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Heparin Technician

Company: Smithfield Foods
Location: Tar Heel
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

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 packages:
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 Responsibilities
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 ready-to-use condition.
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 SOPs.
Logs all operations performed in batch records and/or cleaning logs.
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 inventory issues.
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), required.
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 pliers.
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 environment.
Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment.
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 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
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 conditions
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 law.

Keywords: Smithfield Foods, Fayetteville , Heparin Technician, Professions , Tar Heel, North Carolina

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