Golden State Foods

Finish Forklift / Stacker 1st Shift

Location US-AL-Opelika
Job ID
Hidden (23265)


Now Hiring! Shift Premium Available! With GSF, your future is as Good as Gold!

Pay: $16.00+ $1.00 Shift Premium- (for 2nd shift)

1st Shift Hours: 7:00am -3:30pm

2nd Shift Hours: 3:15pm-11:30pm

Contact Gia Tafralis 334-275-4210 Desk or 704-777-2700 Mobile

Perfect Attendance Incentive, 90 day pay progression (Based on performance)

Must have previous experience with stand-up, sit down. 





One of the largest diversified suppliers in the foodservice industry. Golden State Foods sets the Gold Standard by focusing on its Creed and Values, putting customers first and continually innovating. GSF associates show our deep commitment to the communities where we live and work, through our participation in the GSF Foundation, where 100% of  associate proceeds go to helping children and families in need.


GSF's Protein Products division has produced high quality beef patties for the QSR industry for more than 65 years. The award-winning facility in Opelika excels in quality, food safety. assured supply, innovative R&D, and exceptional customer responsiveness. 

Our business philosophy actively supports our associates through our Four (4) Core Values:

  • Treat others like you want to be treated
  • Make the best product
  • Give the customer a fair deal
  • Maintain the highest standards


  • Our comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, and vision after 30 days of employment. Generous 401k/pension plan, with employer-contributions after just 6 months. Paid vacation/holidays/sick leave. Our associates also enjoy discount programs, tuition reimbursement, and much more! If you are looking for a competitive wage, solid opportunities and a career path to success, we have a great opportunity at our facility in Opelika.




Maintain packaging and palletizing material for the finished product operations.



  • Adheres to safety, food safety, quality and legal compliance.
  • Perform all work in accordance with environmental, health and safety standards, rules, regulations and practices of the facility.
  • Must be able to pass training/certifications as required for qualification.
  • Use bar code labeling system.
  • Monitor operation of case sealer, code dater, auto case stacker (robot) and conveyor systems to stacker and freezer storage.
  • Verify condition of palletized finished product before storage.
  • Maintain supply of packaging and palletizing materials.
  • Responsible for housekeeping of area.
  • Document completed work as required by the supervisor.
  • Compliance with all other duties as assigned.



         - None.



  • Ability to operate stand-up lift trucks.
  • Reach horizontally and vertically for material/product.
  • Remove unusable product from conveyors, pallets, boxes or floor.
  • Ability to visually differentiate items of color, up close and in the distance.


  • Ability to wear personal protective equipment and/or clothing.
  • Stand/walk 7 or more hours per day.
  • Constantly using eye/hand and eye/hand/foot coordination while operating lift truck and the computer system.
  • Constantly handle/finger, grip/grasp and use fine motor tasks while operating lift truck and computer system.
  • Constantly talk/hear and taste/smell.
  • Frequently bend, reach, twist/turn and climb.
  • Occasionally squat.
  • Occasionally lift less than 5 lbs from floor to overhead and carry 30 feet.
  • Occasionally lift up to 50 lbs from floor to shoulder and carry 30 feet.
  • Occasionally lift up to 100 lbs from floor to shoulder and carry 5 feet.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and color vision.


  • Constantly work in damp, wet, humid and slippery environments.
  • Constantly work near moving equipment with fumes or airborne debris.
  • Constantly work with toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • Constantly work in extreme heat/cold (-15 degrees to 45 degrees).
  • Constantly work in high noise levels requiring hearing protection.
  • Frequently work on equipment causing whole-body vibration.
  • Occasionally work in high places.


  • Bump cap, hair net, safety glasses, hearing protection, and smock.
  • Rubber and cotton gloves.
  • Sit down and stand-up lift trucks.
  • Techlogix scanner and barcodes.
  • Case sealer, code date printer, auto case stacker (robot) and conveyors.



  • High school diploma or GED.


  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos
  • Ability to write simple correspondence.
  • Ability to use effective problem solving skills.


  • Ability to use mathematical functions including addition, subtractions, multiplication and division in accordance with production paperwork.
  • Ability to perform these operations using units of weight measurement, volume, and distance.


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