Grader Dressed Poultry Job Description Sample
Poultry Grader - Moorefield, West Virginia (Hourly/No Benefits) #W0069
Hourly Position/No Benefits Training Provided Position located in Moorefield, West Virginia. The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is seeking a part-time (split) day/night shift Poultry Grader for Moorefield, WV (Hardy County) and surrounding areas to perform technical grading and inspections on poultry/poultry products to determine appropriate USDA grades.
This position requires work in rotating shifts and locations, including Rockingham County, VA (occasionally overnight). Day, evening, weekend and holiday work may be required depending on plant and staffing needs. Duties include monitoring commercial and government specifications to ensure plant compliance with formulation and processing standards as specified by various processing contracts; ensuring maintenance of sanitation standards; training and monitoring the work of authorized plant graders; and signing off on all documentation that pertains to grading and inspection functions.
Knowledge of agricultural practices is beneficial particularly if related to the poultry industry; however if you have the ability to be trained on federal/state regulations and are able to meet the conditions of employment as noted below then this knowledge is not specifically necessary as training will be provided. Other qualifications include basic computer proficiency and excellent teamwork and customer service skills along with the ability to communicate effectively with others; read and apply USDA/State manuals; work with minimal supervision; and monitor plant personnel.
Dependability and attention to details are also a must. H.S. Diploma/GED required.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Must have or be able to obtain USDA Poultry Grading License for grading poultry/poultry products as issued by the USDA after completing a minimum of 120 hours of supervised training. Must be able to meet the physical demands of the position which includes working in an environment that has rapid temperature changes, wet and slippery floors, high noise levels, and would require lifting up to 50 pounds on a regular basis.
Must be available to temporarily work in different plants in emergency situations and meet the physical demands of the position. Must have (or be eligible for) and maintain a valid driver's license and have a driving record that reflects a sense of responsibility for highway safety. The final candidate must be eligible to meet the Federal Office of Field Operations Assignment Restrictions Directive (FSIS Directive 4735.9) regarding assignment restrictions and family or personal relationships as well as the one-year restriction for candidates who previously worked for a business under FSIS inspection.
Training/coursework in poultry science, agriculture or related field is preferred along with work experience related to USDA Poultry Grading Regulations & Standards. An equivalent combination of training & experience indicating possession of the preceding knowledge and abilities may substitute for this education and experience.
Final candidate must successfully complete a fingerprint-based criminal background check. This is an hourly position limited to 1500 hours per year and does not include state benefits. This position is paid for with non-general funds generated by assessing user fees for grading services requested by industry.
Poultry Jr. Trader For Trade Group
Support senior traders and management in marketing and execution and supervise poultry products logistic, transloading, and export.
This role is a great fit for candidates seeking future growth as it will include interaction with teams throughout entire production and distribution process.
Manage supply chain on all export poultry products
Work with team members to determine product destinations between the Domestic Market, Commerce, and Charleston site.
Work with Logistics Coordinator and Inventory Management to monitor and control inbound and outbound loads for Charleston and site physical inventory.
Manage and develop Charleston export packing schedule to meet contractual terms
Liaise between Charleston facility and shipping manager to coordinate bookings and shipping schedule
Create and issue Sales Contracts for all Poultry Sales through the Charleston site
Monitor and manage inbound and outbound quality for Charleston site
Update weekly quality controls sheet and provide weekly quality reports for Charleston
Work with senior traders and management to determine best sales and purchasing strategy
Create and issue Purchase Contracts for non-PPC purchases for Charleston
Manage customer scheduling and notification
Work with Nutrition Technician to develop and manage least cost formulation for export sales
Review Charleston site's weekly, monthly, Quarterly P/L reports - correct any errors
Review Charleston site's weekly, monthly, Quarterly Compliance Accrual reports - correct any errors
Review Charleston site's weekly, monthly, Quarterly AR aging reports - correct any errors. Discuss documentation team to chase payments if outstanding and / or advise senior traders of outstanding debtors/higher trade risk.
Review and code site related invoices
Work to manage site costs; totes, pallets, fumigation, etc.
Daily position reports for poultry complex
Organize weekly conference call with Charleston site
Work with Shipping manager to reduce all export related costs, late gate fees, roll fees, etc.
Must have a minimum of 1 year experience in related field or job
Must have the ability to make decisions based on data and analysis
Must have strong time management and communication skills
Must have strong math skills
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Systems
To learn more about JBS Swift Trade Group be visit: https://jbssa.com/our-business/swift-trade-group/
Poultry Care Person 1 - Big Red
Michael Foods, Inc. is a leader in the food processing and distribution industry with business in egg products, refrigerated grocery and potato products. We offer exciting job possibilities throughout our organization where you can enhance your career, sharpen your talents and make an impact. Join our company and be part of an innovative team that's First in Food.
