Taylor Communications, Inc. Cold Side Production Floor Workers - Dept 721 in Windom, Minnesota

Description Position at Prime Pork, LLC Prime Pork is seeking Cold Side Production Line Workers for Dept 722, Picnic Line. This job description indicates the nature of production work routinely performed by production employees at Prime Pork. This description is meant to help individuals who may be unfamiliar with meat processing and what is required to perform this type of work. Production floor employees are routinely required to perform a variety of tasks that require manual material handling and the use of hand tools, knives, machinery, and equipment. This work is physically demanding and can require the use of some or all body parts and muscle groups. Good hand-eye coordination and upper extremity motor skills are essential for most job tasks. Additional essential functions may be applicable to specific jobs. Responsibilities: Essential Work Postures, Movements, Lifting, and Carrying Continuous standing in one location for long periods (up to 2-3 hours before break). Many jobs have fixed workstation locations and are conveyor line paced.. Walking long distances sometimes on wet, uneven and slippery surfaces. Climbing or moving on ladders, steps, stairwells, walkways, and platforms. Carrying, lifting, lowering, pushing and pulling of heavy and or awkward objects or loads. Lifting and lowering of objects up to 60 lbs. Pushing or pulling of heavy roller carts, bins, or transport containers. Working in hot environment exceeding 100 deg F and frequent contact with animal fats. Wearing, using and maintaining personal protective equipment. Using, cleaning, maintaining, and safe handling of sharp cutting tools. Frequent static and /or awkward work postures with neck and spine flexion while grasping, pinching, pulling, lifting, extending, flexing the hands and arms to perform tasks. A variety of arm and hand movements are required in applying force, movement and repetition. Using and maintaining a variety of knives, hand tools, powered tools and equipment, electrical devices, controls, and motorized vehicles. Being able to understand and follow oral and written instruction from supervisors and designated staff. Additional essential functions may be applicable to specific jobs. Key Responsibilities: Competent and trustworthy to comply with federal inspection programs and company safety and health policies. Maintain regular and predictable attendance. Be available to work scheduled hours, which may include mandatory overtime, depending upon production demands. Qualifications: Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Main Responsibilities: Promote a safe work environment through personal actions. Identify any safety concerns, as well as cost saving opportunities. Re-stack product weighing up to 90 lbs. Utilize manual palletizer and/or other power equipment to regroup product for shipment or storage. Ensure that product is free from damage. Assist forklift operators and truck drivers with orders. Retrieve orders from computer and confirm information with office staff if necessary. Maintain clean and safe working area. Wipe down warehouse, railcars, trailers or truck bay. Sweep work area. Remove trash and debris. Keep company grounds free of litter. Assist with projects, product maintenance and storage in the freezer environment. Mark product with identifying information Inventory product as needed. Label, sort, wrap, tie and pack product when necessary. Other duties as requested. Minimum Qualifications: Ability to read and understand safety rules, operating instructions, and procedure manuals Ability to communicate with supervisors and other associates Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide Ability to lift up to 90 pounds. 6 months to 3 years experience Benefits: At Comfrey Farm Prime Pork, we offer an attractive compensation package, including a competitive base salary, and a competitive benefit package including health, dental & vision