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Simmons Pet Food


Simmons Pet Food

Contact Information

Company Name:Simmons Pet Food
Web Site:http://workatsimmons.com/dubuque

Description

Simmons Pet Food is a trusted leader in private label and contract manufacturing of pet food. We source high-quality ingredients and use state-of-the-art manufacturing processes to produce premium and value-focused pet food. We supply top brands and retailers with products in a variety of formats, including dry kibble, jerky treats and wet in cans, pouches, and cups. These operations are in Northwest Arkansas, Iowa, Emporia, Kansas, and Ontario, Canada.

We’re excited that Dubuque will be the home of our newest pet food operation. Join us in the rewarding work of making food for the pets we love. We’re building our team today!


PURPOSE OF THE POSITION Hang all incoming saddles and leg quarters on shackles manually by hand. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Pickup saddles from moving belt. Hang saddles and leg quarters on shackles, keeping them full. Hang at a speed of the production line. Participates as a member of the

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION Prepare batches of gravy ingredients, and/or super-micros for the kitchen per the approved formulas for the production run. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Read and accurately interpret batching sheets and other production documents to determine the order and quantity of

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION Assist in equipment repair and preventative maintenance procedures in the operation of the facility where employed. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Repairs, replaces, corrects or affects equipment as needed to ensure equipment operates correctly and efficiently according

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION Procures parts and supplies for the Maintenance department of a plant. Responsible for parts room operations, working through direct reports to ensure the receipt, preparation, distribution and inventory of parts and supplies. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Purchases mai

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION To safely formulate all meats, gravies, additions, and water according to schedule. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Follow the order of the schedule and call for batches from the meat room, as required. Weigh all ingredients and record weight before batching. Record lot n

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION To safely formulate all meats, gravies, additions, and water according to schedule. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Follow the order of the schedule and call for batches from the meat room, as required. Weigh all ingredients and record weight before batching. Record lot n

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION Fills and seals can or pouch to meet product specifications. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Runs machine and makes changeovers per scheduling. Verify the pouches or lids staged conform to the batch sheet and feed lids or pouches to the seamer. Monitor and record pouch or

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION Produce pallets of product properly stacked product, stretch wrapped, and ready to stored in the warehouse. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Ensures the palletizing machine are running at all times . Troubleshoot all palletizer machine malfunctions / abnormalities in a tim

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION To produce cooked meat chunks of blended meats that are the proper size with a firm texture. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Produce cooked meat chunks of blended meats that are the proper size with a firm texture by the removing of air, creating an emulsion, cooking a th

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION Prepare batches of gravy ingredients, and/or super-micros for the kitchen per the approved formulas for the production run. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Read and accurately interpret batching sheets and other production documents to determine the order and quantity of

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION Fills and seals can or pouch to meet product specifications. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Runs machine and makes changeovers per scheduling. Verify the pouches or lids staged conform to the batch sheet and feed lids or pouches to the seamer. Monitor and record pouch or

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION Leads, motivates and develops a technical team of maintenance employees to perform equipment repair and preventative maintenance procedures. Works to drive losses out of our systems, create consistent standard approaches and achieve production results while improving individu

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION To load retorts with uncooked pouched product to be cooked to the proper product sterilization levels. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Verify that the retorts you want to start-up on are empty. Check incoming water temperature and write down the results on the retort down

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION Continue the flow of finished pouch product from the Retorts to the Unloader. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Verifies that the machine is setup properly. Reviews production schedule. Brings full retort basket into the Unloader for unloading. View finished product, checki

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION To produce cooked meat chunks of blended meats that are the proper size with a firm texture. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Produce cooked meat chunks of blended meats that are the proper size with a firm texture by the removing of air, creating an emulsion, cooking a th

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION The Manifestor keeps track of all incoming and outgoing products and assists in all related functions in record keeping requirements and inventory. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Scans pallets to accurately capture proper case count, weights and dates. Documents numbers

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION Responsible for the complete operation of casing machinery and related equipment. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Operates casing machinery and related equipment including but not limited to loading trays, unjamming, determining size and type of trays needed, adjusting tr

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION Hang all incoming saddles and leg quarters on shackles manually by hand. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Pickup saddles from moving belt. Hang saddles and leg quarters on shackles, keeping them full. Hang at a speed of the production line. Participates as a member of the

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION The Manifestor keeps track of all incoming and outgoing products and assists in all related functions in record keeping requirements and inventory. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Scans pallets to accurately capture proper case count, weights and dates. Documents numbers

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION Responsible for the complete operation of casing machinery and related equipment. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Operates casing machinery and related equipment including but not limited to loading trays, unjamming, determining size and type of trays needed, adjusting tr

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION To produce cooked meat chunks of blended meats that are the proper size with a firm texture. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Produce cooked meat chunks of blended meats that are the proper size with a firm texture by the removing of air, creating an emulsion, cooking a th