Employee is responsible for the husbandry of birds and egg production. Employee makes sure birds have the adequate temperature and lighting, feeding and water and a clean environment. Daily tasks include, cleaning, pulling mortality and keeping water readings as well as production flow. Responsible for keeping daily charts on water, temperatures and maintenance under the UEP Guidelines and Animal Care.
Operates 1- house
Responsible for making sure the chickens have adequate water, feed, and proper temperatures maintained.
Responsible for disinfecting ones house.
Responsible for maintaining and operating medication pumps.
Responsible for poultry house breast guard clip install.
Keep layer house clean.
Assist with maintenance as needed.
Responsible for keeping daily charts on water, temperatures and maintenance under the UEP Guidelines and Animal Care.
Must work closely supervisor and maintenance.
Responsible for weighing birds and collecting case weights weekly.
Keep all feed chains and egg belts working at all times.
Keep egg savers working at all times.
Keep egg collectors clean & adjusted at all times
Keep egg roll-offs clean and adjusted at all times.
Replace all burned out light bulbs.
Keep all catwalks clean.
Keep all birds in allowed permitted space ( off the floor )
Keep all fans, screens and motors clean and protected with shields.
Responsible for removing all dead chickens and counting them daily.
Responsible to monitor mortality (report increase promptly to supervisor or lead).
Responsible to monitor egg loss.
Maintain and replace water regulators, egg rollers, sprockets, feed chains and header shear pins as needed.
Maintenance work must be done immediately, if major problems arises contact supervisor.
Keep the floor under units clean.
Report anything out of the ordinary to maintenance or supervisor.
Adhere to safe work practices, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained. Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety.
Travel to and work at multiple locations.
Adhere to all safety policies and procedures.
Perform other duties as assigned.
No prior experience or training.
Ability to read a limited number of two-and three-syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Ability to print and speak simple sentences.
Ability to add and subtract digit numbers.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in oral form. Ability to deal with problems involving one concrete variable in standardized situations.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, REGISTRATIONS:
Licenses, certificates, and registrations required:
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Specific skills and abilities required that are not included in other sections:
Free of any breathing or asthmatic conditions, dusty and aromatic conditions prevail. Must able to pass pulmonary functions test and fit tested.
Ability to lift 20 lbs. in each hand and carry it for at least 250 feet.
Ability to be in various positions, bending, kneeling and crawling, climbing, etc…
Have the full use of all limbs
Have basic math skills.
Be able to work individually or with a team with minimal supervision.
Be able to work weekends, holidays and over time as needed.
Must be able to pass and follow Lock Out Tag Out Trained and Respiratory Trained
Blade/Motor Grader Operator
This position will operate heavy equipment
- Blade/Motor Grader Operator.
Job Responsibilities by equipment type include but are not limited to the following:
Motor Grader Operator will be responsible to grade excavation and embankment and lay asphalt, base and other materials. The Motor Grader Operator may blade haul roads and other general work. In addition to the rough work responsibilities, the Motor Grader Operator will also performs finish grade work to blue tops or other close specification control.
- Caterpillars 140H and John Deere 672GP
While performing the duties of this job, the Operator maybe exposed to moving mechanical parts and vibration on a regular basis. The Operator is frequently exposed to high, precarious places or outside weather conditions.
The Operator can be exposed to fumes or airborne particles and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud. While performing the essential functions of this job, the Operator is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, lift above their head, and talk or hear, smell or taste.
The Operator is required to kneel, crouch or stoop, climb ladders, bend at the waist, squat, and crawl in tight or confined spaces to perform the essential functions. The Operator must regularly lift and /or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Ascending and descending ladders or stairs is required, and movement on uneven terrain is occasionally required to carry out essential duties. The Operator will spend their time on the physical job site. This position is exposed to high temperatures; cool/cold temperatures; and loud noises. Work in the construction area poses significantly greater risk due to moving construction equipment and active construction zones with trip and fall hazards.
Attention to deadlines and finishes assigned tasks on time with high standards of quality.• Excellent housekeeping skills.• Ability to work with various measurements which include metric, feet and hundredths.• Communication: Excellent interpersonal communication and team work skills are necessary as proper completion of an assigned job and working safe will be highly dependent upon this ability.• Flexibility:
Ability to work in a number of diverse locations is pertinent, as work locations may change daily.• Coordination: Balance, depth perception and eye-hand coordination are critical.• Expected Hours: Hours will vary by job, location and season. Working a night shift may be required.• Willing to travel and must be able to supply their own transportation.
- 2+ years' experience operating heavy equipment is required. Depending on the equipment more specialized skills/knowledge/experience may be required such as grade control systems, adhering to inspection guidelines, blade control systems, hydraulic attachments, etc.• Knowledge of construction practices.• Knowledge to oil, grease and service and make adjustments to equipment as needed is preferred.• Knowledge of proper signals for work.• Prior experience within the heavy civil construction industry is strongly preferred.
