Smithfield Foods

  • RTE Pack Off and Pocket Fillers

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    FLSA Status
    2nd Shift
  • Overview

    Packaging production Pack Offs and Pocket Fillers are responsible for a variety of functions including, but not limited to putting a variety of meat products in packages and placing sealed packages in boxes. Ensure work is completed in a safe manner and within the quality parameters established.


    • Continuous standing in one location for long periods (up to 2-3 hours before break)
    • Working at fixed workstation locations which are conveyor line paced.
    • Walking long distances, sometimes on wet, uneven and slippery surfaces
    • Climbing or moving ladders, steps, stairwells and platforms
    • Carrying, lifting, lowering, pushing, pulling of heavy and or awkward objects or loads.
    • Lifting and lowering objects up to 60 lbs.
    • Pushing or pulling of heavy roller carts, bins, or transport containers.
    • Working in cold environments of 20° to 45° F
    • Working in hot environments exceeding 100° F
    • Frequent contact with animal fats
    • Frequent static and/or awkward work postures with neck and spine flexion while grasping, pinching, pulling, lifting, extending, flexing the hands and arms.
    • A variety of arm and hand movements are required in applying force, movement and repetition
    • A variety of arm and hand movements are required in applying force, movement and repetition
    • Using and maintaining a variety of knives, hand tools, powered tools, equipment, electrical devices, controls and possibly powered industrial trucks.
    • Being able to understand and follow oral and written instruction from supervisors and designated staff
    • Additional essential functions may be applicable to specific jobs


    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.

    • Knowledge and experience in Meat Industry is preferred, but not required
    • Be available to work scheduled hours, which may include mandatory overtime, depending upon production demands.
    • Competent and trustworthy to comply with federal inspection programs and company safety and health policies.
    • Maintain regular and predictable attendance.


    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-related characteristic as directed by law.


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