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION Leads, motivates and develops a technical team of maintenance employees to perform equipment repair and preventative maintenance procedures. Works to drive losses out of our systems, create consistent standard approaches and achieve production results while improving individu

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION Leads, motivates and develops a technical team of maintenance employees to perform equipment repair and preventative maintenance procedures. Works to drive losses out of our systems, create consistent standard approaches and achieve production results while improving individu

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION To safely label product with the appropriate label as per the production schedule. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Ensures product labels meet production schedule specifications. Manages label materials and verifies all product labeling is correct with customer orders. Lo

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION To produce cooked meat chunks of blended meats that are the proper size with a firm texture. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Produce cooked meat chunks of blended meats that are the proper size with a firm texture by the removing of air, creating an emulsion, cooking a th

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION Responsible to accurately bill out orders. Ensures drivers are checked in and released with appropriate paperwork. Assists in shipping product. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Ensuring all load documentation and diagrams are verified and accurate for billing purposes. Par

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION To assist the supervisor in accomplishing production requirements per company, customer and USDA requirements. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Orientate new team members to their jobs including basic dress requirements and good manufacturing practices, safety aspects, job

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION To perform routine cycle counts to ensure accurate dry ingredient and packaging material inventories. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Sets up cycle counts, counting product, and reconciling counts for production materials and finished goods. Ensures that all tray, carton,

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION The Plant Service Technician's prime responsibility is the maintenance, repair, and continuously improvement of all Plant Service systems, including boiler, compressed air and refrigeration, in a safe efficient manner. The elimination of breakdowns is of prime importance. The

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION To safely produce cases of the product labeled and wrapped with appropriate code as per the production schedule. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES During periods of packaging downtime, produce pallets of the product without labels, properly stacked for placement in designat

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION Safely grind meats for use in various formulas. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Check that grinders are assembled. Prepare meats on meat table in order thrown. Ensure that proper meats are batched for each formula and weight specification by selecting the proper meats for

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION Safely grind meats for use in various formulas. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Check that grinders are assembled. Prepare meats on meat table in order thrown. Ensure that proper meats are batched for each formula and weight specification by selecting the proper meats for

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION Safely grind meats for use in various formulas. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Check that grinders are assembled. Prepare meats on meat table in order thrown. Ensure that proper meats are batched for each formula and weight specification by selecting the proper meats for

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION Safely grind meats for use in various formulas. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Check that grinders are assembled. Prepare meats on meat table in order thrown. Ensure that proper meats are batched for each formula and weight specification by selecting the proper meats for

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION Provide support to the facility in various positions. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Performs various jobs within the warehouse or on the grounds as assigned. Responsibilities around the facility can include pallet sorting, restacking, identify product that does not meet

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION Operates an industrial-sized forklift to receive and transfer product, supplies, and materials to the appropriate area while meeting customer regulations and specifications. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES The operator is responsible for storing and retrieving goods in th

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION To safely produce cases of product labeled and wrapped with appropriate code as per the production schedule. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Ensuring leads are aware of any changes for Trays Can size, Can codes, Schedule order Inspect cans for; label alignment, can codes,

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION To safely formulate all meats, gravies, additions, and water according to schedule. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Follow the order of the schedule and call for batches from the meat room, as required. Weigh all ingredients and record weight before batching. Record lot n

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION To maintain the facility and grounds in a manner consistent with the requirements of the complex facility manager while meeting all local, state or federal requirements. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Ensure cleanliness of offices and production areas: Maintains a clean

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION To support the production portion of the pet food business. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Fills in for the employees during breaks and any type of absence while maintaining the continuing quality of the plant operations. Fully operate all necessary equipment in assigned

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION To safely label product with the appropriate label as per the production schedule. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Ensures product labels meet production schedule specifications. Manages label materials and verifies all product labeling is correct with customer orders. Lo

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION Hang all incoming saddles and leg quarters on shackles manually by hand. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Pickup saddles from moving belt. Hang saddles and leg quarters on shackles, keeping them full. Hang at a speed of the production line. Participates as a member of the

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION Assist in equipment repair and preventative maintenance procedures in the operation of the facility where employed. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Repairs, replaces, corrects or affects equipment as needed to ensure equipment operates correctly and efficiently according

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION Operates an Industrial sized forklift to receive and transfer product, supplies, and materials from various departments to storage area while meeting customer regulations and specifications. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Operator is responsible for storing and retrievin

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION To safely label product with the appropriate label as per the production schedule. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Ensures product labels meet production schedule specifications. Manages label materials and verifies all product labeling is correct with customer orders. Lo

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION Produce pallets of product properly stacked product, stretch wrapped, and ready to stored in the warehouse. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Ensures the palletizing machine are running at all times . Troubleshoot all palletizer machine malfunctions / abnormalities in a tim