Poultry Care Person
Michael Foods, Inc. is a leading food processor and distributor with business in egg products, refrigerated grocery and potato products and offers exciting job possibilities throughout our organization. Join our company and be part of an innovative team that's First in Food - where you can enhance your career, sharpen your talents and make an impact.
Responsible for making sure the chickens have the proper amount of water, feed, proper temperature, clean house, etc.
Responsible for keeping daily UEP records on water, feed, mortality, ventilation and maintenance.
Must work closely with leads, supervisor and maintenance.
Responsible for moving birds and keeping accurate cage population.
Responsible for keeping all feed chains and egg belts in working order.
Responsible for keeping all light bulbs replaced and in working order.
Keeping all catwalks and aisles clean and clear of trip hazards.
To keep all fans, motors and screens clean and protected with shields or guards.
Responsible for doing a daily bird run in your house and the extra house during the weekdays and doing bird runs in two houses on the weekends.
All maintenance and repair work is to be done immediately, if problems arise, contact your lead person or supervisor.
Adhere to all safety policies and procedures.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Blade-Motor Grader Operator (Seasonal)
Job Summary: Responsible to safely operate grader to spread and level dirt, gravel and stone to grade specification
1. General education, grammar and arithmetic, GED or high school diploma or equivalent
2.Minimum 3 years equipment maintenance & operation experience
3.Global Positioning System (GPS) experience
4.Ability to provide and maintain proper licensure, medical card and acceptable driving record.
How To Apply If unable to apply online, mail completed application to:5654 134th Ave NW Williston ND 58801.
Knife River is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status or any other protected category under applicable state/federal law.
Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check. Duties and Responsibilities 1. Perform daily equipment, walk around and site inspections to identify and correct any unsafe conditions and keep equipment properly maintained.
2.Safely and properly perform maintenance (lubricating, fueling and cleaning) on blade/motor grader.
3.Safely and properly operate blade/motor grader including: regulating height and angle of grader blade, lowering scarifier and loosening packed soil to permit grading and tilting front wheels of grader when making sharp turns. Drives grader in successive passes over working area, observing reference stakes or hand signals of assisting worker, to level surface to specified grade. Feels level and listens to sound of engine to determine depth of cut. May perform fine or rough grading.
4.Assist laborer or roller operator with dumping trucks and keeping load counts.
5.Communicate effectively (verbal, listening, written) and work with difficult people under high stress situations. Self-motivated, team-player with good interpersonal skills; ability to maintain positive customer relations and act courteous/respectful of others.
6.Troubleshoot and problem solve situations/problems (material quality, equipment operation/repair, etc.).
Monitor and discuss production problems with co-workers and managers/supervisors.
7.Ensure OSHA, EPA, DNR, safety and environmental regulation compliance.
8.Performs other duties as assigned.
Certified Lumber Grader
We are seeking a certified lumber grader with a commitment to safety and excellent judgment and grading knowledge. You will execute your role within a group that embrace innovation, continuous improvement and provides educational opportunities to continuously sharpen your professional skills. Our Graders are an essential part of a team that values team work, focus execution in the production of quality lumber.
Schedule: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday; 5am-3:30pm.
Effectively inspecting all four sides of lumber to determine lumber grade, length and species to meet current inspection bureau standards
Complete daily grade checks within a 5% spread in above/below range in for each item based on inspection bureau rules
Proactively communicate and work with quality control, graders and planer operators to ensure quality, efficiency and safety
A minimum of 1 year experience grading lumber
Proven experience using math skills:
Reading tape measures
Converting fractions to decimals
Basic computer skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Team player and highly self-motivated individual with the ability to achieve departmental goals, independently and in a team environment
Grading agency certification through an ALS accredited agency
High school diploma or equivalent
401(k) with a 6% company match- vested IMMEDIATELY!
Medical / Dental / Vision Options
Company Profit Sharing
Paid Time off & 9 Paid Holidays
Employee Referral program; earn a $500-$1000 bonus for a successful referral
Wellness Program with reward incentives
Tuition Reimbursement, Apprenticeships, Career Development
Access to company owned land for recreation
And much more!
For details about employee benefits and Stimson values: www.mystimson.com
As an equal employment opportunity company, we value the diversity of individuals, ideas, perspectives, insights and values, and what they bring to the workplace. Applications are welcome from all qualified candidates. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.
Motor Grader Operator
Safely operates a variety of heavy equipment, not limited to; backhoes, excavators, dozers, loaders, graders, haul trucks, dump trucks, water trucks. Will be responsible for preventative maintenance and pre-shift walk around of the assigned equipment to assure safe operation.
Inspect subordinates work, ensure accuracy and compliance with plans and specifications, explain deficiencies and take any necessary corrective action.
