3rd Shift Blending Assistant

Location: 590 Woodrow St Denmark, WI
Date Posted: 11-08-2017
Do you think you are capable of something more in your career?  Are you looking for more stability?  Come to Salm Partners where we will pay you more as you are expanding your knowledge! Earn extra paid vacation through dedication and receive the recognition you deserve! 


Performs activities to support the Blender Operators in the formulation and blending preparation of raw meat product for processing, and sanitation of the Blending, Formulations and Seasoning rooms. Complies with all safety, food safety, SQF, quality, GMP and USDA requirements.
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following:
  • Move meat vats to and from the Raw Cooler; load meat into the vat lift and dump into hopper per the production schedule.
  • Select and stage blends, combos, and vats as needed.
  • Open and weigh inclusions per the day’s Blending Pick List and place into Zubas; deliver to the Blenders.
  • Pre-weigh & measure seasonings to prepare for upcoming blends, completing appropriate Blending Checklist documentation.
  • Take meat vat temperatures in the Raw Cooler periodically as required and enter the data onto the Meat Vat Log to complete the documentation.
  • Assist with verifying blend lot numbers; apply blend labels to vats and vat covers.
  • Using the small regrind grinder, complete grinding rework as instructed.
  • Complete vat inspections from the vat washing room on a daily basis.
  • Tear down boxes and containers from the spice warehouse and seasoning room and remove them to the recycling or dumpster areas to be disposed of appropriately.
  • Assist with sanitation and washdowns as necessary.
  • Dispose of all waste; mop and clean the Blending Room, Stuffing Room, coolers and /or the tower.
  • Follow all Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) as required.
  • Follow all safety rules and regulations per established company policies.
  • Exercise safety precautions when using cleaning chemicals.
  • Follow established equipment Lockout/Tagout procedures as required.
  • Use a 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.

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 be able to work effectively and positively as a member of the Blending team.  Must be forklift certified or be able to successfully acquire certification upon being awarded the position.
Education and/or Experience                                                
A minimum of high school diploma or GED equivalency and a minimum of 6 months experience as a Production Line Worker are normally required.  Previous experience in a Blending department backup role is strongly preferred.

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.
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