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1st Shift Production

Location
Martinsburg, Iowa
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
21 Sep 2022
Covid Vaccine Required
The schedule for this position is typically Mon - Fri. Weekend work required as scheduled. During Fall Season, Saturdays are typically scheduled.(August-February)
Responsibilities:
  • Use assortment of knives, steel, and a hook to perform job tasks.
  • Keep knife sharp: develop good knife sharpening skills. Ask for assistance if needed.
  • Operate heavy equipment.
  • Bag and Box product.
  • Must use proper personal protective equipment effectively.
  • Expected to work hands on at high speed and times to lift over 50 pounds.
  • Must keep work areas clean and follow proper food safety protocols.
  • Must adhere to JBS specifications in product to ensure quality of meat.
  • May have to shave or wash animal meat before packing.
  • Inspect meat or meat products and/or packaging.
  • Stay aware of your surroundings and notify a supervisor if you recognize a hazard.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Applicants should be willing or capable of performing the following jobs in the plant:
  • Work in an area where livestock is being killed
  • Work regularly in temperatures are near or below freezing (Coolers, Loading Dock Freezer)
  • Work in areas with unpleasant odors
  • Work in damp or cold conditions (20-30 Degrees-Fabrication)
  • Work in extreme heat (up to 104 degrees in the kill floor)
  • Work in areas that require you to lift, pull, or push 50 lbs.
  • Work with sharp knives or a cutting tool
  • Willing and capable of working overtime when necessary (Heavy Season- August- February
  • Available to work Day and Nights
  • Willing and capable of working Saturdays
  • Willing and capable of working in or around bloody areas, in a fast pace work environment, performing repetitive hand motions and body movements. Physical demanding jobs may take 5 to 6 weeks for the body to fully adjust to the work conditions, work environment, and job descriptions.

LIFTING/ PUSHING/PULLING - 10 lbs. -50 lbs. production
REACHING - Reaching for product on the conveyor belt with hooks, reaching for boxes, or bags
STANDING - Constant standing for 8 to 10 hours per day, 6 days a week (Loading dock 7 days as needed per schedule.) (2 allowed breaks are scheduled based on the union contract and operational requirements.)

Loading Dock
  • Heavy Work - Exerting 51 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 26 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 11 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Medium Work.
  • Very Heavy Work - Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Heavy Work.
EOE/Vets/Disability
  • JBS offers a full range of benefits including health care, life insurance, and a 401 (K) plan.
  • JBS is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Our foundation & our strength is in our values
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Details

  • Job Reference: 717476273-2
  • Date Posted: 21 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Swift Prepared Foods
  • Location: Martinsburg, Iowa
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent