Grain Scale Operator
Petersburg, Va - $15.45/hr
Company: Smithfield Foods
Posted on: September 18, 2023
Your OpportunityThis position is responsible for assisting in
the implementation of work schedules, safety programs, logistics
and record keeping in conjunction with the facility manager.
Performs all aspects of grain handling and facility operations by
performing the following duties. Must be able to work with a
computer. Core Responsibilities
Weigh and grade both inbound and outbound grain and grain products
proficiently to ensure all products meet SFD specifications.
Prepares scale receipts and enters deliveries into database.
Operate loading/unloading equipment to ship or receive grain
Inspect grain facilities daily to ensure equipment maintains proper
condition of stored grains.
Help facility manager schedule logistics as they pertain to inbound
and outbound grain.
Maintain and handle inventories to maximize SFD profitability
including grain movements, condition, blending of grain/grain
Identify any problems or improvements and work with facility
manager to find solutions.
Deal proficiently with customers daily.
Assist in implementing any specific work or safety programs set
forth by SFD.
Responsible for complying with all environmental laws and
procedures to which Smithfield Foods and Smithfield Hog Production
Report all environmental issues immediately to supervisor.
Read and understand the company's emergency notification process
and will be responsible for reviewing that policy at their work
Report to work on all scheduled workdays.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature
and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job.
They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all
responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so
classified. May perform other duties as assigned. QualificationsTo
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 to perform the essential functions.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
Able to understand and comply with all safety policies and
Verbal and written communication, interpersonal skills
Effective communication with grain customers
Ability to work independently and in a team
Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic
Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while
building strong working relationships and a positive work
Work EnvironmentThe physical demands and work environment
characteristics described here are representative of those an
employee should possess to successfully perform the essential
functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
Available to work extended weekday and weekend hours during grain
Able to sit, stand, walk, climb up and down ladders
Able to work in areas of considerable height
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
Routinely exposed to moving mechanical parts; outside weather
Must be able to tolerate cold, heat, grain dust, grain/mill odors,
and noisy conditions.
Must be able to walk and stand on concrete and unpaved areas for
longer periods of time.
Must be supportive of the mission of producing and/or storing grain
and quality bakery meal.
Career BenefitsTo learn more about Smithfield's benefits, visit
smithfieldfoods.com/careerbenefits.Why Work at Smithfield Foods? We
are committed to meeting our employees' needs, addressing their
concerns and helping them enjoy rewarding careers with our company.
PEOPLE MATTERWith more than 60,000 jobs globally, our employees
drive our success. We strive to create a fair, ethical and
rewarding work environment.GROWTH & DEVELOPMENTWorking at
Smithfield isn't just a job - it's the foundation for a lifelong
career with training designed to help you advance
professionally.BENEFITSOur people matter. That's why we offer
excellent, comprehensive benefits packages to our full-time
employees.SUSTAINABILITY PLEDGESustainability is ingrained in our
culture and guides how we operate. We believe in innovating for the
future.About Smithfield Foods Headquartered in Smithfield, Va.
since 1936, Smithfield Foods, Inc. is an American food company with
agricultural roots and a global reach. With more than 60,000 jobs
globally, we are dedicated to producing "Good food. Responsibly--"
and serve as one of the world's leading vertically integrated
protein companies. We have pioneered sustainability standards for
more than two decades, including our industry-leading commitments
to become carbon negative in U.S. company-owned operations and
reduce GHG emissions 30 percent across our entire U.S. value chain
by 2030. We believe in the power of protein to end food insecurity
and have donated hundreds of millions of food servings to our
communities. Smithfield boasts a portfolio of high-quality iconic
brands, such as Smithfield -- , Eckrich -- and Nathan's Famous -- ,
among many others. For more information connect with us on
Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram. EEO/AA Information
Smithfield is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace
diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected
veterans status, status as a disabled individual or any other
protected group status or non-job characteristic as directed by
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