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SUMMARY To operate AdvancePierre Foods production machinery in an efficient and safe manner under moderate supervision. These tasks include various types of labor intensive activities that must be performed in a safe manner within efficiency and quality standards. The Machine Operator must comply with company ergonomic program. CONNECTION TO MISSION Customer satisfaction is provided by machine operators working in an efficient and timely manner. By following proper safety policies as set forth by AdvancePierre Foods, a safe, high quality of life is offered to all employees. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE No prior experience or training. VERBAL/WRITTEN SKILLS Must be able to read and understand English. Must be able to communicate effectively. Ability to recognize similarities and differences in a limited number of two and three syllable words and between a short series of numbers. Ability to accomplish simple data entry if necessary. REASONING/DECISION MAKING SKILLS Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one or two step instructions. Ability to deal with standardized situations with occasional or no variables. Carries out direct instructions only. ORGANIZATIONAL/PLANNING SKILLS Punctual Ability to stay on task and finish on time Ability to maintain a continuous process Perform multiple tasks Receives projects and prioritizes and initiates tasks with minimal daily supervision. PEOPLE SKILLS Possess a good attitude Willingly carries out assignments Ability to communicate clearly and concisely Ask questions when unclear of assignments Possess a team-oriented attitude Communicate problems and solutions with others. Communicate effectively in stressful situations Behave in a professional and trustworthy manner in all work related situations. JOB SPECIFIC SKILLS Basic math skills in addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Safety Training requirements include: Lock Out/Tag out Machine Specific Hazard Communication Pallet Jack 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 and fingers to handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk and hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters 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 or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles (depending on what line the employee is on), and extreme cold (40-45 degrees). The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.