Website Nueske Applewood Smoked Meats
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Daily: All packaging dept. personnel may be called upon to perform any of the following tasks:
Operate slicers including spiral slicer, bacon slicer, hand operated slicer, and band saw.*
Operate vacuum packaging machines (VC999 and Multivac).*
Prepare products for vacuum packaging (cutting, trimming, bagging).
Weigh/portion sliced product on slicer line.
Label and box finished vacuum packaged product.
Glaze product-operate glazing torch.
Perform mid-shift cleanup, clean packaging machines, keep storeroom orderly.
Stack boxed finished product on pallets and/or shelves.
Move smoke racks of product into department for packaging, remove empty racks.
Assist in training new employees.
Assemble boxes, tape and label.
Take inventory of dry storage supplies (monthly).
Attend safety and sanitation meetings.
Record information such as weight, temperature and date packaged.
Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform 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 is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; reach with hands and arms and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounter 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 is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts and extreme cold. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
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