Mechanic Operator - 1st Shift - MFG.

at Butterball in Jonesboro, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Position Summary :

The mechanic operator is responsible for the day to day setup/tear down and simple maintenance of machines on ST01, ST02, ST04 & ST05

Essential Duties, Functions and responsibilities:

Process product using tools and equipment provided

Follows all work safety policies and guidelines

Observes equipment operation, notifying appropriate personnel of any malfunctions and/or safety issues/concerns

Adheres to all USDA and GMP (Good Manufacturing Processes) product standards and guidelines

Maintains a clean and organized work area

Use material handling equipment when needed

Be LOTO trained and maintain LOTO equipment

Performs other duties as assigned

Able to direct team members on line on when to rotate and stop production for breaks and end of day

Must be a self-starter and have the ability to lead and motivate a team

Available to work on unscheduled work days to complete PM's on machines

Must be able to load and unload rolls of film at approx. 50 lbs each with help of film lift

Accountable to maintain punctual and regular attendance for scheduled work hours

Will be required to assist in clean up at break times and end of shift including dumping trash and operating compactor

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Ability to work in a fast paced environment

Ability to trouble shoot minor problems of machine

Ability to communicate effectively and follow verbal and written instructions

Must maintain accurate speed in order to meet the pieces per person

Must be willing and able to perform physical requirements of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

Must be at least 18 years of age and legally authorized to work in the United States

Must pass a background check, drug screen

Must be able to read and write

Must be able to use the computer associated with machine

Ability to multitask and visualize product issues such as air in product and air voids

Ability to meet time standards for each line (ex. 4 pieces of product per min)

Be able to read and comprehend daily schedules

Be able to do changeovers in a timely manner

Ability to complete paperwork hourly and turn in daily

Physical Requirements :

Standing (8 hours a day or more),

Lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling (up to and including 50lbs or more)

Reaching overhead (up to and including 25lbs)

Climbing and adjusting film on machine

Gripping, grasping and twisting using hands and wrists

Completing PM's on machines on non-production days

Working Conditions/Department Description:

Work in damp and cold environment

Work with loud and noisy machinery

Work in dusty environment when using spice

Work with raw meat

Work in congested areas


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.

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Job Posting: 3102712

Posted On: Oct 23, 2021

Updated On: Nov 01, 2021