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Work Location : Location US-IL-Peoria
Calihan Pork Processors, an American Foods Group Company has an opportunity for a Maintenance Technician at our Peoria, IL plant.   As a Maintenance Technician you will: - Identify and locate parts/part numbers from machinery or equipment manuals or parts catalogs (e.g. overhead chains, rail switches, conveyors, saws, etc.). - Perform routine preventive maintenance (e.g. grease bearings, lubricate, check fluid levels, replace filters, etc.) to ensure that machines run smoothly, building systems operate efficiently or the physical condition of buildings does not deteriorate. - Assemble, install or repair plumbing (e.g. threading pipe), equipment or machinery to keep machines, mechanical equipment, or the structure of an establishment in repair.  - Perform basic welding (e.g. primarily tig; and some stick). Ability to identify good and bad welds. - Identify and locate parts/part numbers from machinery or equipment manuals or parts catalogs (e.g. overhead chains, rail switches, conveyors, saws, etc.). - Perform basic forklift maintenance (change tires, replace bushings, etc.). - Perform basic hydraulics (e.g. change motors, make hoses, etc.). - Complete necessary paperwork (PM sheets, work orders, etc.) - Assist in performing maintenance on scale equipment (e.g. portable, floor, and matrix - hot/cold) in applicable area(s). - Maintain a clean work area. - Follow all Food Safety and BRC rules. - 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.
ID
2022-4885
Shift(s)
1st Shift
Work Location : Location US-IL-Peoria
Calihan Pork Processors, an American Foods Group company, has an opportunity for an On-the-job Trainer at our plant in Peoria, IL. You must have the ability to work in a fast-paced manufacturing environment with a dedication to quality.    Summary Responsible for on-the-job training including side-by-side training for assigned new hires and retraining transferred existing employees.   As our On-the-job Trainer, you will: - Train new hires and existing employees to perform assigned position(s) within established guidelines and timeframe. - Assist and work with the production trainer. - Participate in creating standardized training approaches and materials. - Enforce all company-required safety policies and procedures. - Monitor new hires’ work practices for safety and quality workmanship. - Comply with all company policies and procedures and safety requirements, including documentation of attendance. - Submit all required administrative paperwork and reports on schedule. - Attend and participate in meetings as required to identify training needs. - Achieve new hire retention goal. - 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.
ID
2022-4857
Shift(s)
1st Shift
Work Location : Location US-IL-Peoria
Position: Quality Assurance Manager Working Location: Peoria, IL   Calihan Pork Processors, Inc. is a pre-rigor pork processing company and a leading U.S. fresh sausage supplier who is wholly owned by American Foods Group, LLC. Working at Calihan Pork Processors gives you the unique opportunity to become part of a large, growing company that maintains a down-to-earth atmosphere where the CEO knows you by name. We remain a family business, with a long tradition of providing quality raw materials for companies that utilize our pork for finished, value-added, products. Our customers are out partners, not our competition. Calihan Pork Processors is a place where you can develop your career to the fullest, while working in a friendly environment.   We are seeking a full-time, Quality Assurance Manager to join our team in Peoria, IL whose main responsibilities will include: - Communicate and work with customer and suppliers in addition to production supervisors and leads. - Liaison with USDA inspectors. - Develop, implement, and audit effectiveness of food safety management systems. - Maintain and expand on current plant standards to comply with the BRC Global Standards. - Lead crisis management: product withdrawal, recall and potential food borne illnesses. - Facilitate food safety meetings, audits, and documentation. - Take part in weekly management meetings discussing overall business and challenges/improvements that need to be focused on. - Account for tools and other potentially dangerous equipment that are distributed daily. - Monitor mixing for products/ingredients for tampering, foreign objects, and accuracy. - Manage non-compliances and assess root causes and provide suggested corrective actions. - Maintaining customer complaints and product complaints. - Manage QA Supervisors/Techs. - Conduct trainings for QA employees. - Handle all issues pertaining to the quality, labeling and disposition of products. - Monitors and evaluates Quality Control personnel as it relates to their job description. - Answer issues with government regulatory personnel. - Monitors pest program. - Follow all food safety, quality and BRC rules. - Conduct active Food Security and Defense surveillance. - 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. Marginal Functions: - Develop and maintain effective employee relations. - Professional team building: - Encourage teamwork and learning. - Maintain a helpful and professional attitude and appearance. - Monitor the cleanliness of the work area. - Ensure all Food Safety, BRC and Safety policies are followed. - Ensure all employees are wearing proper PPE specific to their job areas. - Active Food Security and Defense surveillance inside the facility and its operations.
ID
2022-4644
Shift(s)
1st Shift
Work Location : Location US-IL-Peoria
Position: Fabrication Supervisor Working Location: Peoria, IL   Calihan Pork Processors, LLC. is a pre-rigor pork processing company and a leading U.S. fresh sausage supplier who is wholly owned by American Foods Group, LLC. Working at Calihan Pork Processors gives you the unique opportunity to become part of a large, growing company that maintains a down-to-earth atmosphere where the CEO knows you by name. We remain a family business, with a long tradition of providing quality raw materials for companies that utilize our pork for finished, value-added, products. Our customers are our partners, not our competition. Calihan Pork Processors is a place where you can develop your career to the fullest, while working in a friendly environment.    Summary: The Fabrication Supervisor is responsible for coordinating and supervising daily activities of the Line Leads throughout the assigned production process to ensure efficient production of wholesome quality products, the safety of our staff and that employees follow established rules and procedures.    As our Fabrication Supervisor, you will: - Maintain high production, quality, and yields while ensuring the safest working environment possible. - Ensure every position is filled before start-up of production line. - Oversee team members and job rotation to facilitate ergonomics. - Ensure all workstations have passed USDA Inspection. - Promote safety on a daily basis. - Oversee various fabrication operations and problem solve alongside other supervisors. - Provide continuous education on the importance of quality. - NOTE: this job 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.
ID
2022-4643
Shift(s)
1st Shift
Work Location : Location US-IL-Peoria
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)   Wages: $17.00 per hour + Incentive   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.
ID
2022-4605
Shift(s)
1st Shift