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FP Operator - Machine Operator 2nd Shift in West Liberty, IA at West Liberty Foods, L.L.C

Date Posted: 11/26/2019

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Job Reference Code: 007294-West Liberty



About West Liberty Foods

West Liberty Foods was formed in 1996 under the guiding principles of the Iowa Turkey Growers Cooperative. Carrying on Iowa’s rich farming tradition, our grower/owners are committed to animal health and welfare while delivering superior-quality turkeys — a philosophy that has helped family farms grow and thrive for generations. The continued success of West Liberty Foods is due to the dedication, enthusiasm and support of our grower/owners.

Our mission is to be a leading food manufacturer by converting needs, ideas and expertise into value for our members, business partners and consumers.

West Liberty Foods manufactures hundreds of meat and poultry products that can be found in well-known grocery stores and top restaurant chains nationwide. Recognized as one of the top protein processors in North America, we have the capacity to produce over 650 million pounds of food products per year across our facilities. We are The Surprisingly Big Company®, and we’re right in your backyard.

Build your career with West Liberty Foods and be a part of an exciting, collaborative team environment! 

We are currently hiring for Further Processing Operator on 2nd shift.

Job Summary:

FP Operator position is responsible for loading totes to the lift that get dumped into the hopper.  

Primary Responsibilities

  • Dump tanks of product.
  • Transport tanks to the correct blender.
  • Document the tank and its location.
  • Follow FIFO procedures.
  • Transport empty tanks to the wash area.
  • Scan tanks into the system using a scanner.
  • Ensure proper specs are being following.
  • Operate a pallet jack to move tanks.
  • Operate a forklift to move tanks around.
  • Keep pace with operational speed.
  • Clean assigned area at end of shift.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements


  • No experience is necessary.
  • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Must practice good personal hygiene.
  • Must be able to operator a powered industrial truck.
  • Ability to work in varying temperature conditions.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to stand for long periods.
  • Must be able to work at line speed with the ability to make coordinated hand and finger movements.
  • Work extended hours, weekends and overtime if needed.
  • Experience in food manufacturing or processing a plus.
  • Ability to adjust quickly to changing demands.
  • Candidates must successfully pass post-offer/pre-employment drug test, background screen and physical.

West Liberty Foods/Liberty Cold is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. 

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