Ready-to-Eat Blast Operator (Day Shift) in Mount Olive, NC at Butterball

Date Posted: 7/19/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position Summary

  • The Ready-to-Eat Blast Operator is responsible for the proper loading and unloading of product into the Blast/Cooler.

Hours & Pay

  • Hours: 5:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Pay: $15.75 per hour

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 be able to move racks from line to oven  
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Will be required to be HACCP trained
  • Will be required to operate efficiently with OTIS
  • Will be required to do time calculations
  • Be required to load blast/ovens/coolers correctly according to Process Control procedures
  • Accountable to maintain punctual and regular attendance for scheduled work hours
  • Will be required to clean ovens on periodic basis

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.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age and legally authorized to work in the United States
  • Must pass a background check, drug screen
  • Must be able to read and write
  • Must be able to read a floor scale
  • Must be able to operate OTIS
  • Must be able to perform oven temp checks
  • Ability to multitask and visualize product issues such as air in product, air voids, defects
  • Ability to observe and correct issues with improper placement of the product on the rack
  • Troubleshoot problems with Ovens and chillers
  • Ability to probes in proper locations while loading product for cook process

Physical Requirements:

  • Standing (8 hours a day or more),
  • Pushing or pulling (up to and including 500 to 1500 lbs or more)
  • Reaching overhead (up to and including 25lbs)
  • Gripping, grasping and twisting using hands and wrists
  • Bending and stooping for long periods of time.
  • Using material handling equipment as needed
  • Moving racks by hand when material handling equipment isn’t available

Working Conditions/Department Description:

  • Work in damp and cold environment  
  • Work with loud and noisy machinery
  • Work in dusty environment when using spice
  • Work with raw meat
  • Work in congested areas

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