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Early Injection Operator

at Butterball in Jonesboro, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Butterball, LLC, one of America's most iconic brands, helps consumers celebrate Thanksgiving and every day in between. Located in the thriving Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina area, our goal is to provide a diverse array of career opportunities and paths which include our farms, processing facilities and support offices. We are the largest producer of turkey products in the U.S., and we make a lot more than Thanksgiving turkeys. Our company's measurable growth is in no small part due to our team members in North Carolina, Arkansas, Illinois, and Missouri, who each have a seat at the table to contribute to our success Early Injection Machine Operator (2:40am to 11:00am Raw Production Side of Plant) **Increased Pay Rates!!** Operator jobs on evening shift start at $16.50 and increase to $17.00 after 6 months and to $ 17.50 after 1 year. $1.00 shift differential Additional Perks 5 Unpaid Personal Days on day one. (Prorated to those hired after July 1 to 2.5 days) 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 the 1st of the month following 30 days. Company paid holidays after 60 days. Earned vacation after 1 year. Tuition reimbursement. Career development and growth opportunities. Matched 401k after 90 days with 100% vesting. Position Summary: Performs a variety of tasks as directed. Physical activities may include frequent lifting of approximately 25 to 50 pounds, depending on area; frequent kneeling and stooping to retrieve items at lower levels; and frequent raising of arms to retrieve items approximately 60 inches above head. This individual will be responsible for the operating, setup, start up/shut down and the daily running of machines in the injection area. Must be able to assist and train team members in the proper procedures of keeping the line running at correct production rates. Qualified candidates will be interviewed with Group Leader of the area. "This position is deemed Safety Sensitive for purposes of Butterball's Drug/Alcohol Screening & Testing Policy. Details will be provided to individuals who receive a conditional job offer, or upon request." 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 or concerns Adheres to all USDA and GMP (Good Manufacturing Processes) product standards and guidelines Maintains a clean and organized work area Will be required to rotate to various functions within the processing departments Performs other duties as assigned 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 communicate effectively and follow verbal and written instructions 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 read a scale WorkKeys Certification desired: Graphics Literacy - Bronze certificate; Workplace Observation - Level 2 Certificate 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 minute) Properly place product in net (if applicable) correctly Properly scale product to correct weight according to specifications Troubleshoot problems at racking station as well as stuffing/netting station Ability to place product in pockets correctly Physical Requirements: Standing (8 hours a day or more), Lifting, carrying, pushing, or pulling (up to and including 50 lbs. or more) Reaching overhead (up to and including 25 lbs.) Climbing and adjusting stationary stands Working with knives and hooks Gripping, grasping, and twisting using hands and wrists Bending and stooping for long periods of time Working below knee levels for short periods of time while racking Working above shoulder level for short periods while racking Working Conditions/Department Description: Work in damp and cold... For full info follow application link. 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: 4051431

Posted On: Dec 05, 2023

Updated On: Dec 12, 2023

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