American Foods Group, LLC

General Production (Pork)

ID
2021-3243
Shift(s)
1st Shift

Overview

Calihan Pork Processors, LLC an American Foods Group Company has opportunities for General Production at our Peoria, IL plant. You must have the ability to work in a fast-paced manufacturing environment with a dedication to quality. 

 

Hours:

Harvest (1st Shift)                   6:00 am - End of Shift (3:30 pm - 4:00 pm)

Boning/Processing (1st Shift)    6:30 am - End of Shift (3:30 pm - 4:30 pm)

 

As General Production - Harvest, you will:

  • Perform a variety of specialized tasks in a warm, hot, humid or wet environment.
  • Properly use tools such as knives, hooks, or other specialized equipment.
  • Perform physical tasks which require upper body strength and constant repetitive movements.
  • Stand on hard surfaces the entire shift; use of stairs and personal protection equipment (PPE) is required in all areas of the facility.
  • Compliance with all food safety policies and regulations.
  • Adhere to all safety and housekeeping processes and procedures to ensure safety for our employees, customers and visitors.
  • Maintain and promote a strong safety culture and follow all safety policies, procedures and regulations. Identify and communicate workplace hazards and correct or seek assistance in correcting unsafe actions or conditions.
  • Work and collaborate with a diverse work population.
  • NOTE: this description is not intended to be all-inclusive. An employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization; these duties are considered marginal.

As General Production - Boning/Processing you will:

  • Perform a variety of specialized tasks in a cold, wet, or damp environment.
  • Properly use hook, knife, saw, band saw or other equipment to perform specialized tasks, remove bones, trim, skin, separate, sort or cut standard or premium cuts of meat to specifications in preparation for further processing or packaging.
  • Perform physical tasks which require upper body strength and constant repetitive movements.
  • Stand on hard surfaces the entire shift; use of stairs and personal protection equipment (PPE) is required in all areas of the facility.
  • Compliance with all food safety policies and regulations.
  • Adhere to all safety and housekeeping processes and procedures to ensure safety for our employees, customers and visitors.
  • Maintain and promote a strong safety culture and follow all safety policies, procedures and regulations. Identify and communicate workplace hazards and correct or seek assistance in correcting unsafe actions or conditions.
  • Work and collaborate with a diverse work population.
  • NOTE: this description is not intended to be all-inclusive. An employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization; these duties are considered marginal.

Summary

Calihan Pork Processors, LLC an American Foods Group company is a privately held pork harvest facility located in Peoria, IL.  This facility employs over 100 employees and harvests on average 250,000 pounds of pork per day.  We appreciate our employees and reward them for a job well done.

 

What we offer:

  • Competitive total compensation package for you and your family. 
  • Excellent benefit plan.  Benefits include: Health, Dental, Life Insurance, PTO, 401k, Short Term Disability, and more!  

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be able to work in the United States without visa sponsorship
  • Must be able to work in a variety of work temperatures warm, hot, humid, cold, wet or with slippery surfaces at varied heights in and around moving equipment and parts.
  • Must be able to perform the physical requirements of the job. 
  • Ability to work extended scheduled hours Monday through Saturday with daily overtime. Must be able to work overtime as required.  Start times and hours vary based on production needs.
  • Safety training.
  • Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) training.
  • Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) training.
  • Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) training.
  • Food defense training.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior harvest or fabrication experience in a USDA inspected beef, pork or poultry facility.
  • Prior production experience.
  • Work history in the last 12 months.

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