Production Worker - 1st Shift or 2nd Shift

  • 4020 Newlon Rd, Fort Smith, AR 72904, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Founded more than 80 years ago, OK Foods has evolved from a livestock and poultry feed manufacturer to one of the world’s largest fully-integrated chicken producers. In November 2011, OK Foods was integrated into Industrias Bachoco located in Celaya, Mexico. Today, the OK Foods family includes more than 4,000 team members who are dedicated to producing consistently high-quality chicken products and nourishing people around the world. Learn more at www.okfoods.com.

Job Description

Summary  Performs various, unskilled production labor duties at any/all Foods locations as assigned by Supervisor by performing the following duties.                                          

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

 

Works at assigned work station or other work stations with equivalent job requirements as production needs require and as assigned by supervisor.

 

Fills in for other production employees with lesser or equivalent job requirements due to absences, vacations, production needs, etc.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities                                               

 

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

 

Competencies                                           

 

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

 

Interpersonal Skills - Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control.

 

Oral Communication - Listens and gets clarification.

 

Diversity - Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences.

 

Ethics - Treats people with respect; Works with integrity and ethically.

 

Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures.

 

Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.

 

Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.

 

Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions ; Uses equipment and materials properly.

 

Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

 

Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.

Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Qualifications

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 with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and/or Experience                                              

 

No prior experience or training.

 

Language Skills                                          

 

Ability to read a limited number of two- and three-syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers.  Ability to print and speak simple sentences.

 

Mathematical Skills                                                

 

Ability to count.

 

Reasoning Ability                                       

 

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one- or two-step instructions.  Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.

 

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 70 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and depth perception.

 

Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles and extreme cold. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Additional Information

OK Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer to include minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities.

IMPORTANT: TO APPLY – We invite you to complete an electronic application for employment at the OK Foods/Bachoco career site to be considered for this position at www.okfoods.com.  PLEASE CLICK ON THE BELOW LINK OR CUT AND PASTE INTO YOUR BROWSER:

www.okfoods.com/careers