Production Associate - 2nd Shift (Fresh) in Ozark, AR at Butterball

Date Posted: 7/27/2018

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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.

 

***PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT THE FACILITY OR HR FOR AN UPDATE ON YOUR APPLICATION AS WE ARE UNABLE TO PROVIDE ONE DUE TO THE VOLUME OF APPLICATIONS WE RECEIVE.  IF YOU ARE SELECTED FOR AN INTERVIEW YOU WILL BE CONTACTED DIRECTLY BY HUMAN RESOURCES***

Job Summary

The general laborer position is responsible for performing tasks on recently-slaughtered turkeys or tasks that support the overall operations within the department.

Available Jobs

Applicants for the Production Associate job may be offered a position in any of the following departments:

Evisceration - Starting Pay Rate $13.00/hr (plus $0.50 shift premium), Shift Start Time between 2PM and 3PM. Evisceration Production Associates perform tasks to clean and eviscerate (remove the organs of) recently-slaughtered turkeys to prepare for additional processing and packaging. Essential duties include: perform varying manual, repetitive tasks to remove organs and parts from slaughtered turkeys; perform repetitive tasks with assistance of tools, such as knives and scissors, to remove organs and parts from slaughtered turkeys; train to proficiency to rotate through jobs and perform multiple tasks within the department; perform any job in the department at the supervisor’s discretion. Assigned job duties may change and vary day-to-day depending upon production needs.

Packaging - Starting Pay Rate $13.00/hr (plus $0.50 shift premium, Shift Start Time between 4PM and 5PM. The general laborer position is responsible for performing tasks on chilled raw turkeys or tasks that support the overall operations within the department. Essential duties include: perform various tasks to include repetitive manual labor to package chilled raw turkeys in preparation for shipment to customers.  Some jobs are performed with the assistance of tools or automated equipment while other jobs are performed by hand.  Some jobs are required to complete HACCP and other checks and record appropriately.  Observes equipment operation, notifying appropriate personnel of any malfunctions and/or safety issues/concerns.  Will be required to rotate to various functions within the processing department and perform any job in the department at the supervisor’s discretion. Assigned job duties may change and vary day-to-day depending upon production needs.

Boxing - Starting Pay Rate $13.00/hr (plus $0.50 shift premium, Shift Start Time between 4PM and 5PM. The general laborer position is responsible for performing tasks on packaged turkeys or tasks that support the overall operations within the department.  Essential duties include:  Perform various tasks to include repetitive manual labor to sort, box, label, and palletize packaged raw turkeys in preparation for shipment to customers.  Some jobs are performed with the assistance of tools or automated equipment while other jobs are performed by hand.  Observes equipment operation, notifying appropriate personnel of any malfunctions and/or safety issues/concerns.  Train to proficiency to rotate through jobs and perform multiple tasks within the department perform any job in the department at the supervisor's discretion. Assigned job duties may change and vary day-to-day depending upon production needs.

Working Conditions

  • Working conditions vary by department but may include:
  • May work in damp, cold, hot, and warm environments.
  • Exposure to raw meat and associated parts, including but not limited to organs, blood, and feces

  • Work with loud and noisy machinery

  • Work with or around chemicals/fumes/pungent odors

  • Mandatory overtime or weekend work

  • 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

    Physical Requirements

  • Standing (8 hours a day or more).

  • Lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling (up to and including 65lbs or more).

  • Reaching overhead (up to and including 25lbs).

  • Operating hand held and/or mechanical machinery.

  • Walking/climbing stairs.  Gripping, grasping, and twisting using hands and wrists.

  • Bending and stooping for long periods of time.

  • Working with scissors or knives.

  • Bending and stooping for long periods of time.

  • Ability to wear all personal protective equipment (PPE) and hygiene equipment, including but not limited to steel mesh guards, bump cap/hard hat, steel-toed footwear, hearing protection, smock, and gloves

    Minimum Qualifications

  • No minimum education requirement

  • No previous work experience required

  • Must be at least eighteen (18) years old

  • Must be eligible to work legally in the United States  

***REHIRES WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE FOR THE REFERRAL PROGRAM BEGINNING WITH APPLICATIONS RECEIVED ON JULY 24, 2017***

***A COMPLETED REFERRAL PROGRAM FORM WILL NEED TO BE PRESENTED TO THE INTERVIEWER AT THE FIRST SCHEDULED INTERVIEW IN ORDER FOR THE APPLICANT AND ASSOCIATE TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR PAYMENT UNDER THE NEW REFERRAL PROGRAM.  NO LATE FORMS WILL BE CONSIDERED***

***PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT THE FACILITY OR HR FOR AN UPDATE ON YOUR APPLICATION AS WE ARE UNABLE TO PROVIDE ONE DUE TO THE VOLUME OF APPLICATIONS WE RECEIVE.  IF YOU ARE SELECTED FOR AN INTERVIEW YOU WILL BE CONTACTED DIRECTLY BY HUMAN RESOURCES***

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