Lamb Weston is a leading supplier of frozen potato, sweet potato, appetizer and vegetable products to restaurants and retailers around the world. For more than 60 years, we've produced innovative, inventive products that make life better for our customers and their customers.
Job Description Summary
Inspects, sorts and removes defects from raw product or processed product. Trims whole potatoes with a trim knife in a French fry/specialty potato product production facility
Employee must be responsible to work in a safe manner following safe work practices while in the plant or on company premises.
Able to work a schedule of on 6 off 2 days on a rotating basis
Frequently work overtime when needed, in early, hold overs and days off
Lift and carry cases of product weighing between 10 and 36 pounds.
Utilize ergonomic practices such as job rotation as necessary
Remove foreign material and non-standard product from processing equipment
Frequently holding a trim knife to trim defects from raw potatoes.
Inspects raw and or processed products to ensure quality, when assigned to areas
Report any malfunction of food processing equipment as quickly as possible to the Process Operator, Crew Chief or Team Leader
Attend and comprehend all training programs and follow all company policies.
Perform sanitation duties during periods of downtime and as assigned by Supervisor.
Perform sanitation duties during clean up times and at times during line breaks, such as using a pressure hose, scrub brush and scraping
Have the physical ability to wear a wet suit and can use cleaning chemicals in a safe manner
Work in temperature and humidity extremes
Basic & Preferred Qualifications
The ability to trim potatoes effectively for areas of defect as prescribed by the trim evaluation under time limits as set in the policy of trimming potatoes
The ability to pick out defects at frozen inspection
Lifting 10 pounds frequently as in lifting potatoes.
Holding a pressure washer wand.
Using a scraper to scrape buildup from machinery and or equipment.
Lifting and carrying brooms, shovels and squeegees, doing bags inspection during poly runs, making sure box codes are appropriate.
Climbing stairs and or ladders either to perform job duties or to access work areas.
Lifting to 36 pounds occasionally as in shoveling product off the floor in the process part of the facility.
Lifting to 36 pounds occasionally as in picking up bags or cases of product during rework or working in the packaging part of the facility.
Continuous exposure to moving machinery and or parts while performing assigned job duties.
Occasional exposure to areas of high traffic flow of forklifts
Frequently exposed to heat and cold temperature extremes as well as wet and humid conditions, including wet, oily and slippery floors.
Work area clean
Other duties as assigned
Coupled with our compensation and bonus incentive programs, our benefits deliver rewards that are market competitive. Some of the most attractive elements of our benefit programs include:
Health Insurance Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision
Flexible Spending Accounts for Health and Dependent Care, and Health Reimbursement Accounts
Well-being programs including companywide events and a wellness incentive program
Paid Time Off
Financial Wellness - Industry leading 401(k) plan with generous company contributions, Financial Planning Services, Employee Stock purchase program, and Health Savings Accounts, Life and Accident insurance
Family-Friendly Employee events
Employee Assistance Program services - mental health and other concierge type services
Benefits may vary based on location, job role/level, job status, and/or the terms of any applicable collective bargaining agreements.
Job Requisition ID: Req-231450
Time Type: Full time
Lamb Weston is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law This job has expired.
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