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Warehouse -Lawrence Plant

Posted Date:  Sep 13, 2023
Requisition Number:  119844

Location: Lawrence, KS


We are mixing up something new in Lawrence, KS. This is an exciting time to join our team. Pretzels, Inc just joined Hershey Salty Snacks and we are looking to grow. We have over 40 years of experience in making pretzels and delivering high quality snacks to consumers. We are hiring for forklift drivers. Previous experience required.



  • Starting at $19.00/hr, overnight shift has $1.00/hr shift differential
  • Pay increase to $20.00/hr after 180 days
  • Sign-on Bonus totaling $2,000 for eligible candidates


Total Rewards:

  • Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, & Vision) Starting Day 1
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan- with generous company match
  • Paid Time off



  • Orientation Week 1: Monday-Friday, 8am to 4pm
  • Training/ramp up schedule is Monday-Thursday, approximately 3-4 months 
  • Once fully transitioned, move into 2-2-3 schedule, every other weekend off (working 3 days one week: Sun, Wed, Thurs, and 4 days the next week: Mon, Tues, Fri, Sat)
  • 12 hr night shifts available, 6:00pm-6:00am


Candidate Process:

Please note- communication will be through phone, email, and text. Ensure you have access to a valid email address

  • Qualified applicants will receive a phone call to schedule an onsite interview
  • Post Offer Background Check, Drug screen, and Physical required


Job Summary

Responsible for staging, loading, and unloading finished product and raw materials as well as, stocking and maintaining warehouse inventory.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Safely operate all Material Handling Equipment and perform the necessary safety checks prior to operating
  • Always maintain food safety awareness and immediately report any issues to management
  • Receive material in from vendors, customers, or other warehouses accurately and promptly
  • Verify the quantity, lot, and description of materials received by checking against the packing list and/or Bill of Lading (report/record any discrepancies)
  • Perform all necessary inspections and verifications
  • Correctly attach identifying tag or labels to materials as needed
  • Safely and accurately place materials on shelves, in racks, or other designated storage areas to maintain the identity of preserved food, FIFO picking philosophy, and orderliness
  • Make all necessary transactions within EPICOR to ensure inventory accuracy and lot control is always maintained
  • Comprehend the reading of shipping & receiving documents, gauges, schedules, and dispatches
  • Accurate and timely staging of finished goods and raw materials
  • Accurate and timely loading of materials onto containers, trailers, vans, and/or cars
  • Move materials in and out of storage safely and without damage
  • Check shipping documents for accuracy prior to making copies for the driver
  • Clean and maintain work area per the daily checklist and master sanitation schedule (MSS). 
  • Provide on-the-job training to new employees
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Forklift certification, M.H.E. Certification


Required Skills/Abilities

  • Basic reading, writing and arithmetic skills required
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Previous forklift experience- Sit down (2 years preferred) 
  • Manual dexterity required for operating machinery
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds required




Nearest Major Market: Lawrence

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