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Light Industrial


Job Description:


As Grinder Helper you will:  

  • Verify the correct percentage of frozen blocks are put into each combo.  
  • Ensure boxes do not touch between handling blocks to prevent contamination.  
  • Inform Lead when loading product requiring two workers.  
  • Use proper lifting techniques when moving frozen blocks.  
  • Follow LOTO procedures.  
  • Clean, dry, and oil plates at the end of the shift.  
  • Check plates on all fine grinders between breaks to ensure no metal or bones, then document.  
  • Report any deficiencies to the Supervisor.  
  • Has ability to fill in for the Assistant Grinder, as needed.  

NOTE:  this description is not intended to be all-inclusive. An employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization; these duties are considered marginal.

Job Requirements:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years or older.  
  • Must be able to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.  
  • Must be able to work in a variety of work temperatures warm, hot, humid, cold, wet or with slippery surfaces at varied heights in and around moving equipment and parts.  
  • Must be able to perform the physical requirements of the job.   
  • Ability to work extended scheduled hours Monday through Saturday with daily overtime. Must be able to work overtime as required. Start times and hours vary based on production needs.  
  • Must be able to successfully complete training:  
  • Safety - Safe Quality Food (SQF)   
  • Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)  
  • Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP)  
  • Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)  
  • Food defense   

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Prior machine operating experience in a USDA inspected beef, pork or poultry facility.  
  • Prior production experience.  
  • Work history in the last 12 months.