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Work Location : Location US-IL-Peoria
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 Technician to join our team in Peoria, IL whose main responsibilities will include: - Monitoring of Procedures including Pre-operational sanitation, Product Temperatures, Zero Tolerance Checks, Metal Detector Checks, and Label Verifications. - Overseeing tools, utensils and other potentially dangerous equipment that are distributed daily. - Monitoring mixing for products/ingredients for tampering, foreign objects, and accuracy. - Managing non-compliances and assess root causes and provide suggested corrective actions. - Ensuring all Food Safety, SQF, and Safety policies are followed. - Making sure all employees are wearing proper PPE specific to their job areas and maintaining a clean work environment. - Actively surveying Food Security and Defense procedures inside the facility and its operations. Please 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
2021-3628
Shift(s)
1st Shift
Work Location : Location US-IL-Peoria
Position: Quality Assurance Manager 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 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: - Verify and file daily HACCP and QA documents. - 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
2021-3568
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)   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
2021-3243
Shift(s)
1st Shift