Laborer - Manufacturing & Packaging in Jonesboro, AR at Butterball

Date Posted: 7/9/2018

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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

The production associate is responsible for performing a variety of production focused tasks on a rotated basis to support the daily production goals in the stuffing department

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

Will be required to assist in clean up at break times and end of shift including dumping trash and operating compactor

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 scale

Ability to multitask and visualize product issues such as air in product and air voids

Ability to meet time standards for each line (ex. 4 pieces of product per min)

Properly place product in net (if applicable) correctly

Properly scale product to correct weight according to specs

Troubleshoot problems at racking station as well as stuffing/netting station

Ability to place product in pockets correctly

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)

Climbing and adjusting stationary stands

Working with knives and hooks

Gripping, grasping and twisting using hands and wrists

Bending and stooping for long periods of time.

Working below knee levels for short periods of time while racking

Working above shoulder level for short periods while racking

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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