Inspector And Sorter Job Description Sample
Sorter Inspector (Entry Level)
McCain It's All Good™ is our philosophy. As a food manufacturer, our business is driven by good people, making good food, from good ingredients – and the result is food that makes people feel good.
But McCain It's All Good™ is not just about the food we make, it's about how we conduct ourselves in every aspect of our business. From farmer and customer relationships to sustainable agricultural processes – we strive to make every element of our business good. The McCain It's All Good™ philosophy underpins everything we do.
McCain Foods is a world-leading food company and one of the largest manufacturers of frozen potato specialties. We also produce other foods including pizza, appetizers, vegetables, oven meals, and desserts and our products can be found in restaurants and supermarket freezers in more than 160 countries around the globe.
A privately owned company headquartered in Canada, we generate annual sales of CDN$7 billion, employ 18,000 people globally, and operate 46 production facilities on six continents. McCain Foods is accepting applications for a Sorter Inspector to work a 12-hour night shift (7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.) at the Burley, Idaho plant.
This position is responsible for trimming off, inspecting, and sorting line flow while removing major defects and/or foreign material from potatoes or potato products to ensure size, color, and shape that otherwise fail to meet visual or measured quality parameters. This position requires rotation through the various positions between processing and packaging.
Successful candidates will have a high school diploma or GED; or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Prior experience in a potato processing facility is a plus.
Must have the ability to read, write, and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
Must have ability to effectively present information before groups of customers or employees.
Must have ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
Compensation includes a competitive hourly wage and excellent benefits.
McCain Foods is a drug free workplace. EOE M/F/D/V * McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected status or characteristic. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran Function Manufacturing/Production Travel Required Minimal Country United States of America State/Province/Region Idaho City/Town Burley External Application Closing Date 06-Jun-2018
Trimmer Inspector D Shift
b) No heavy lifting required c) Pushing sorting, specking, trimming) d) No carrying required3.Use of Upper Extremities a) Horizontal reaching Continuously (66-100%)18-42 inches (depending on width of moving belt). b) Vertical reach height Continuously (66-100%) Shoulder to waist height. c) Height of tables/moving Trim Table: 32-40 in. belt from floor Sorter Table: 42 in. Fry Line: 38 in. d) Grasping/handling Continuously (67-100%). Light handling. e) Fine manipulation Continuously (67-100%) f) Resistive tool use Gripping (Continuously 67-100%) g) Frequency/repetitions 20-35 cuts/min. h) Dexterity Fine to medium i) Pushing/pulling Not required4.Sensory Requirements a) Visual acuity and alertness (i.e. for inspecting, sorting, trimming as well as for safety due to moving belts/equipment, sharp knife, etc.) b) Speech/communication/hearing (requires ability to inform supervisor or operator of changes in quality, production, problems, etc. requires ability to listen and follow any special instructions pertaining to safety, problems, etc.)5.Physical agility/flexibility: Low6.Able to perform all job safety requirements.7.Able to perform all company handling and sanitation standards.8.Average hours per work shift: 8 hours Time spent inside: 100%9.Availability of task rotation: Completion of inspection jobs as needed. Position on trim line rotated on a daily basis.10. Personal protective equipment furnished by company (i.e. hard hat, hearing protection, hair net, aprons, etc.)Work EnvironmentThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 regularly works near moving mechanical parts and is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles. Temperature can be hot depending on time of year.The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.Potential Hazards and Environmental Factors * Mechanical (potential for and injury due to moving forklift, wrapping machine, conveyor belt, and boxcar floor.)* Electrical * Chemicals (cleaning)* Fumes, odors, box fiber dust * Wet or slippery surfaces * Vibration * Noise (hearing protection required)* Concrete floor, uneven footing * Falls * Mist/steam * Knife (cutting bands on caser bundles)* Inside temperature variable: 10-32 degrees Fahrenheit * Stairs steps/ladder * Product jacksThe above statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and skills required for the position. Flexibility and improvement of job skills are essential to all positions at McCain Foods USA, Inc.Description * McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected status or characteristic. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran Function Processing and Preparation Country United States of America State/Province/Region Washington City/Town Othello
Inspector - Northern Indiana - College Of Ag Administration / 4-H
The Inspector will be responsible for inspection activities in a 21 county area in Northeastern Indiana. These responsibilities will include:
Conduct contract egg farm inspections for FDA as a part of the implementation of 21 CFR 118 (SE Egg Rule)
Review Salmonella Enteritidis (SE) Prevention Plans and supporting records to assure compliance with the SE Egg Rule and prepare comprehensive reports for submission to FDA
Conduct wholesale and retail egg inspections to verify packaging is properly labeled, eggs meet quality standards, and eggs are being maintained in an environment that promotes a safe product to the consumer
Perform Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) Inspections at retail locations throughout Indiana. Review packaging and labeling for requirements mandated by Federal law, prepare a final report of findings, communicate findings with retail management, and transmit the information to the appropriate regulatory agency
Conduct shell egg surveillance inspection of USDA registered egg production facilities and hatchery operations as designated by the USDA/AMS under the Egg Products Inspection Act as well as evaluate shell eggs to verify quality and confirm appropriate environmental control
Ability to maintain a flexible work schedule; including days, evenings, and occasional Saturday required.
Bachelor's degree in Agriculture, Food Science or related field
One year experience in retail food industry or food production/processing is required
In lieu of degree, consideration will be given to an equivalent combination of related education and required work experience (Associate's 3 years' experience, High School/GED 5 years' experience)
Understanding of the retail food industry, including the production and distribution of commodities covered under the COOL program is necessary for completing audits
General knowledge of food safety and sanitation procedures
Ability to establish own work schedule and work independently
Ability to conduct an inspection in a professional manner
Ability to professionally address and handle potentially confrontational situations
Ability to understand and interpret laws and regulations pertaining to the inspection being conducted
Possess or be able to obtain certification to conduct COOL audits per USDA/AMS COOL program requirements and Shell Egg Grader and Surveillance certification through the USDA/AMS Poultry Programs.
Certification for COOL must be obtained within 30 days of employment and Grading/Surveillance certification must be completed by the end of the first eight months of employment
Additional training may be required as federal cooperative agreements are modified but will not be required as a part of a probationary period
Basic computer operation, organizational, time management, and communication/conflict resolution skills
Valid US or Canadian driver's license
Ability to travel
Experience with food or shell egg inspection
Knowledge of shell eggs grades and labeling
This position requires a flexible work schedule; including days, evenings, and occasional Saturday
Travel is required for this position
Purdue will not sponsor an employment related visa for this position
A background check will be required for employment in this position
FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime)
Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contributions Waiting Period
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply
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