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION Responsible for the complete operation of casing machinery and related equipment. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Operates casing machinery and related equipment including but not limited to loading trays, unjamming, determining size and type of trays needed, adjusting tr

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION Monitors procedures to ensure food safety and quality standards are being achieved. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Audits production records. Reviews all relevant thermal processing documents within 24 hours. Examines production records daily to verify that CCPs and Crit

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION Coordinate human resource activities for the facility and aid the Human Resource Manager in programs to support employees. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Support HR Manager in carrying out HR programs . Assists in learning and training programs, including new hire orient

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION Assist in equipment repair and preventative maintenance procedures in the operation of the facility where employed. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Repairs, replaces, corrects or affects equipment as needed to ensure equipment operates correctly and efficiently according

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION Assist in equipment repair and preventative maintenance procedures in the operation of the facility where employed. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Repairs, replaces, corrects or affects equipment as needed to ensure equipment operates correctly and efficiently according

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION Assist in equipment repair and preventative maintenance procedures in the operation of the facility where employed. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Repairs, replaces, corrects or affects equipment as needed to ensure equipment operates correctly and efficiently according

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION Assist in equipment repair and preventative maintenance procedures in the operation of the facility where employed. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Repairs, replaces, corrects or affects equipment as needed to ensure equipment operates correctly and efficiently according

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION To load retorts with uncooked pouched product to be cooked to the proper product sterilization levels. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Verify that the retorts you want to start-up on are empty. Check incoming water temperature and write down the results on the retort down

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION To safely formulate all meats, gravies, additions, and water according to schedule. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Follow the order of the schedule and call for batches from the meat room, as required. Weigh all ingredients and record weight before batching. Record lot n

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION Responsible for all things related to finished product from a quality perspective, including document review, verification, revisions, training, specifications, sample submission to outside labs, holds, dispositions, and releases. In addition, this position is to ensure the p

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION Leads an assigned production team to achieve goals and problem solve while demonstrating a commitment to employees safety, teamwork, and product quality. Responsible for product processing, packaging, and storage in compliance with FDA, USDA, and Simmons rules and regulations

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION Leads an assigned production team to achieve goals and problem solve while demonstrating a commitment to employees safety, teamwork, and product quality. Responsible for product processing, packaging, and storage in compliance with FDA, USDA, and Simmons rules and regulations

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION Leads an assigned production team to achieve goals and problem solve while demonstrating a commitment to employees safety, teamwork, and product quality. Responsible for product processing, packaging, and storage in compliance with FDA, USDA, and Simmons rules and regulations

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION Leads an assigned production team to achieve goals and problem solve while demonstrating a commitment to employees safety, teamwork, and product quality. Responsible for product processing, packaging, and storage in compliance with FDA, USDA, and Simmons rules and regulations

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION Responsible for the complete operation of casing machinery and related equipment. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Operates casing machinery and related equipment including but not limited to loading trays, unjamming, determining size and type of trays needed, adjusting tr

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION To assist the supervisor in accomplishing production requirements per company, customer and USDA requirements. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Orientate new team members to their jobs including basic dress requirements and good manufacturing practices, safety aspects, job

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION Fills and seals can or pouch to meet product specifications. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Runs machine and makes changeovers per scheduling. Verify the pouches or lids staged conform to the batch sheet and feed lids or pouches to the seamer. Monitor and record pouch or

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION Hang all incoming saddles and leg quarters on shackles manually by hand. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Pickup saddles from moving belt. Hang saddles and leg quarters on shackles, keeping them full. Hang at a speed of the production line. Participates as a member of the

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION To assist the supervisor in accomplishing production requirements per company, customer and USDA requirements. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Orientate new team members to their jobs including basic dress requirements and good manufacturing practices, safety aspects, job

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION To support the production portion of the pet food business. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Fills in for the employees during breaks and any type of absence while maintaining the continuing quality of the plant operations. Fully operate all necessary equipment in assigned

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION Transfers trailers from one facility, yard, or dock to another by use of a truck. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Operates a truck to transfer or drop off trailers. Ensures necessary paperwork is completed. Checks trailer temperature and notify management of any issues. M

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION Operates an industrial-sized forklift to receive and transfer product, supplies, and materials to the appropriate area while meeting customer regulations and specifications. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES The operator is responsible for storing and retrieving goods in th

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION Ensures the reliable operation of filling and closing technologies at all Wet Pet plants through diagnosing and resolving issues and training plant maintenance staff. ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Troubleshoots filling and closing issues. Diagnoses and resolves complex

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION The Process Engineer I role is responsible for evaluating and improving existing production processes and workflows to improve yields and reduce manufacturing costs. Projects supported and overall scope is more limited than for the Process Engineer II, with less autonomy. Ass