The Grain Elevator Laborer is trained to tend, operate and
oversee all of the operator areas within the mill (i.e. receiving,
batching, production floor, loadout, etc.) to assure compliance
with established procedures relative to quality, productivity and
safety by performing the following duties.
Operate loading/unloading equipment to ship or receive grain
Inspect grain facilities daily to ensure equipment maintains
proper condition of stored grains.
Help facility manager schedule logistics as they pertain to
inbound and outbound grain.
Maintain and handle inventories to maximize SFD profitability
including grain movements, condition, blending of grain/grain
Identify any problems or improvements and work with facility
manager to find solutions.
Deal proficiently with customers daily.
Assist in implementing any specific work or safety programs set
forth by SFD.
Responsible for following all environmental laws and procedures
to which Smithfield Foods and Smithfield Hog Production
Report all environmental issues immediately to supervisor.
Read and understand the companys emergency notification process
and will be responsible for reviewing that policy at their work
Report to work on all scheduled workdays.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature
and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job.
They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all
responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so
classified. May perform other duties as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals to perform the essential functions.
High school diploma or equivalent, required.
Able to understand and comply with all safety policies and
Verbal and written communication, interpersonal skills.
Effective communication with grain customers.
Ability to work independently and in a team.
Available to work extended weekday and weekend hours during
grain harvest seasons.
Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic
Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while
building strong working relationships and a positive work
Work Environment & Physical Demands
The physical demands and work environment characteristics
described here are representative of those an employee should
possess to successfully perform the essential functions of this
job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals
with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Able to sit, stand, walk, climb up and down ladders.
Able to work in areas of considerable height.
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
Routinely exposed to moving mechanical parts; outside weather
Must be able to tolerate cold, heat, grain dust, grain/mill
odors, and noisy conditions.
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About Smithfield Foods
Headquartered in Smithfield, Va. since 1936, Smithfield Foods,
Inc. is an American food company with agricultural roots and a
global reach. Our 40,000 U.S. and 15,000 European employees are
dedicated to producing "Good food. Responsibly." and have made us
one of the world's leading vertically integrated protein companies.
We have pioneered sustainability standards for more than two
decades, including many industry firsts, such as our ambitious
commitment to cut our carbon impact by 25 percent by 2025. We
believe in the power of protein to end food insecurity and have
donated hundreds of millions of food servings to our neighbors in
need. Smithfield boasts a portfolio of high-quality iconic brands,
such as Smithfield, Eckrich and Nathan's Famous, among many others.
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Smithfield is an equal opportunity employer committed to
workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender
identity, protected veterans status or status as a disabled
individual or any other protected group status or non-job related
characteristic as directed by law.
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