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Scale Operator 2nd Shift

Company: Smithfield Foods
Location: Lincoln
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

If you are currently employed at Smithfield, please log into Workday and submit your application through the Jobs Hub. A great job-and a great future-awaits you at Smithfield Foods. We're an $18 billion U.S. food company with nearly 60,000 employees worldwide. We're looking for motivated people who want to join our team and grow lasting and meaningful careers with us. Join our family today. Apply Now!Your OpportunityOur team members receive industry-leading wages and are eligible for great benefits packages:
Hourly Competitive Starting Pay - $21.90/hour
$1.00/hour shift differential for 2nd shift positions
Comprehensive Health Insurance, Retirement Benefits and More.
Education benefit available to full- and part time Smithfield team members on their first day of employment. In addition, we offer opportunities for career growth and professional development GENERAL RESPONSIBILITYGenerally includes responsibility for operating one or more pieces of production equipment. Perform a variety of food packaging duties in the production of Ham and/or by-product products for distribution, including (but not limited to) pushing the appropriate trees with product to the Line and issue them to the correct product code.NATURE AND SCOPE OF POSITIONThis is an hourly paid position, generally involving the operation of specified equipment in accordance with established standards and in accordance with machinery manufacturer specifications. Pushing the appropriate trees with product to the Line and issue them to the correct product code. Authority of incumbents is limited to proper machine operation, as directed by production management, and includes authority (and responsibility) to ensure safe operation, full compliance with GMP's and a quality product meeting all company standards.
Moderate to close supervision provided.PRINCIPAL DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Arrives at work on or before scheduled start time daily to check area for proper housekeeping, equipment safeties and safeguards, proper tools and other equipment/supplies, and to ensure that applicable machinery is set-up and functioning properly. Communicates/coordinates with other employees to ensure uninterrupted flow of product. Makes appropriate weight, temperature, time and other checks to ensure product quality is at standards set by management. Monitors machine operation and settings, makes appropriate adjustments to ensure standards set by management are adhered to and to minimize/eliminate waist; contacts supervisor to resolve difficulties beyond what incumbent is trained/authorized to handle. Wears uniform and personal protective equipment as required and/or provided by the company (e.g., hearing protection, gloves, hair/beard restraint, bump cap, respiratory protection, goggles, etc.); shuts off machinery before clearing jams, ensures equipment lockout procedures is used prior to doing any cleaning or adjustment/repair which requires safety guards to be removed or which may expose employees to injury through inadvertent movement of machine parts. Completes all company-required paperwork to document periodic quality checks, to account for product produced and to provide other records as required by the company, such as entering information into ADC system. Read schedule and calculate the correct tree count per product scheduled Check hanging inventory and lot availability to ensure the lots are scheduled to be packed and are approved to pack per food safety. Check temperature of all product to make sure it is within the appropriate temperature guidelines allowed by food safety. Communicate all information regarding product changes to Line Leads in a sufficient amount of time. Ability to issue, manually issue and reverse product trees to production. Associate will be continuously exposed to temperatures ranging from 20 to 40 degrees. Keeps equipment and area clean during production run; is alert to slip - trip - fall hazards in area, takes any required action to eliminate/minimize the potential for accidents. Communicates regularly with supervision regarding problems and suggestions, reports unsafe conditions immediately. Maintain good personal hygiene. Assists in other phases of production as directed by supervision. Follow Safety and Food Safety policies/procedures. Follow instructions from Line Lead and all members of Management. QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge/Skills: Must have basic math and communication skills and knowledge to accomplish required paperwork and to comprehend machine instructions, safety and warning signs, etc.Data entry skills.Experience/Education:No experience neededADDITIONAL INFORMATIONMust have sufficient visual acuity to set-up machinery and to monitor machine operation and product flow; must have manual dexterity to move safely in an area of automated equipment; must have manual dexterity to accommodate machine adjustments. Ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull or carry objects up to 50 pounds and push trees up to 2000 pounds on a regular basis; exerting up to 60+ pounds of force.EEO/AA InformationSmithfield is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans status, status as a disabled individual or any other protected group status or non-job characteristic as directed by law.If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment selection process, please call us at 757-357-1595.Salary Range$21.90 - $21.90

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