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Machine Operator - Cutup General Production - 1st Shift in West Liberty, IA at West Liberty Foods, L.L.C

Date Posted: 7/9/2019

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Job Reference Code: 007139-West Liberty

 

OUR TEAM IS OUR BEST ASSET

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 a Machine Operator in our Primary Processing Department at our West Liberty, Iowa faclity.

Job Summary:

Machine Operator is an entry level role within the Primary Processing Department of our operation.  The Machine Operator is responsible for operating a piece of equipment in a safe manner.  

Primary Responsibilities

  • Maintain and correctly document proper documentation.
  • Maintain proper meat quality and temperature.
  • Operate machine and equipment in a safe and food safe manner.
  • Operate a powered industrial truck safely.
  • Responsible for proper set up and tear down of machinery and equipment.
  • Installing and removing dies, molds, tooling.
  • Ensuring proper pressures, temperatures, thickness, weights, sizing, mix times, etc.
  • Load and unload machine.
  • Operate a scanner and learn the required transactions in the process.
  • Formulate batches according to current batch sheets.
  • Complete all required HACCP documentation.
  • Understands basic mechanics for machine and make minor adjustments as needed.
  • Responsible for sanitation of work area.
  • 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.
  • previous experience working in production/manufacturing environment and in an operator role is preferred.
  • Must practice good personal hygiene.
  • Ability to work in varying temperature conditions.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to stand for long periods.
  • Work extended hours, weekends and overtime if needed.
  • 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. 

 

To be considered an applicant for this position, you must apply online on our careersite at https://careers.wlfoods.com/.

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