Production Associate- Night Shift in Huntsville, AR at Butterball

Date Posted: 5/3/2021

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Job Description

Position Summary:

The production associate preforms a variety of manual or machine assisted, repetive tasks to produce whole turkeys, turkey parts, ready

Essential Duties, Functions and Responsibilities:

Debone - Starting Pay Rate $15.40/hr  plus shift premium., Shift Start Time 9:30 pm, Debone Production Associates use knives and other tools to cut turkey parts from whole turkeys and to trim turkey parts. Essential duties include: perform repetitive tasks with assistance of tools, such as knives and scissors, to cut turkey parts from whole turkeys or to trim turkey parts; perform other various manual, repetitive tasks associated with processing and packaging deboned turkey parts; keep knives and other tools sharpened and in good working condition throughout the day; train to proficiency to rotate through jobs and perform multiple tasks within the department.

Brt Night- Starting Pay Rate $14.90/hr plus shift premium, Shift Start Time 11:00 pm,   Production Associates perform various tasks to produce raw, ready-to-cook boneless turkey breast roasts. Essential duties include: cutting and trimming breast meat for roasts; applying seasonings to breast meat for roasts; weighing roasts; packaging roasts with assistance of rotamatic and netting machines;  train to proficiency to rotate through jobs and perform multiple tasks within the department perform any job in the department at the supervisor's request.. 

 Smoke & Bake – Starting Pay Rate $14.90hr plus shift premium. Shift Start Time 11:00 pm. Smoke & Bake Associates perform tasks to package ready-to-eat (RTE) product. Essential duties include:  placing turkeys into bags; sealing bags on sealing machine; weighing, tagging, and netting turkeys in bags; boxing & packaging turkeys; training to proficiency to rotate through jobs and perform multiple tasks within the department; and performing any job in the department at the supervisor’s discretion. Assigned job duties may change and vary day-to-day depending upon production needs. Assigned job duties may change and vary day-to-day depending upon production needs. Assigned job duties may change and vary day-to-day depending upon production needs

  • Follows all safety, USDA, and GMP policies and guidelines.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and follow verbal and written instructions and policies.
  • Must be able to work in a team atmosphere.
  • Must be able to work at line speed upon completion of training period.
  • Accountable to maintain punctual and regular attendance for scheduled work hours.
  • Must be willing and able to perform physical requirements of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Must be at least eighteen years of age and legally authorized to work in the United States.
  • Must pass a background check, drug screen and pre-employment physical.
  • Some positions may require the ability to read, write and/or speak English.

Physical Requirements:

  • Standing (8 hours or more per day).
  • Lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling ( up to 40 lbs. or more).
  • Operating hand held and/or mechanical machinery.
  • Gripping, grasping, and twisting using hands and wrists.

Working Conditions/Department Description:

  • Overtime and weekend work may be required.
  • There is mandatory seasonal work for approximately 5 to 6 weeks during the months of October and November, which includes working 7 days per week.
  • Job assignments are subject to the supervisor's discretion, and job duties may vary day to day, depending on production needs.
  • May work in damp, cold, hot, and warm environments.
  • Work with loud machinery.
  • Work with or around chemicals/fumes/pungent odors.

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