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Meatroom Operator

Simmons Pet Food, Dubuque, IA

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 Safely grind meats for use in various formulas.


 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 the formula and conveying them to the grinders.

 Push meats onto conveyors as indicated by each product formula.

 Inspect meat blocks for foreign material, spoilage, off odor, green meat and/or excess denaturing.

 Reverse plate and change knives.

 Wash down floor and equipment between batches.

 Shovel scrap meat from floor to scrap totes with drainage holes.

 Clean and stack empty pallets neatly for removal to the designated area.

 Run the fresh meats side of the meat room.

 Perform weekly sanitation.

 Participates as a member of the TeamParticipates in ongoing development, communication and implementation of team concepts, programs, and policies; coordinates work to ensure B.E.S.T practices with all team members. Attends appropriate team meetings. As a member of the Team, fosters strong cohesiveness regarding all major issues; e.g., direction, annual plan, budget, policy changes, etc. Accepts responsibility to quickly identify any areas that lack cohesiveness, bringing them to the attention of the team leader and working with the team in a supportive manner to resolve issues and actively look for ways, and reinforces actions needed, to achieve synergy possible within the larger organization.

 Simmons Operating systems principles and objectives: Is familiar with Simmons' established operating systems (e.g. quality, security, office environment, company policies); understands the responsibility to maintain familiarity with the systems and this position's role in support of these systems - including a consideration of the impact of individual actions on the systems and the responsibility to communicate concerns and improvement ideas.

 Performs other duties as necessary in support of business objectives: This position description is intended to guide the activities of the Meat Room Position and is not intended to limit the thinking and creativity of the person to the work of this function nor is it intended that this describes all the work that may be required of the person in this position.

 Physical Activities: Must lift up to 50 lbs and stand on feet for entire shift.

 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Company issued protective wear, Steel Toe Shoes, Slip-resistant boots, Hearing Protection

 Travel: N/A.

 Technical Experience: Machine Operation preferred.

 Industry Experience: Manufacturing or warehouse.

 Minimum Education: High School Diploma or equivalent. Must be able to read, write and understand English

 Preferred Education: N/A.


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Job Details

Req Num 20306
ID 773354
Dubuque, IA
Positions 1
Full Time
Pay --
EMSI Skills Communications
Machine Operation
Operating Systems
Personal Protective Equipment
Strategic Planning
Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance

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