Machine Operator in Carthage, MO at Butterball

Date Posted: 3/26/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position Summary: 

Must be mechanically inclined, able to troubleshoot and take the assigned machine apart and put it back together correctly. Required to pass the Lock-Out/Tag Out course.

Responsible for performing numerous tasks in the Blending department that supports the overall operations within the department.

1st and 2nd shfits available

Essential Duties, Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Process product using tools and equipment provided
  • Follows all work safety policies and guidelines
  • Observes equipment operation, notifying appropriate personnel of any malfunctions and/or safety issues/concerns
  • Adheres to all USDA and GMP (Good Manufacturing Processes) product standards and guidelines
  • Maintains a clean and organized work area
  • Will be required to rotate to various functions within the processing department
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Accountable to maintain punctual and regular attendance for scheduled work hours

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively and follow verbal and written instructions
  • Must be willing and able to perform physical requirements of the job with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Ability to recognize numbers and their relationship to each other
  • Employee must have the ability to read and understand basic math functions (+ - x ÷)
  • Employee must have the ability to read/speak and understand English as related to the paperwork requirements of the job (forms, logs, work instructions, and procedures

Physical Requirements:

  • Standing (8 hours a day or more),
  • Lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling (up to and including 50lbs or more)
  • Reaching overhead (up to and including 25lbs)
  • Operating hand held and/or mechanical machinery
  • Climbing stairs
  • Gripping, grasping and twisting using hands and wrists
  • Bending and stooping for long periods of time.

Working Conditions/Department Description:

  • May work in damp and cold environment (40 F- 50 F) 
  • Work with loud and noisy machinery
  • Work in dusty environment
  • Work around pungent odors

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