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JBS USA FEATHER COOKER in Sumter, South Carolina

The Feather Cooker Operator is responsible for, safely and efficiently, operating the properties’ feather hydrolyzer and associated rendering equipment to produce a high quality finished product that will meet all food safety plan and production requirements.

Summary of essential job functions:

  • Must follow all established safety guidelines of the company and identify conditions that may cause an unsafe condition or a food safety hazard.

  • Record all information according by to the Food Safety Plan and CGMPs

  • Responsible for daily inspection of equipment to ensure safe operation, food safety and performance specifications.

  • Employee is responsible for communicating any issue with safety, food safety plan or any production limitations with the management team.

  • Feather operator will monitor raw material bins, flow ways and all finished storage bins, to ensure proper food safety and production efficiency.

  • Must monitor all mechanical systems to report any safety, food safety plan or mechanical issues, and be able to react accordingly.

  • Performs all necessary housekeeping duties in assigned areas

  • May have to assist maintenance

  • Any other duties as assigned by management

    Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be able to communicate in written form

  • Must have an understanding of the fundamental principles of manufacturing

  • Must possess effective communication skills

    Abilities Required:

    While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is required to lift a minimum of 50lbs. The employee is often required to stand, sit and use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel. The employee is required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Vision abilities required by this position are close vision.