Smithfield Foods

  • Job ID
    2018-8045
    Category
    Hourly
    FLSA Status
    Full-Time
    Type
    3rd Shift
  • Overview

    The primary function of this position is to clean, maintain and sanitize production machines, equipment, tools and work areas according to a set schedule and in emergency and non-emergency situations ensuring GMP and quality standards are met to maintain an efficient flow of the production process.

    EEO/AA Information

    Smithfield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or any other protected group status or non-job related characteristic as directed by law.

    Responsibilities

    Responsibilities and tasks are written as follows:

    • Promptly at the start of the shift review the work schedule, check equipment and supplies required to perform the work scheduled and prepare for operations. 
    • Prepare machinery for cleaning, remove remaining materials from the machines and floors and place in the proper containers. 
    • Remove totes and other containers from the machine area, close valves, open doors, lids, drains and water valves.
    • Breakdown, disassemble and / or loosen nuts, screws, belts, remove machine parts, conveyors, guard rails, lids, doors and guards.
    • Blow down the production equipment, conveyors and machinery with the compressed air tool as required.
    • Scrape material from the machine parts, shovel excess into totes and soak parts as needed 
    • Obtain and apply the appropriate cleaning and sanitizing solution, apply foam to the surfaces, scrub surfaces and parts.

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

    • High School diploma or GED; and 1+ years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Must be able to read, write and communicate in English as it relates to the job and the safety regulations.
    • Must be able to use, or learn to use, the equipment and tools used to perform the job.
    • Must be able to perform all job functions safely.
    • Must meet the company performance standards for the job.
    • Must participate in company orientation and training.
    • Must be able to follow instructions.
    • Must be able to work the scheduled / assigned times and required overtime for the position.
    • Must have experience with the production process.
    • Must complete “Lock-out / Tag-out” awareness training.
    • Must know MSDS information regarding all materials used within the scope of the work.

    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee should possess to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.
    • Occasionally required to sit; climb or balance and taste or smell; lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus.

    Work Environment

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • The plant environment will include wet or humid conditions (non-weather related), extreme cold and heat (non-weather related), working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, and chemicals.
    • Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be loud when in the production area.

    Scope/Impact of Job

    • On time starts
    • Ten percent (10%) plan with utility usage, chemical costs, labor scheduling and costs.
    • Works closely with Food Safety to insure programs are achieved.

     

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