Smithfield Foods

  • Pump Room Operator

    ID
    2019-11671
    Job Locations
    US-WI-Cudahy
    Category
    Operations/Production
    Type
    Full-Time
    FLSA Status
    Hourly
    Shift
    2nd Shift
  • Your Opportunity

    The Operator is responsible for inspection of meat and placing the raw bellies in the belly injector.

    Core Responsibilities

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

    • Pull raw pork bellies out of combos and place them into the pump.
    • Inspect each belly coming out of the combos to ensure the bellies are within spec.
    • Hook bellies using correct technique to get the optimum yield.
    • Hang bellies into meat tree using correct technique to ensure the product does not touch the floor and cause cross contamination.
    • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
    • Must be able to work in cold wet environment conditions.
    • Regularly lift 15lbs. to shoulder height.
    • Practice Good Manufacturing Practices.
    • Communicating with leadership of any changes that may have occurred.
    • Notifying supervisors or maintenance of any safety or machine issues.
    • Rotate through all positions.
    • Clean trees following cleaning process.
    • Any other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    QUALIFICATIONS 

    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 with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

    High school diploma or its equivalent and 1 to 2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job

    Work Environment & Physical Demands

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; reach with hands and arms; the employee frequently requires standing and walking. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 60 pounds. The employee will be lifting 15lbs. to shoulder height. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

    Work Environment & Physical Demands

    WORK ENVIRONMENT 

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    The noise level in the work environment is medium.  When the employee is required to perform duties in the production area, the employee will be continuously exposed to temperatures ranging from 35 – 90 degrees.  The noise level in the work environment is sufficient to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above the ambient noise level.  Personal Protective Equipment is provided and required to be used.

    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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