Company: Smithfield Foods
Location: Tar Heel
Posted on: November 19, 2023
Your OpportunityA great job and a great future await you at
Smithfield Foods. As the world's largest pork processor and largest
hog producer in the United States, we're a $16 billion global food
company with more than 55,000 employees. We're looking for
motivated people who want to join our team and grow lasting and
meaningful careers with us. Our team members receive
industry-competitive salaries and are eligible for great benefits
Competitive Starting Pay
Eligible for Overtime Pay
Comprehensive Health Insurance, Retirement Benefits and More
*Program eligibilities apply In addition, we offer opportunities
for career growth, professional development, and tuition
assistance. In Operations, you would be on the front-line of the
business; overseeing production, tracking product yields, and
making necessary adjustments. Ensuring that safety and USDA health
standards are met throughout all steps of the manufacturing
process. You would be a key player in upholding the trusted quality
in which Smithfield, Eckrich, Nathan's Famous, and our other brands
are known to possess. Salary Range $15.87 - $23.40/hour Core
Receives regenerated resin barrels from SBC to the plant and
transfers such materials within the facility, as required.
Periodically sanitizes production equipment and the facility to a
Performs production operations, including: operation of automated
valves/mixers/temperature control through a human machine interface
computer system., precise measurement and addition of
chemicals/resins, dismantling/assembly of mechanical equipment,
manual operation of air operated pumps, in-process sampling,
in-process qualitative and quantitative testing, calculating of
quantities based on operational procedures, manual cleaning of
product, troubleshooting of equipment and process issues, cleaning
and upkeep of assigned work areas, and adherence to all established
Logs all operations performed in batch records and/or cleaning
Records data from equipment checks.
Fill out daily logs as required. Precision and careful attention to
accuracy of recording information is essential.
Follows Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's) and Safety Practices
at all times
Assists Maintenance department when required
Advises supervisor/manager and the quality assurance representative
of any cGMP violations, maintenance issues, process issues, and
Attend work on time and as scheduled.
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. QualificationsTo
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.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED),
Proficient understanding of speaking, writing (legible), and
reading in English.
Acceptable score on a pre-employment general mathematics test
including but not limited to: arithmetic, weights and measures,
rates and ratios, and units
Previous experience with mechanical equipment.
Proficient in hand tools including wrenches, screwdrivers, and
Previous experience working with chemicals and pH meters.
Basic computer skills with MS Office and Email Applications.
Demonstrated problem solving and reasoning skills.
Ability to work day and night, and weekend shifts as required.
Ability to work up to 7 days in a week as required.
Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic
Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while
building strong working relationships and a positive work
Ability to use a pallet jack and barrel cart.
Work EnvironmentThe work environment characteristics & physical
demands 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.
The plant environment will include wet or humid conditions
(non-weather related), extreme cold and heat (non-weather related),
working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne
particles, and chemicals.
The 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.
Continuous standing for long periods
Work at a fixed workstation location
Pushing or pulling of heavy roller carts, bins, or transport
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
Routinely lift heavy objects weighing up to 60 pounds
Wear PPE as required
Ability to climb ladders and work at elevated heights.
Ability to work indoors and outdoors at various weather
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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