Salm Partners located in Denmark, WI is currently seeking a 12 Hour Team A Stuffing Room Operator (Days).
There are many opportunities for growth and development at Salm Partners! Prior experience in running machines is preferable but not required, and on the job training is provided.
We also provide:
Health and Dental Insurance
Summer Picnic and Holiday Meal
Chance to buy product for a discount
Short and Long Term Insurance and much more!
Performs all activities related to the preparation of raw blended meat for processing into sausage products, including equipment set-up, product stuffing, monitoring, and subsequent sanitation activities for the stuffing room. Complies with all safety, food safety, SQF, GMP and USDA requirements.
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following:
§ Verify the production menu for process and product specifications at the system control panel using the operational parameters and standard work check sheets prior to start-up.
§ Set up the Stuffing Room equipment for production operation per the Operational Parameters, including hopper, grinder, pipes, meat pumps, extrusion equipment, crimper, smoke application system, & components including plates, springs, valves, etc., and tear down at end of production run or for sanitation per the production schedule, and have it confirmed by a Facilitator prior to start-up.
§ Set up Tower, closing doors, setting up liquid smoke system, and verify prior to start-up of production per the established Standard Work Check List.
§ Set up the brine system; add water and salt to specified parameters.
§ Load raw blended meat from hopper to the grinder
§ Load the collagen hopper; ensure appropriate supply is maintained for ongoing application throughout the production run.
§ Monitor pressure gauges, tower & cook chill temperatures and drive time, and computer control system to ensure the process stays within specifications.
§ Complete Stuffing Room checks periodically throughout the shift per established procedures; complete length and weight checks, tower & blender checks, vat tracking, Baader and grinder checks.
§ Complete documentation for lot tracking and traceability for collagen and meat vats used in production.
§ Conduct a visual inspection of the meat vats, as well as a visual inspection of the meat as it is being dumped into the hopper.
§ Complete collagen tests with every grinder check to ensure the percentage of collagen applied is within specifications, and complete the appropriate paperwork.
§ Monitor the tower to ensure it is operating correctly and that the liquid smoke application is satisfactory; conduct smoke titration and pH testing, and adjust the percent applied as necessary.
§ Record and track production and downtime, providing a detailed explanation of downtime.
§ Complete Down Time Log to record and track production time.
§ Assist with training Backup Operators and operators hired onto the shift.
§ Perform sanitation duties that include the following: sweep, mop and squeegee floors; wipe down equipment, foam and clean belts and conveyors; wash parts and walls; empty and clean bins and barrels; remove and dispose of all waste; mop and clean the stuffing room, coolers and /or the tower.
§ Follow all Lockout/Tagout procedures without fail.
§ Follow all Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) as required.
§ Exercise safety precautions when using cleaning chemicals; use cleaning chemicals appropriate for the task.
§ Follow all safety rules and regulations per established company policies.
§ Operate a forklift and pallet jack to pull and move product and supplies
§ Provide backup assistance with packaging and palletizing as needs dictate.
§ Perform all other duties as assigned.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and with changing environmental conditions. Must have a strong attention to detail and the ability to work rapidly and with a high degree of accuracy. Must also have a strong mechanical aptitude and commitment to working safely. Must be able to achieve forklift certification.
Salm Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, and we are committed to the employment and advancement of minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law.