Blending Helper or Blending Assistant 2nd or 3rd Shift

Location: 590 Woodrow St Denmark, WI
Date Posted: 03-21-2018
Do you want to earn more money quickly for expanding your knowledge?
We are currently looking for qualified, motivated individual to help in our blending department as a Blending Helper or Assistant on 2nd or 3rd Shift. 

We are holding a Job Fair on April 7 from 8am-11am at our facility. 590 Woodrow St. Denmark, WI 54208
Salm Partners, LLC, located in Denmark, WI, is the largest co-manufacturer of smoked sausage and hot dog products in the United States. We lead the way in technology for producing sausage product, making us one out of five companies in the US that use the co-extrusion process. Salm Partners is driven to provide an avenue of growth for our partners. Our success is based on our partnerships with our internal, supplier, customer, and community partners.


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.
  • From the Blending Pick List, identify the seasonings and additional ingredients for product scheduled to be blended during the shift.
  • Pick seasonings from spice warehouse and deliver to the Seasoning Room.
  • Select and transport blend inclusions (cheese, vegetables, fruit) from coolers.
  • Direct the activities of the temporary workers assigned to assist with inclusions during the shift.
  • 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.
  • Return unused seasonings and ingredients to the warehouse and/or cooler and complete the Blending Checklist to document quantities.
  • 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.
  • Assist Blenders with assembling large grinders.
  • Using the small off-line 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.
  • Perform more extensive sanitation tasks as assigned on Master Sanitation days.
  • 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 and forklift equipment to pull and move product and supplies.
  • Provide backup assistance with packaging and palletizing as needs dictate.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.
General Requirements
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.
Salm Partners
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