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JBS USA MACHINE OPERATOR in Denver, Colorado

At Planterra Foods, we believe our planet is filled with delicious ideas. Leveraging the resources of our investor, JBS USA Food Company, we aspire to change the future of protein by giving people more flavorful, plant-based choices. Our goal is to delight people from vegans to flexitarians to meat-eaters by giving them more delicious plant-based protein choices, like our first brand OZO™.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

  • Prepare work area for pre- and post-operational activities

  • Load, unload, and transfer product to and from equipment

  • Monitor production lines, identify issues, supply and replenish packaging materials as necessary

  • Sort, weigh, wrap, label, verify or measure product to meet product

  • Inspect and remove defective product and or packaging materials from the process

  • Arrive to your work station prepared to perform tasks at a scheduled time, and staying until work is complete, or until supervisor and/or manager indicate work is done

  • Overtime may be necessary and is required when scheduled

  • Maintain a clean and organized work area

  • Set up, tear down of equipment, selection of pre-determined settings and use of proper lifting, bending, reaching techniques

  • Perform other duties as assigned

  • Identify any safety concerns and or hazards and report them

  • Perform safety checklist and ability to operate pallet jack/riders

  • Perform Lock Out/Tag Out procedures

  • Modify and or create program settings to meet production standards

  • Provide machine adjustments and troubleshooting when required

QUALIFICATIONS:

▪ Must be 18 years of age or older

▪ High school diploma/GED, preferred

▪ 2+ years’ production industry experience, preferred

▪ Must be able to understand and comply with company, plant, and safety

rules/policies

▪ Basic understanding of production and procedures

▪ Ability to use knives, saws, and a variety of machinery

▪ Ability to use both arms and hands to lift, load, cut and package product.

▪ Ability to work at a production conveyor line

It is a job expectation that all new employees have, at minimum, the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in advance of their first date of employment. If you need assistance in obtaining a vaccine, the Company can help schedule you with one of its healthcare partners following a conditional job offer, if one is made.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

ACTIVITIES: Very active position, requiring standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, and climbing.

HEARING: Must be able to hear average or normal conversation and receive ordinary information. Depending on work assignment must be able to work in a noisy work environment.

REPETITIVE MOTION: Must be able to frequently and regularly use wrists, hands, and or fingers.

VISUAL ABILITIES: Acute closed vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

PHYSICAL STRENGTH: Must be able to frequently lift light to heavy objects throughout the day. Must be able to exerts up to 60 lbs. of force occasionally. Ability to stand 8-12 hours per day.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Must be able to work for long hours in a no-kill food processing environment. Temperatures may vary, and employees are expected to remain in these conditions for most of their work days.

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

  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, and Dental coverage after probationary period

  • Paid Time Off: sick leave, vacation, and paid holidays

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Hourly rate of $23.00/hr. + based on experience

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The list of essential functions, other duties, mental visual ability, and physical demands, requirements and licenses is not meant to be exhaustive. Management reserves the right to revise job descriptions and to require other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job changes.

The Company is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our team members and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct a drug, alcohol, and background checks for all new team members prior to the start of employment. The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.

EOE/Vets/Disability

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