Job Information


Denver Processing

Job Title: Utility Date: 04/23/2018

Location: Denver Department: ROOM SPECIFIC

Reports to: Production Lead

Primary Work Location: Production Floor

Travel: N/A

FLSA Status: DOE

Job Summary

Position responsible for stuffing of sausage, operating of all forklifts, receiving all meat products except carcass meat, scaling and staging operating all scales (which includes knowledge of all products) product inventorying, order selecting any fresh or frozen meat products. Running of all Cryovac equipment, overwrapping of meat products, the actual packing off of processed meat into receptacle for shipment.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Use order guide from Lead person.

  • Use idents from the clerk’s office.

  • Daily preoperational check list verified for Forklift and pallet jacks prior to using.

  • Pull boxed product according to what is needed for the days usage

  • Follow proper box opening procedures

  • Responsible for placing product on the dock for the shagger.

  • Verify tray counts and replenish as necessary.

  • Pull any additional product that may be needed for the day.

  • Responsible to ensure product is returned to proper pick slot at end of shift

  • Calculate usage of product and turn in original idents to production clerk.

  • At days end responsible to wash and sanitize utensils.

  • Responsible for production quality.

  • Ensure all tools and supplies needed to get the job done are available

  • Make sure all equipment being taken apart is being done safely and properly and that equipment is stored properly

  • Notify Lead when issues arise

  • Responsible for sanitation of work areas

  • Assures compliance with all company safety rules

  • Follow and monitor proper safety equipment usage and safety practices

  • Follow established programs, policies and practices to produce safe quality foods that meet regulatory and company requirements.

  • Support the development, implementation, maintenance, and ongoing improvement of the SQF System.

  • Accountable to Denver Processing Food Safety and Quality Principles.

  • In case of an absence another employee with the same qualifications and training will replace that individual.

  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • High School Diploma

  • Ability to speak, read, and write English Language

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • Significant experience in production process

  • Must attend work consistently

  • Pallet Jack/Forklift Certification

  • Knowledge of knife sharpening

  • Considerable knowledge of production processes and work requirements

  • Good attention to detail

  • Strong communication skills

  • Display strong work ethic and positive attitude

  • Adaptable and dependable with ability to follow direction and work in cooperation with others

Physical Requirements:

  • Standing, walking, bending, lifting, stooping, crouching, kneeling intermittently.

  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs.

  • Be able to work in a cold environment

Reasonable Accom m odations Statement

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. An employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization; these duties are considered marginal.


The applicant who fills this position will be eligible for the following compensation and benefits:

  • Local 7 UFCW Membership

  • Union Vision, Medical, and Dental coverage after 1 year;

  • Paid sick leave and paid vacation after 1 year

  • 401(k) w/Employer matching

  • Hourly rate DOE (Step 1 $15.00, Step 2 $17.10, Step 3 $19.20, Thereafter $21.30)