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  • Further Production Tech (line worker)

    Posted: 04/07/2021

    PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

     

    To learn, perform and rotate between the positions of packer, scaler, styler and grader and as needed to maintain line speeds on any given product at the designated rate for that product. 

     

    ESSENTIAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

     

    Works on a moving conveyor belt using both hands.  Spreads or styles product by hand on the belt; 

     

    Performs multiple types of packing and weighing.  

     

    Pulls bones from product; inspects, grades and removes product that does not meet standards.

     

    Participates as a member of the Team. Participates in the ongoing development, communication and implementation of team concepts, programs and policies; coordinates work to ensure best practices with all team members. Attends appropriate team meetings. As a member of the Team, fosters strong cohesiveness regarding all major issues; e.g., direction, annual plan, budget, policy changes, etc. Accepts responsibility to quickly identify any areas that lack cohesiveness, bringing them to the attention of the team leader and working with the team in a supportive manner to resolve issues and actively look for ways, and reinforce actions needed, to achieve synergy possible within the larger organization.

     

    Simmons Operating systems principles and objectives: Is familiar with Simmons’ established operating systems (e.g. quality, security, office environment, company policies, LEAN); understands the responsibility to maintain familiarity with the systems and this position’s role in support of these systems - including a consideration of the impact of individual actions on the systems and the responsibility to communicate concerns and improvement ideas.

     

    Performs other duties as necessary in support of business objectives: This position description is intended to guide the activities of the person in this position and is not intended to limit the thinking and creativity of the person as to the work of this function nor is it intended that this describe all the work that may be required of the person in this position.

     

    Physical Activities: Must be able to move, push or pull up to 55 pounds from table to scales at waist level and bend, stoop, walk, stand and work in a cold, wet, noisy, dusty environment for entire shift.  This position involves repetitive motion and may include  rotating through cold and hot areas of the plant. 

     

    Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Std waterproof gloves, sleeves, hearing protection, slip resistant footwear,