Early Injection Machine Operator in Jonesboro, AR at Butterball

Date Posted: 10/31/2018

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Job Description


The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of what is required of personnel so classified. They do not imply or establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.  

Incumbents in this position are expected to perform the essential functions, tasks, duties, responsibilities, and physical requirements of this role with or without reasonable accommodation within the described work environment.  

Butterball, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the fair and impartial treatment of all employees and applicants for employment without regard to gender, age, race, religion, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, military/veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, or any other status protected by law.

 

Position Summary

This individual will be responsible for the operating, setup, startup/shut down, paperwork, OTIS transactions and the daily running of machines in the formulation department.  Must be able to assist and train new team members on the functions of the tenderizer, injector, pickle maker, meat pusher, meat batcher and tumblers on nitrite or non-nitrite side. 

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 Practices) product standards and guidelines

Maintains a clean and organized area

Performs other duties as assigned

Accountable to maintain punctual and regular attendance for scheduled work hours

Maintain acceptable times for changeovers on lines

Maintain that team members are rotating positions as required for Ergonomic reasons

Set up machines and trouble shoot issues

Set up and maintain correct code dates

Responsible for correct bags for specific UPC

Maintain minimal downtime

Maintain accurate and legible paperwork

Complete daily line paperwork

Responsible for batching meat correctly and putting into OTIS

Responsible for labeling totes correctly and accurately

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Ability to work in a fast paced environment

Ability to troubleshoot issues that occur on the machine

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

Need to be familiar in SPC, HACCP, GMP’S SSOP’S and USDA

Computer skills with Excel, PowerPoint and Word

Product knowledge and process knowledge

Ability to trouble shoot minor issues of product or machine

Need to LOTO trained to lock equipment out as needed

Be familiar with UPC, bags, products and boxes

Be walkie certified

Physical Requirements:

Constant standing and walking (8 hours or more per day)

Lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling (up to and including 50lbs or more)

Reaching overhead

Reaching below knees

Ability to multitask

Completing required paperwork in timely manner

Using material handling equipment as needed

Pushing meat through injector

Breakdown combos for recycle

Working Conditions/Department Description:

Work in damp and cold environment as needed

Work with loud and noisy machinery as needed

Work in dusty environment when using spice as needed

Work in congested areas as needed

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