Smithfield Foods

  • Stuffer Operator- Ham

    ID
    2018-9092
    Job Locations
    US-KS-Wichita
    Category
    Operations/Production
    Type
    Full-Time
    FLSA Status
    Hourly
    Shift
    1st Shift
  • Overview

    Production Ham Stuffer, operates stuffing machine and equipment by setting casing size and product specifications. Ensures work is completed in a safe manner and within the quality parameters established.

    Responsibilities

    • Assembles, disassembles and sets up machine
    • Checks Equipment for missing or loose parts
    • Ensures product is stuffed to meet quality standards
    • Performs various checks and documentation of data

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.

    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 to perform the essential functions 

    • Knowledge and experience in Meat Industry is preferred, but not required
    • Competent and trustworthy to comply with federal inspection programs and company safety and health policies
    • Maintain regular and predictable attendance
    • Be available to work scheduled hours, which may include mandatory overtime, depending upon production demands
    • Requires mechanical aptitude
    • Must be able to maintain throughput standards
    • Must be able to perform Lockout/Tag out
    • Being able to understand and follow oral and written instruction from supervisors and designated staff

    Physical Demands

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

    • Be able to lift up to 60 lbs. continuously.
    • Continuous walking short distances from point A to point B (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.
    • 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, electrical devices, controls and possibly powered industrial trucks.

    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.

    • Working in cold environments of 20° to 45° F
    • Working in hot environments exceeding 100° F
    • Frequent contact with animal fats

     

     

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