay

  • Discounted product

The Material Handlers are an essential part of our team. The main duties will revolve around the unloading of incoming product, picking of orders for specific customer requirements, and loading product for shipment to customers. The position will also include cycle counting and variance reporting.


The duties and responsibilities of this position shall consist of, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Safe Operation of material handling equipment including stand up forklifts, pallet jacks and high reach trucks.

  • Operating and maintaining RF Scanner (handheld warehouse computer).

  • Accurate and timely selecting of customers’ orders

  • Working on both the Receiving and Shipping docks as needed.

  • Unload trucks and validate deliveries against appropriate documentation, notifying the supervisor of any discrepancies.

  • Ensure products are correctly labeled and identified for proper storing and use.

  • Distribute the items received to the person or department for which the item was ordered.

  • Daily shipments must be picked, counts verified, pallets wrapped or stacked neatly for pick-ups, marked accordingly to customer, transportation and location of shipment.

  • Load finished goods onto trailer within specified timeframe.

  • Perform and report cycle counts.

  • Follow daily operations schedule and achieve specified goals.

  • Follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s).

  • Assist with maintaining a clean and organized work environment.

  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as necessary.

  • Following set company and OSHA safety rules, regulations, and guidelines at all times.

Required Education: High School Diploma or GED, preferred.


  • 3-6 months experience with operating material handling equipment.

  • Experience working in a warehouse or distribution setting.


  • Excellent attendance and dependability.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Attention to detail

  • Must be able to work well in a team environment.

  • Ability to read, write and follow instructions while working independently. Guidance provided when needed.

  • Ability to work overtime including weekends, holidays, and evenings.

  • Outstanding organizational and communication skills.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to be successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:Workplace safety is our #1 Priority. The distribution center is climate controlled. There will be exposure to the constant movement of material handling equipment.

Equal Employment Opportunity EmployerJack Link's is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

E-VerifyJack Link's provides the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. IMPORTANT: If the Government cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, we are required to provide you written instructions and an opportunity to contact SSA and/or DHS before taking adverse action against you, including terminating your employment. We may not use E-Verify to pre-screen job applicants or to re-verify current employees and may not limit or influence the choice of documents presented for use on the Form I-9. In order to determine whether Form I-9 documentation is valid, we use E-Verify’s photo screening tool to match the photograph appearing on some permanent resident and employment authorization cards with the official U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ (USCIS) photograph. If you believe that your employer has violated its responsibilities under this program or has discriminated against you during the verification process based upon your national origin or citizenship status, please call the Office of Special Counsel at 1-800-255-7688 (TDD: 1-800-237-2515).