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Production Team Associates

Owensboro, Kentucky
Job Type
1 Aug 2022
Specialty Foods Group LLC Owensboro, KY

Specialty Foods Group, previously known as "Fields Packing Company", a division of Indiana Packers Corp, is a leading producer of premium-branded and private-label processed meats in the United States and proud to be the home of "Kentucky Legend" products. As Owensboro's "2020 Manufacturer of the Year" our dedicated employees have been producing hams, turkey, hot dogs, and lunch meats loved by millions of families across the country. We have called Owensboro, KY home for over 100 years. We believe that giving back to our employees and the community are equally important values to creating quality products. Our company is currently recruiting for Hourly Production Workers

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Must have the ability to learn and successfully operate various types of machinery such as: blenders, grinders, slicers, Tumblers, Frankomatic, T-sizers, fork trucks, jacks,etc.
Must have the ability to learn set up, changeover, troubleshoot, change parts (such as blades),inspect, disassemble, clean and sanitize various types of machinery
Must have the ability to learn and complete all documentation associated with machinery and positions on production lines
Must have the ability to communicate in English (Read and Write) and do basic math
Will be required to work across departmental boundaries at will
Other duties as assigned by the Supervisor

Physical Demands:

Must be able to occasionally lift up to 60 lbs.
Must be able to push / pull weight in excess of 1000 pounds when needed
Occasional reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling & crouching
Manual dexterity & mobility required

PPE / Tools:

Hairnet, beard net (if applicable), bump cap, & frock
Safety glasses, hearing protection, & rubber boots
Other equipment or tools may be needed.

Work Environment:

Temperatures range from 36-40 degrees in most production areas
Wet floors
May have contact with wet product


Expected to work continuously in a safe manner
Expected to encourage others to work continuously in a safe manner
Expected to report all unsafe conditions to appropriate parties
Expected to promote safety in all areas of the plant
Expected to maintain good housekeeping in all areas of the plant

Food Safety / Quality:

Adhere to all GMP's (Good Manufacturing Practices), such as good hand washing practices and adhering to the employee hygiene plan.
Follow all USDA guidelines
Report any issues regarding food safety or quality to supervision and/or quality assurance

EOE, including Disability/Veteran

Specialty Foods Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and values diversity. Our EOE policy not only prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any protected category under state, local or federal law, but also reflects our commitment to making all employment decisions without regard to an individual's membership in a protected class. This policy relates to all phases of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, employment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, termination, rates of pay and other forms of compensation, selection for training, the use of all facilities, and participation in company-sponsored employee activities. As part of its equal opportunity policy, we also take affirmative action in accordance with applicable laws to ensure that women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities have opportunities to join and progress within the Company.
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  • Job Reference: 674026861-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Specialty Foods Group
  • Location: Owensboro, Kentucky
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent