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Smokehouse Crew Member - Jewell, IA

Pay: $15/hour       Job Type: Full-time

Schedule: Day shift, Monday - Friday, occasional Saturday

APPLY NOW

We are immediately seeking employees to join our Smokehouse team in Jewell, Iowa. Our Smokehouse offers a family friendly atmosphere in a small team environment. Crew members will be responsible for various roles in seasoning and preparation, smoking/cooking, packaging and other tasks to make our fully cooked, heat-and-serve beef, pork and chicken products.

Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States. We offer competitive compensation and benefits including dental, vision, health, paid holidays, vacation time, and a 401k program. Our starting wage is $15 per hour.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The duties and responsibilities of this position shall consist of, but not be limited to, the following:

General:

  • Follow daily production schedule and achieve specified goals.

  • Ensure product conforms to specifications.

  • Prevent and minimize rework and/or inedible.

  • May require working on taping machines, shrink wrap machines, pallet jacks, trash and recycling compactors.

  • Perform standard operating procedures of production and inspection functions as directed.

  • Successfully complete all necessary technical training and skills verification as directed.

  • Return from breaks in a timely manner; notify lead/foreman/supervisor before leaving the department.

  • Accurately complete all necessary paperwork as directed.

  • Attend all department and company scheduled meetings.

  • Works scheduled shift as assigned.

  • Maintain a safe, clean and organized work area.

  • Immediately report all accidents and deficiencies to the lead/foreman/supervisor.

  • Ensure safety devices are installed and working properly.

  • Suggest improvements; continuously improve the quality of all support activities.

  • Perform all required duties within OSHA and company safety standards.

  • Follows set company and OSHA safety rules, regulations, and guidelines at all times.

  • Follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) training, along with company pre-requisite programs, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s), and Standard Sanitation Operating Procedures (SSOP’s).

  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as necessary.

  • Ensure products are correctly labeled and identified for proper disposition.

  • Keep record of products used to follow FIFO (first in – first out)

  • Add ingredients to batch and verify against formulations

  • Move meat into machine(s) and/or combos and/or v-mags using appropriate tools and techniques

  • Load meat racks, push meat trucks from one area to another, visually monitoring meat for quality.

  • Maintain accurate records, washing and sanitizing carts, racks, and trucks.

  • Count and place packages in appropriate caddies, maintaining accurate records, washing and sanitizing carts, racks, and trucks.

  • Handling finished product, placing it continuously in trays or assembly lines to be shipped to our customers.

  • Making pallets by stacking boxes onto pallets, preparing the pallet with cardboard wrapping, manually shrink wrapping, and pulling/pushing pallets with manual pallet jack.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Required Education: None

Required Experience: None

Preferred: Experience in food manufacturing. High school diploma or GED

REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE and ABILITIES:

  • Work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Perform repetitive functions.

  • Adhere to all company policies and regulatory guidelines.

  • Accept direction from Department Leads and supervisors

  • Communicate with co-workers and supervisor.

  • Work in a team oriented environment.

  • Perform duties with minimal supervision.

  • Excellent attendance and dependability

  • Attention to detail

  • Focus on quality

  • Work well and communicate well with others

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to be 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, crouch, bend, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The work environment is a plant / office setting with varying degrees of temperatures and noise levels. Exposure to manufacturing equipment movement and wet / slippery floors.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
WG Provisions is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

E-Verify
WG Provisions provides the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new Team Member’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. IMPORTANT: If the Government cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, we are required to provide you written instructions and an opportunity to contact SSA and/or DHS before taking adverse action against you, including terminating your employment. We do not use E-Verify to pre-screen job applicants or to re-verify current employees and may not limit or influence the choice of documents presented for use on the Form I-9. In order to determine whether Form I-9 documentation is valid, we use E-Verify’s photo screening tool to match the photograph appearing on some permanent resident and employment authorization cards with the official U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ (USCIS) photograph. If you believe that WG Provisions has violated our responsibilities under this program or has discriminated against you during the verification process based upon your national origin or citizenship status, please call the Office of Special Counsel at 1-800-255-7688 (TDD: 1-800-237-2515).

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Smokehouse Evening Sanitation Crew Member - Jewell, IA

Pay: $16/hour   Job Type: Full-time

Schedule: Night shift, Monday - Friday, occassional Saturday

APPLY NOW

We are immediately seeking employees to join our Smokehouse Sanitation team in Jewell, Iowa. Our Smokehouse offers a family friendly atmosphere in a small team environment. Sanitation crew members are responsible for safely cleaning and sanitizing equipment and other basic cleaning. The primary focus of the Sanitation Crew Member will be on ensuring health safety and food safety on a daily basis.

Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States. We offer competitive compensation and benefits including dental, vision, health, paid holidays, vacation time, and a 401k program. Our starting wage is $16 per hour.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The duties and responsibilities of this position shall consist of, but not be limited to, the following:

General:

  • Sanitize warehouse equipment and machinery

  • Operate floor maintenance equipment and scrubbing machines nightly in scheduled areas

  • Maintain trash receptacles and perform general house cleaning

  • Monitor cleaning bushes and mops for proper sanitation

  • Sanitize production lines and fill out checklists

  • Use cleaning chemicals and PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) in a safe and proper manner, in accordance with company safety procedures.

  • General janitorial duties as needed

  • Maintain accurate and complete sanitation records.

  • Works scheduled shift as assigned.

  • Immediately report all accidents and deficiencies to the lead/foreman/supervisor.

  • Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety

  • Suggest improvements; continuously improve the sanitation procedures

  • Perform all required duties within OSHA and company safety standards.

  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as necessary.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Required Education: None

Required Experience: None

Preferred: Experience in sanitation. High school diploma or GED

REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE and ABILITIES:

  • Work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Perform repetitive functions.

  • Adhere to all company policies and regulatory guidelines.

  • Accept direction from Department Leads and supervisors

  • Communicate with co-workers and supervisor.

  • Work in a team oriented environment.

  • Perform duties with minimal supervision.

  • Excellent attendance and dependability

  • Attention to detail

  • Focus on quality

  • Work well and communicate well with others

PHYSICAL CAPABILITIES:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to be 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, crouch, bend, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The work environment is a plant / office setting with varying degrees of temperatures and noise levels. Exposure to manufacturing equipment movement and wet / slippery floors.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
WG Provisions is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

E-Verify
WG Provisions provides the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new Team Member’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. IMPORTANT: If the Government cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, we are required to provide you written instructions and an opportunity to contact SSA and/or DHS before taking adverse action against you, including terminating your employment. We do not use E-Verify to pre-screen job applicants or to re-verify current employees and may not limit or influence the choice of documents presented for use on the Form I-9. In order to determine whether Form I-9 documentation is valid, we use E-Verify’s photo screening tool to match the photograph appearing on some permanent resident and employment authorization cards with the official U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ (USCIS) photograph. If you believe that WG Provisions has violated our responsibilities under this program or has discriminated against you during the verification process based upon your national origin or citizenship status, please call the Office of Special Counsel at 1-800-255-7688 (TDD: 1-800-237-2515).

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.