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Bakery Plant Material Handler - Wilson, NC (Nights)

Company: Smithfield Foods
Location: Wilson
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

If you are currently employed at Smithfield, please log into Workday and submit your application through the Jobs Hub. A great job-and a great future-awaits you at Smithfield Foods. We're an $18 billion U.S. food company with nearly 60,000 employees worldwide. We're looking for motivated people who want to join our team and grow lasting and meaningful careers with us. Join our family today. Apply Now! Your Opportunity Your Compensation: $16.50 hourly (+ $1 night shift premium) The Bakery Meal Plant Material Handler operates powered industrial vehicles/equipment for transporting, loading, and unloading both raw material and finished product in the bakery meal production process. Expected to carry out job tasks to assure compliance with established procedures relative to quality, productivity and safety.
Core Responsibilities
Follows standard operating instructions/procedures in the performance of all duties, including inspection and safe operation of powered industrial vehicles, housekeeping, and inventory management.
Operates powered industrial vehicles in all areas.
Regulates blending of materials as instructed to ensure attainment of specified product consistency and moisture.
Assists with inventory.
Performs assigned housekeeping duties by taking the initiative to assist other workers in maintaining and ensuring the orderliness of all areas of the plant.
Spot trailers for unloading.
Unloads both bulk and palletized trailers.
Performs all work tasks in a manner consistent with the site's Environmental Management System Policy to include:
Following all established environmental policies and procedures;
Reporting all environmental issues immediately to their supervisor;
Understanding the EMS Policy and the Significant Aspects Related to their job; and,
Understanding the proper steps to follow in the event of an environmental emergency.
Operates equipment in a safe manner so as to protect the assets of the company and reduce risks to other workers.
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.
Qualifications
To 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 GED equivalent preferred.
Must be able to work with and around a wide range of bakery waste products some of which will contain allergens (i.e. peanuts).
Ability to read and understand common documents such as safety rules, maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals in English.
Must be able to work an average of 50-hour weeks, including night, holiday and weekends when required. Longer hours may be required based upon business need.
Prior experience operating heavy equipment, forklifts, tractors, or other powered industrial vehicles preferred.
Ability to acquire and maintain necessary certifications (weigh master, fork lift, articulated loader, skid steer, tractor, etc.).
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.
Work Environment & Physical Demands
The 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.
Occasionally lift and/or move up to 60 lbs.
Frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.
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.
Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be loud when in the production area. EEO/AA InformationSmithfield 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.If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment selection process, please call us at 757-357-1595.Salary Range$16.50 - $16.50

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