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Production Worker

Company name
Smithfield Foods, Inc.

Location
Middlesboro, KY, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Manufacturing, Bluecollar

Posted on
Mar 06,2019

Valid Through
Jun 19,2019

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Profile

Production Worker

ID

2019-10559

Job Locations

US-KY-Middlesboro

Category

Operations/Production

Type

Full-Time

FLSA Status

Hourly

Shift

2nd Shift

Overview

A great job-and a great future-awaits you at Smithfield Foods

. As the world’s largest pork processor and hog producer, we’re a $15-billion global food company with more than 52,000 employees worldwide. We’re looking for motivated people who want to join our team and grow lasting and meaningful careers with us.

What we offer:

Competitive pay and benefits among the best in the industry

A variety of career paths, including:

Production

Maintenance

Quality Assurance/Food Safety

Hog Procurement

Opportunities for career growth

Tuition assistance

Responsibilities

Production employees at Smithfield handle materials and use hand tools, knives, machinery, and equipment to help deliver good food responsibly to America’s dinner table. Production team members at Smithfield perform physically demanding work that requires good hand-eye coordination, attention to detail, strength and stamina.

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

All applicants must be at least 18 years of age.

Applicants must be willing and able to:

Understand and follow oral and written instructions

Perform a task requiring continuous/repetitive movement, including grasping, pinching hands, flexing, and extending arms

Stand on concrete and/or platforms for up to a 12-hour shift

Work around animal blood and/or carcass parts

Work with a knife (if trained)

Work in cold areas (approximately 20-40 degrees) and/or warm areas (over 100 degrees)

Work in an environment that is wet and humid

Work while wearing a hard hat, hearing/eye protection, and steel-toed safety shoes

Work in a noisy environment using personal protective equipment (PPE)

Work with sanitation/cleaning chemicals

Work around strong smells/odors

Climb/move on ladders, steps, stairways, walkways and platforms

Bend, stoop, and twist repetitively over the course of an entire shift

Walk long distances

This work is physically demanding and can require the use of some or all body parts and muscle groups. Some positions may require repetitive overhead lifting up to 30 lbs, single lifting of heavy objects which can weight up to 60 lbs, or lifting of objects using mechanical assistance.

Additional essential functions may be applicable to specific jobs.

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.

EEO/AA Information

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or any other protected group status or non-job related characteristic as directed by law.

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Company info

Smithfield Foods, Inc.
Website : http://www.smithfieldfoods.com

Company Profile
From our small town beginning in Smithfield, Virginia, Smithfield Foods has grown into a global food company with a presence in 12 countries. Regardless of the size and scope of our business, we always conduct ourselves with respect for our animals, communities, customers, employees and the environment. Our philosophy has served us well and we are committed to providing Good food. Responsibly.® so you can confidently share great meals and memories with family and friends.

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