Job Information

JBS USA UTILITY OPERATOR in Cold Spring, Minnesota

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned

  • Responsible for department set-up and breakdown of equipment, supplies and product at beginning and end of shifts.

  • Assists in maintaining the smooth operation of the department by gathering, distributing and monitoring department supplies to support the production schedule.

  • Through communication with the Process Leads and the Station Mechanics, helps maintain production equipment as needed to ensure product quality and quantity are being met.

  • Maintain proper product temperature while scaling, moving, recording and storing product and supplies.

  • Assists in maintaining the production area for cleanliness in accordance with company SSOP standards.

  • Through communication with Process Control and Process Leads, monitors quality standards of product making necessary adjustments when needed.

  • Assists with paperwork as needed.

  • Assists shipping with box turning as needed.

EXPECTATIONS – all Team Members

  • Observe & enforce all company personnel, quality, safety, and food safety policies.

  • Maintains a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you work effectively and cooperatively with customers, clients, coworkers, and leadership teams.

  • Participates in process improvement and problem solving utilizing continuous improvement and rational thinking methodologies such as Six Sigma, and participates in or supports the E$P program

  • Recognizes and acts on incidents and safety risks. Consistently practices, and enforces safe work habits and drives those habits throughout the organization


  • High School or GED is preferred

  • Demonstrated ability to read, write and speak English

  • Demonstrated ability to perform basic math skills including: addition, subtraction, division, multiplication and percentage calculations

  • Ability to pass a Prove-It test

  • Ability to follow verbal directions

  • Ability to communicate questions and concerns effectively to maintenance and/or leadership

  • Skill in making departmental decisions

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

  • Working knowledge of department operations

  • Ability to obtain a valid pallet jack license

  • To perform this job successfully, applicant must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.