Trainer - 1st Shift - Reed Lane

at O.K. Foods, Inc. in Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Over the past 70 years, OK Foods has evolved from a producer of livestock and poultry feed to one of the world's largest fully-integrated chicken producers, but our company's core values of taking care of our people and producing only the highest quality products have remained constant. In November 2011, OK Foods was acquired by Industrias Bachoco out of Celaya, Mexico. Today, we employ more than 3,000 workers domestically in the U.S. dedicated to producing consistently high quality products our customers have come to expect from OK Foods.

1st Shift - Reed Lane - Trainer

Shift Time: 7:55 a.m. - 4:55 p.m.

Pay Rate: $ 15.75 per hour

Summary  The main responsibility is to ensure an effective and successful process of accompaniment and technical training to contribute to the adaptation curve of the new employee.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Receive candidates and give them a tour to know the process and all its context.

Hold a short interview with the candidates and give their hiring opinion to Recruitment and Selection area.

Show up with the new entries in the closure of the Orientation Process.

Welcome the new employee on their first day of work.

Show the facilities.

Ensure the assignment and delivery of work tools if applicable.

Introduce new entry to Supervisor and co-workers.

Encourage the integration of the new employee.

Promote a good working environment.

Theoretical and practical training on the tasks assigned to the new employee.

Clarify all doubts about the role and function of the new employee in a timely manner.

Verify that the learning has been effective.

Verify daily attendance of new assigned entries (during the first 30 days)

Contact the new employee who has missed work to understand the situation and support him/her.

Daily check-in with the employee and ensure their well-being and comfort at work.

Attend meetings to review relevant points with the head of Human Resources and production.

Incident reporting and problem solver for new employees.

Report the results of the Adjustment Interview applied to the new entry.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Directly monitors new entries during the new hire process and addresses any concerns during the first 30 days. Responsibilities include training employees on company rules, policies, and procedures; planning, participate in Orientation Process, addressing complaints and directing employees to HR. Provide a point of contact for employee. Conduct pertinent work experience surveys.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner.

Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates other to perform well; Accepts feedback from others.

Interpersonal Skills - Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control.

Oral Communication - Listens and gets clarification.

Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Able to read and interpret written information.

Diversity - Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences.

Ethics - Treats people with respect; Works with integrity and ethically.

Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures.

Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.

Quantity - Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase employee retention; Works quickly.

Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures: Reports potentially unsafe condition. Teaches proper safety awareness to new employees.

Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.

Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals. Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

The Trainer receives the candidates interested in the position and gives them a tour of the operational process to know the details of the position, environment and all the working conditions.

The Trainer must get the impressions of the candidate to define if it is feasible or not to hire him/her.

Some key behaviors to focus on:



If an applicant is late for the plant tour.

If an applicant is not being attentive during the tour.

If an applicant is refusing to listen to instructions.

If an applicant is criticizing our processes or making rude comments.

If an applicant continues to look at their cell phone

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An Equal Opportunity Employer to include women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

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Job Posting: 3069617

Posted On: Sep 27, 2021

Updated On: Sep 28, 2021