Department Trainer Retail in Mount Olive, NC at Butterball

Date Posted: 9/30/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Position Summary

Production Trainers provide on the job training to teach production associates the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to be successful employees of Butterball LLC. Trainers act as mentors to associates and provide guidance and support.

Essential Duties, Functions and responsibilities:

Follow up on classroom training regarding Job Hazards, PPE, and Food Safety

Review and explain job instruction training to new associates

Work with team lead and supervisor to ensure associates can perform their job task correctly and safely

Provide job improvement training for current associates

Help with Production department projects

Communicate with Department Superintendent regarding daily work schedule as well as departmental needs

Responsible for notifying Department Superintendent when corrections are necessary for OJT/JSA

Any other duties assigned by Department Manager

Train on the following subjects;

Food Safety/GMP’s/Food Defense


Good Manufacturing Practices

Proper use of PPE

Ergonomics and Stretching exercises to relieve muscle fatigue.

Knife & Scissor Sharpening

Nail Care

Air Shears operation


Safety Topic Awareness: Lock Out Tag Out, HAZCOM, EAP, PSM/RMP, Confined Space, PPE, Hearing Conservation, Ergonomic and Safe lifting, Blood Bourne Pathogen

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledgeable of all departmental jobs (online and off line) with the ability to describe and perform all line tasks at line speed.

Knowledgeable in all OJT/JSA for the department

Knowledgeable in OJT/JSA review process and OJT/JSA sign off

Familiar with all equipment operation

Physical Requirements:

Standing 8 – 10 hours per day

Lifting up to 50 lbs

Possible bending, stooping, twisting, and squatting.

Repetitive hand intensive task, tight gripping, grasping, pinching, and pulling required.

Working Conditions/Department Description:

Work in damp and cold environment

Work with loud and noisy machinery

Work with chemical or Fumes

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