Smithfield Foods

  • Knife Room Attendant PRN

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    Knife Room employees are routinely required to perform a variety of tasks that require:

    • Basic repair
    • The use of hand tools
    • Handling of knives and saw blades
    • Operating machinery and equipment
    • Assist in laundry room area, as needed


    PLEASE NOTE: This job is part-time, PRN (as needed).  This position is not benefit eligible.  


    Core Responsibilities

    • Be able to repair whizzard knives/sharpen straight knifes and whizzard blades for next shift.
    • Sanitize room and working areas
    • Responsible for following knife cleaning procedures
    • Repair whizzard knife cables
    • Polish Saw Blades
    • Sharpen Scissors
    • Continuous standing for long periods 
    • Work at a fixed workstation location
    • Pushing or pulling of heavy roller carts, bins, or transport containers
    • 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
    • Using and maintaining a variety of knives, hand tools, powered tools, equipment, and electrical devices
    • Being able to understand and follow oral and written instruction from supervisors and designated staff
    • Other responsibilites as needed



    • Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

    EEO/AA Information

    We are 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-job related characteristic as directed by law.


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