Smithfield Foods

Machine Operator / Pre-Weigh Oil Handler

Job Locations
FLSA Status
1st Shift


This position requires the ability to calculate, weigh and reconcile oils according to batch cards for the purpose of staging the products to be blended. Additionally, this position requires HACCP Monitored Training.


The employee must ensure all of production, quality and safety standards are followed at all times.

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-job related characteristic as directed by law.


Position Responsibilities:

  • Pre-weigh oils precisely according to batch cards
  • Follow GMP’s
  • Operate scanners correctly
  • Assure lot control on batch cards
  • Follow allergen control procedures


  • High School Diploma or equivalent education preferred
  • Experience in Food Industry is a plus but not necessary
  • Ability to work from written and/or verbal instructions
  • Ability to perform basic math equations for precision measurements
  • Ability to accurately read and understand batch cards with training
  • Ability to follow Food Safety and Quality requirements
  • Ability to follow safety rules and requirements when working in dangerous areas or with power equipment
  • Ability to use safety knife that will be provided by the company
  • Must be certified to use electric Walkie (the Company will provide training for certification)
  • Other duties as assigned

Physical Demands

  • Frequent lifting, carrying, pushing, or pulling of 50lbs
  • Must be able to go up and downstairs if required
  • Ability to bend, stoop, kneel, squat, push or pull

Scope/Impact of Job

Scope, as applicable:

Responsible for safe operation of production equipment in the Blending area.  Will provide materials in a safe manner and in accordance with production schedules and Batch Cards in order to meet the customers’ expectations.  Follows Safety and Quality Assurance rules and procedures.






This position description is not intended, and should not be construed to be, an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended, however, to be an accurate reflection of those principle job elements essential for making decisions related to job performance, employee development and compensation. As such, the incumbent may perform other duties and responsibilities as required. 

Smithfield Foods Packaged Meats Division is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability. 

Smithfield Foods Packaged Meats Division participates in the E-Verify program 


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