The general production worker is responsible for the preparation of meat products for the packaging and selling of the product. Typical job responsibilities may include carcass processing, grinding of meats to create various products, slicing meat cuts for further processing, transporting carcasses to chillers and freezers, packaging meat for sale, and ensuring health and safety standards are met. The work environment is steady, repetitive in motion and fast-paced.
Triumph is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or any other protected group status or non-job related characteristic as directed by law.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The statements below are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to a particular job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties and may vary based on production assignment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Perform a variety of tasks that require manual material handling and the use of hand tools, knives, machinery and equipment while processing, packaging and shipping pork products.
Physically demanding and repetitive work that can require the use of some or all body parts and muscle groups.
Cut carcasses for further processing.
Separate meat and by-products.
Clean, trim, slice, section, and weigh raw materials.
Inspect meat products for defects, bruises or blemishes and remove them along with any excess fat.
Monitor machines and equipment, and adjust when necessary.
Check products to ensure they are up to USDA standards.
Package cut product through a packaging machine.
Box product based on order requirements.
Adhere to all safety procedures and policies.
Ability to be at work regularly and on time.
Perform all additional duties requested by supervisor on an "as needed" basis.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of each work environment, knowledge, skill, and/or ability required or preferred. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
High school diploma or general equivalency degree preferred, but not required
Meet minimum requirements on pre-employment testing, including drug screen and physical ability tests
Must be available to work 6 days a week
Ability and judgment to interact and communicate appropriately with other employees and supervisors
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedures manuals
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral or schedule form
The physical demands here are representative of those an employee should possess to successfully perform the essential functions of the 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 will be required to move about the facility. The employee is required to sit; use hands to finger; handle; or feel/hold objects; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; speak; hear taste and smell. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Must be able to climb ladders and platforms, and enter confined spaces and wear all safety equipment.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters when performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Regularly exposed to cold/hot and/or humid conditions, climate extremes are found in all areas of the plant
• Frequently works near machinery with moving parts and vibration
• Regularly exposed to strong odors and the sight of blood
• Occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles
• Noise level in the work environment is moderate but can be loud when in the production area.
This position description in not intended, and should not be construed to be, an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with this job. It is intended, however, to be an accurate reflection of the general responsibilities and requirements necessary to be successful. Triumph may, in its discretion, modify or revise the position description in order to meet the company's changing business needs.
Shift start: 6:00AM or 2:30PM
A Shift: 6am-3pm, B Shift: 2:30pm-Midnight
Triumph Foods provides a variety of pork products to some of the highest quality food distributors and producers in the world through a unique marketing and sales agreement with Seaboard Foods, a division of the Seaboard Corporation (NYSE: SEB). The Company's steadfast commitment to quality, innovation, sustainability, employee connectivity, and stewardship separates Triumph Foods from others in the industry. Today Triumph Foods is a leader in the pork industry, generating over $1.6 billion in annual revenues. Triumph Foods is recognized as a top processor and exporter of premium, fresh pork products worldwide. The company has expanded further with its 50% ownership of Daily's Premium Meats, which produces a variety of cured bacons, smoked hams, and delicious breakfast sausage for both foodservice and retail sectors. Also, a joint venture Seaboard Triumph Foods, LLC fresh pork processing plant which began operations in the Fall of 2017, in Sioux City, Iowa.