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Job Title:

Bin Loader/Palletizer

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1st Shift




Transportation, Warehousing & Logistics

Job Description:

On behalf of Hickory Farms, Headway Workforce Solutions is currently seeking reliable, motivated individuals for Bin Loader / Palletizer positions for the Hickory Farms Distribution Center in Joliet, IL. This is an exciting seasonal position starting in July and closing in late December 2021. As a Bin Loader / Palletizer, your primary responsibility will be loading, organizing, and wrapping products into bins for assembly or onto pallets for shipping.

Unloads products from pallets while opening boxes using company authorized box cutters.
Responsible for loading, monitoring, and replenishing products in bins.
Organize gift boxes onto pallets, then wrap the pallet when the work order is completed.
Assist other employees and Line Lead when requested (e.g., labeling boxes, pulling the correct components per order)
Comply with and understand safety regulations, product quality assurance (Q.A.), and GMP rules.
Strive to keep a quick but quality-focused work speed, aligning with Hickory Farms’ fast-paced environment.
Maintain a clean and safe work area at all times.

Job Requirements:

Job Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent
Must have attention to detail and the ability to work in a fast-paced work environment.
Consent to a criminal background check and pre-employment tests
Physical Demands of a Bin Loader:
Applicants must acknowledge that the physical demands of this position are required to fulfill the essential duties of this role successfully. Bin Loaders / Palletizers will stand for over 90% of the shift, have to push and lift to 75lbs, and adequately wear any required protective eye-wear/clothing. Additional demands include (but are not limited to):

Ability to lift to 75 lbs. of force frequently.
Regularly required to bend, twist, stand or walk for extended periods.
Must be able to stand a minimum of 8 hours per day.
Hours: 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM, Monday – Friday. Must be willing to work overtime hours as needed.

Pay Rate: $13.25 per hour


About Hickory Farms Hickory Farms has been committed to providing unique food gift ideas since 1951. For almost 70 years, we’ve offered gift baskets and specialty foods that families across the country enjoy. To learn more about our brand and culture, visit

About Headway Headway Workforce Solutions is a leading B2B (Business to Business) provider of workforce solutions with an array of contract-based integrated services and national staffing solutions. Passionate about our work and dedication to our clients, we are committed to exceeding expectations in the human capital service sector. To learn more about us, visit .

Headway Workforce Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetics, or protected veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, Headway Workforce Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, training, tuition assistance, education, social recreation programs, and benefits.

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You can contact Beth Koziara at 919-376-1396 or email [email protected]

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