Poultry Plant Worker
Posted on: January 11, 2022
JOB DESCRIPTION JOB TITLE:PACKER JOB KEY:#40000102 EEO/AAP:8/81
FLSA STATUS: HOURLY AREA OF USE:WACO PREPARED FOODS FACILITY (Waco,
Texas) SUMMARYAbsence of any related duties or functions in this
document does not imply that incumbent may be exempt from
assignments required to support production. The primary
responsibility of this position is to ensure product is packed in
accordance with customer specifications and company standards.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other
duties may be assigned as production demands may require.
- Hand pack product into bags and/or boxes.
- May be required to pack by piece count or weight.
- Make sure there is a properly labeled edible tub for grade-off,
and labels are on the liner, not the tub.
- Pay close attention to the quality of the product and grade-off
unacceptable products such as mis-cuts, folds, bruises, blood
- Inform lead or supervisor of equipment failure.
- Watch for unsealed bags; place in rework tub when found.
- Ensuring proper dates/codes are in the sealer.
- Make boxes; ensure correct boxes are being made.
- Ensure correct labels are being used and place them on boxes;
notify lead or supervisor if supply is getting low.
- Send boxes through tape machine and stamp boxes with code date
- Weigh filled boxes from the line.
- Send boxes to shipping by placing on belt.
- Rotate with any other position within the department if
- Performs other related duties as assigned to support production
demands as may be specified by customer or client. 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:NoneTRAINING 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
occasionally required to walk, climb, or stoop. The employee must
regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision
abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision,
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/DMust complete an application to be considered
for the position
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