Produce high quality work, safely and productively at all times.
Continually seek opportunities to share knowledge and teach others.
Eliminate WASTE such as waiting, rework, transporting, material storage and time.
High proficiency in all related equipment preventative maintenance.
Maintain positive working relationships with all members of the crew.
Provide feedback to ensure all materials, tools, equipment and information is available for the work.
Look for opportunities for improvement in all tasks, means and methods regarding the work and be willing to learn from others.
Minimum Job Requirements
Must have a minimum of three years (level I), four years (level II), five years (level III) and six plus years (level Sr.) experience in the industrial/commercial construction industry and have an in-depth understanding of the operation of various types of heavy construction equipment.
Possess effective verbal and written communication skills.
Must be able to read and understand drawings, specifications, safety and quality standards and effectively utilize all trade tools and equipment relevant to the work.
Note: Job Description is subject to change at any time and may include other duties as assigned.
Work up to a 12 hour shift doing hard physical work in varying temperatures and outside conditions.
Will lift, push or pull objects up to 50lbs. on an occasional basis
May reach above shoulder heights and below the waist on a frequent basis
Required to use hands to grasp, lift, handle, carry or feel objects on a frequent basis
May use telephone, computer system, email, or other electronic devices on a limited basis to communicate with internal and external customers or vendors
Ability to wear personal protective equipment is required (including but not limited to; steel toed shoes, gloves, safety glasses, hearing protection, hardhat, vest, etc.)
Move in and around confined, cluttered and uneven areas.
Will climb and maintain balance on steel/wood framework, stairs, ladders and scaffolds.
May stoop, kneel, or bend, on an occasional basis
Must be able to comply with all safety standards and procedures
Equal Opportunity Employer Statement:
Sundt Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, age, disability, national origin, covered veteran status, or genetic information. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.
Grader - 1St Shift - Temporary Position - Waco, Texas
Cargill Protein is the umbrella organization of Cargill's North American beef, turkey, and food distribution businesses. Our businesses based in Wichita, Kansas, provide wholesome, high quality, nutritious and flavorful products to customers ranging from foodservice operators and grocery stores, to food manufacturers and export markets. These businesses employ more than 28,000 people in the US and Canada, who work at dozens of processing and support facilities.
Cargill Turkey and Cooked Meats
Cargill Turkey and Cooked Meats is a business committed to serving a broad range of retail, foodservice, deli, club store and branded food customers. We are focused on the success of our own national brands as well as the brands of our customers. We utilize state-of-the-art turkey, beef, and chicken processing capabilities to deliver high-quality meat products to our partners. Advanced technologies and imaginative people create innovative solutions and distinctive value for our customers.
Grader is a vital role in the daily operations of our facility. The grader will be responsible for checking whole birds or BIB for defects. This role may utilize scissors to trim defects all while making safety the number one priority.
While performing the duties of grader the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions with slippery surfaces; moving mechanical parts; fast paced warm/cool environment. Position requires standing the entire shift and the use of PPE is required in all areas of the facility.
Perform repetitive tasks. Examples include:
Lift/handling whole birds/BIB
Inspecting product for defects
Ensuring food safety and quality
Cleanliness and housekeeping
Must be eligible to work in the United States without visa sponsorship
Must be 18 years or older
Previous production experience
Previous Cargill experience
Work history in the past 12 months
Finish Motor Grader Operator(S)
Job Summary: The Knife River Yellowstone Division is looking for a FINISH Bladehand for a project in NE Montana or Central South Dakota . Expertise in finishing subgrade and placing crushed base course for a highway rehabilitation project using GPS.
Equipment will be a CAT 14H or a John Deere 872 GP both fitted with TopCon GPS systems. Candidate must be hard working, dependable, self-motivated and able to follow directions. Preferred candidate must have the ability to establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships with all other personnel and perform all duties safely and productively to ensure quality work . Start date will be April 1st, 2019.
Per diem will be given to each employee and a retention bonus will be offered
1 - Communicate effectively (verbal, listening, written) and work with people under high stress situations. Team player with good interpersonal skills; ability to maintain positive customer relations and act courteous/respectful to others.
2 - Ensure safety and environmental regulation compliance.
3 - Frequently working in an environment with: Stooping, Kneeling, Crouching, Standing, Climbing, Talking, Hearing Load Noises, and Exposure to varying element of weather conditions.
4 - Possess ability to work and communicate efficiently with co-workers
5 - Must be physically able to work long days.
6 - Must successfully pass a post-offer pre-employment drug test, physical pre-placement and range of motion exam and background check.
7 - Performs duties as assigned
8 - Valid Drivers License How To Apply Knife River is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status or any other protected category under applicable state/federal law.
You may apply online at jobs.mdu.com.
If unable to apply online, mail completed application to:
PO Box 1498
Billings, MT 59103-1498
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