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PRODUCTION HOURLY

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Position at Pilgrim's

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLE:General Production

JOB KEY:#40000039

EEO/AAP:7/71

FLSA STATUS: HOURLY

AREA OF USE:WACO PREPARED FOODS FACILITY (Waco, Texas)

Processes product using tools (to include knives), manual labor, and equipment provided in accordance with USDA and Pilgrim s Company product standards and procedures.

Process product according to operating procedures and quality/quantity expectations.

Observes equipment operation, notifying appropriate personnel of any malfunctions and/or safety issues/concerns.

Clean and organized work area.

Assist others with the skills and knowledge gained from the position.

Observes all company personnel, quality, safety, and food safety policies. Maintains a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you work effectively and cooperatively with customers, clients, co-workers, and leadership teams.

Recognizes and acts on incidents and safety risks. Consistently practices and enforces safe work habits and drives those habits throughout the organization.

Participates in process improvement and problem solving utilizing continuous improvement and rational thinking methodologies.

Follow all company animal welfare guidelines.

Other duties as directed.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENT: High school diploma or equivalent (GED)preferred.

BASIC SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

Ability to comprehend simple instructions

Ability to apply common sense.

Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Ability to work in cool temperatures (around 40 degrees)

Ability to stand and use hands for 8-11 hours per day

Ability to multitask and work quickly

Must be a team player and be willing to work close to other employees at some stations. (Less than 3 feet apart.)

Must have good communication skills.

Good hand and eye coordination required.

High School diploma or G. E. D. preferred.

Food or production experience preferred.

NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to physically 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:

Less than high school education; or up to one month related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIRED:

N/A

TRAINING REQUIREMENTS/METHODS:

All employees are required to attend employee and safety orientation prior to performing the above duties. Once the employee completes this training they will be assigned to a Supervisor who will further orient the employee to the workplace, introduce him/her to employees and other supervision, demonstrate work assignment and explain ingress and egress procedures to and from work station. A training buddy may be assigned to new employees for a period to assist in further training and indoctrination.

TRAINING RESPONSIBILITIES:

Those responsible for training and indoctrination may include: personnel representatives, safety director, supervisors, and lead workers.

METHOD OF TRACKING EMPLOYEE PROGRESS:

The supervisor is accountable for tracking employee progress and performance.

EXIT TRAINING FOR MEASURING TRAINING EFFECTIVENESS:

A specific probationary period is assigned to all employees hired to evaluate employee effectiveness and performance. At the end of this period the supervisor will evaluate the job performance of each new employee utilizing current forms and procedures in effect at that time. The employee will be rated and evaluated on essential work duties listed above as well as attendance, tardiness, interaction with co-workers and management, attitudes and work actions. Unacceptable performance of duties and disciplinary actions will be documented on corrective action reports and appropriate personnel records. Absent any negative actions, the employee may be eligible for a wage increase according to the wage and salary policies in effect at that time.

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; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

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

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and moving mechanical parts and extreme heat. The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.

PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT:

List any and all personal safety or health protection equipment and gear required by either regulatory, sanitary, or safety procedures.

The employee is required to wear a hair net, beard net (if necessary,) gloves, a smock, slip proof boots, and ear protection.

NOTE:

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the daily work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, or customer specifications and processes required of personnel so assigned.

EEO/M/F/V/D

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