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Production Associate Evisceration/Debone

in County, AR

Job Description

$2,000 Welcome Bonus + $200 weekly attendance bonus!!!** .
 

Additional Perks

  • $2,000 Referral bonus - have your friends and family join you at Butterball and make even more!
  • Opportunity for OT at 1.5X your base rate - overtime kicks in each week after working 40 hours.
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and other benefits available after your start-up period.
  • Company paid vacation and holidays.
  • Tuition reimbursement.
  • Career development and growth opportunities at an expanding facility.
  • Thanksgiving turkey!

Job Summary

The Production Associate performs a variety of manual or machine-assisted, repetitive tasks to produce whole turkey products, turkey parts, ready-to-cook turkey products, and ready-to-eat turkey products.

Available Jobs

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

Evisceration - Starting Pay Rate $15.40/hr with increase to $16.40/hr in 90 days. Shift Start Time 5:43 AM. Evisceration Production Associates perform tasks to clean and eviscerate (remove the organs of) recently-slaughtered turkeys to prepare for secondary and further processing. 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.

Debone - Starting Pay Rate $15.40/hr with increase to $16.40/hr in 90 days. Shift Start Time 7:00 AM, Debone Production Associates use knives and other tools to cut turkey parts from whole turkeys and to trim turkey parts. Essential duties include: perform repetitive tasks with assistance of tools, such as knives and scissors, to cut turkey parts from whole turkeys or to trim turkey parts; perform other various manual, repetitive tasks associated with processing and packaging deboned turkey parts; keep knives and other tools sharpened and in good working condition throughout the day; train to proficiency to rotate through jobs and perform multiple tasks within the department.

 

Working Conditions

Working conditions vary by department but may include:

  • Temperature fluctuations from hot (ambient outside temperature during summer) to very cold (40 degrees Fahrenheit to ambient outside temperature during winter)
  • Damp-to-wet conditions in the area
  • Loud/noisy environment (86 – 99 dB)
  • 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 for up to four (4) hours at a time (time between breaks, and then from last break until end of shift)
  • Lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling up to sixty (60) pounds
  • Ability to grip, grasp, and lift repetitively through the course of the workday
  • Operating hand held and/or mechanical machinery.
  • 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
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Job Posting: 3098287

Posted On: Oct 20, 2021

Updated On: Nov 19, 2021