Smithfield Foods

  • General Laborer-Production

    Job Locations
    US-IA-Mason City
    FLSA Status
    1st, 2nd, or 3rd Shift
  • Overview

    Responsible for the day-to-day production duties as assigned. Responsible for adhering to all GMP’s (Good Manufacturing Practices), SOP’s (Standard Operating Procedures), SSOP’s (Standard Sanitation Operating Procedures), in addition to all other food safety/quality assurance audits to meet government/third-party auditors, and company regulations.

    Production employees are routinely required to perform a variety of tasks that require manual material handling and the use of hand tools, machinery, and equipment. This work is physically demanding and can require the use of some or all body parts and muscle groups. Good hand-eye coordination and upper extremity motor skills are essential for most job tasks. Additional essential functions may be applicable to specific jobs.


    Key Responsibilities:

    1. Competent and trustworthy to comply with federal inspection programs and company safety and health policies.
    2. Maintain regular and predictable attendance.
    3. Be available to work scheduled hours, which may include mandatory overtime, depending upon production demands.

    Physical Demands

    • Must be able to stand, twist and bend on hard floors for long periods of time.
    • Must be able to lift at least 60 lbs. and be capable of repetitive motions.

    Work Environment

    Work Environment

    • Cold temperatures between 30-45 degrees F.
    • Ability to work in close speaces.
    • Fast-paced environment.

    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.


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