Machine Operator : 2nd Shift
Company: Smithfield Foods
Posted on: September 16, 2023
Your OpportunityThis job description indicates the nature of
production work routinely performed by production employees at the
Smithfield plant. This description is meant to help individuals who
may be unfamiliar with food processing and what is required to
perform this type of work.
Production employees are routinely required to perform a variety of
tasks that require manual material handling and the use of hand
tools, knives, 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. Core
Essential Work Postures, Movements, Lifting, and Carrying
Continuous standing in one location for long periods (up to 2-3
hours before break). Many jobs have fixed workstation locations and
are conveyor line paced.
Walking long distances sometimes on wet, uneven and slippery
Climbing or moving on ladders, steps, stairwells, walkways, and
Carrying, lifting, lowering, pushing and pulling of heavy and or
awkward objects or loads. Lifting and lowering of objects up to 60
lbs. Pushing or pulling of heavy roller carts, bins, or transport
Working in cold environment 20-45 deg F, hot environment exceeding
100 deg F and frequent contact with animal fats.
Wearing, using and maintaining personal protective equipment.
Using, cleaning, maintaining, and safe handling of sharp cutting
Frequent static and /or awkward work postures with neck and spine
flexion while grasping, pinching, pulling, lifting, extending,
flexing the hands and arms to perform tasks. A variety of arm and
hand movements are required in applying force, movement and
Using and maintaining a variety of knives, hand tools, powered
tools and equipment, electrical devices, controls, and motorized
Being able to understand and follow oral and written instruction
from supervisors and designated staff.
Additional essential functions may be applicable to specific
Must be able to continuously lift 40 lbs.
Able to drive motor truck.
Must be able to fill in for line workers as needed.
Must be able to read, write and communicate in English.
Must be able to do other duties as assigned by Supervisors and
Leads. Must be able to complete paperwork.Ability to operate and
make adjustments to loader as needed.Knowledgeable and able to
lockout machine.Ability to follow schedule and ensure employees
know what labels, boxes and bags to use.Be able to set up line.Must
be able to check and setup metal detector; able to set up ADC
labeler. QualificationsKey Responsibilities:
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.
Supervisory ResponsibilitiesNone. Career BenefitsTo learn more
about Smithfield's benefits, visit
smithfieldfoods.com/careerbenefits.Why Work at Smithfield Foods? We
are committed to meeting our employees' needs, addressing their
concerns and helping them enjoy rewarding careers with our company.
PEOPLE MATTERWith more than 60,000 jobs globally, our employees
drive our success. We strive to create a fair, ethical and
rewarding work environment.GROWTH & DEVELOPMENTWorking at
Smithfield isn't just a job - it's the foundation for a lifelong
career with training designed to help you advance
professionally.BENEFITSOur people matter. That's why we offer
excellent, comprehensive benefits packages to our full-time
employees.SUSTAINABILITY PLEDGESustainability is ingrained in our
culture and guides how we operate. We believe in innovating for the
future.About Smithfield Foods Headquartered in Smithfield, Va.
since 1936, Smithfield Foods, Inc. is an American food company with
agricultural roots and a global reach. With more than 60,000 jobs
globally, we are dedicated to producing "Good food. Responsibly--"
and serve as one of the world's leading vertically integrated
protein companies. We have pioneered sustainability standards for
more than two decades, including our industry-leading commitments
to become carbon negative in U.S. company-owned operations and
reduce GHG emissions 30 percent across our entire U.S. value chain
by 2030. We believe in the power of protein to end food insecurity
and have donated hundreds of millions of food servings to our
communities. Smithfield boasts a portfolio of high-quality iconic
brands, such as Smithfield -- , Eckrich -- and Nathan's Famous -- ,
among many others. For more information connect with us on
Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram. EEO/AA Information
Smithfield is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace
diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected
veterans status, status as a disabled individual or any other
protected group status or non-job characteristic as directed by
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