Golden Boy Foods is seeking applicants for a Palletizer / Forklift Operator in Troy, Alabama. Golden Boy Foods is a leading manufacturer of private brand and branded food products. We supply organic and conventional peanut butter, tree nut butter, other nut butters, snack nuts, trail mix, baking nuts, and dried fruit to leading grocery retailers, top food service distributors and industrial bakeries across North America.   





PAY: $12 - $13.50 PER HOUR



Forklift operator maintains and controls an automatic case stacking machine and automatic pallet wrapping machine. Production forklift operator is also responsible for delivering packaging materials to the production floor in a timely manner not to halt production.


  • Before start up checks all equipment and work areas to insure safety and sanitation conditions are correct and ready for use. Assembles and disassembles equipment for sanitation purposes. 
  • Inspect and document forklift for proper safety condition before starting daily tasks
  • Read specification sheet to deliver the correct materials to production floor
  • Document finished pallets produced on daily tracking sheet
  • Maintain/Operate automatic case stacking machine
  • Maintain/Operate automatic pallet wrap machine
  • Scan/Create pallet tags using JDE handheld scan system
  • Deliver finished product pallets to warehouse/shipping
  • Unload trucks if necessary
  • Perform sanitation to equipment on sanitation day, use LOTO
  • Other duties, as assigned


  • Must be able to work weekends, holidays, and overtime
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent from an accredited institution
  • Previous manufacturing experience
  • Forklift experience
  • FIFO experience
  • May be required to balance, bend, crouch, kneel, and stoop for 4+ hours per shift
  • May be required to walk or stand for up to 12 hours per shift
  • May be required to reach above shoulders and climb/work off ladder for 4+ hours per shift
  • May be required to work in a dusty environment, high heat, or humidity for 4+ hours per shift
  • May be required to perform simple grasping, push, pull, and feel for 4+ hours per shift
  • May be required to lift up-to 50 pounds for 4+ hours per shift
  • May be required to express or exchange ideas by means of spoken or written word
  • May be required to make fine distinctions by sound
  • May be required to distinguish object or equipment visually


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Company Paid STD
  • Company Paid Life Insurance


Equal Opportunity Employer

Should you have special needs that require reasonable accommodations, please notify AIDT at 334-280-4400 so proper arrangements can be made. For Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) users, our number is 334-280-4475.