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Fish Scaler

Houston, Texas
Warehouse


Job Description

Company: Buckhead Meat of Houston Louisiana Seafood
Location: US-TX-Houston
Zip Code: 77038
Minimum Level of Education: Not Applicable
Minimum Years of Experience: 0-1
Position Type:
Travel Percentage: 0

 

Fish Scaler

http://www.buckheadmeat.com

 

OVERVIEW:The fish scaler is responsible for assisting the Meat Cutters and Sr. Meat Cutters in processing of custom orders and standard inventory items.

 

DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

Each employee is responsible for the food safety and quality of our products.

 

  • Scales fish products to meet customer specs. 
  • Identify and scale species of whole fish in an accurate and timely manner
  • Clean, scrape and trim fish for processing
  • Separate fish and byproducts into specified containers; seal and label appropriately
  • Ensure proper and safe use of equipment.
  • Identify product by species and freshness.
  • Learn proper grade and specification of species for customer orders

 

OTHER FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES                     

 

  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • To know and understand the company’s safety and health goals and the objectives.  Assist the company in achieving these goals by participating in the safety program.
  • To help develop and follow all safe work practices.
  • To give a written report of unsafe conditions or unsafe acts to management.
  • To report all accidents, injuries or illnesses to my supervisor immediately.

 

 REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

 

  •  Entry level, some seafood experience preferred, not required  
  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations and conversions to determine amounts and sizes of products needed for orders.
  • Ability to read, write and communicate in the English language.
  • Ability to adjust to sudden changes in customer demands or operational goals.
  • Commitment to work until job is completed.
  • Interacts well with others. Good team player.
  • Results-oriented.
  • Customer-service oriented
  • Detail oriented. 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT

 

Physical strength to lift and maneuver 50-60 pounds.  Standing, stooping and climbing are regular activities for this employee.  Employee must have the ability to negotiate throughout the production and warehouse areas unassisted without disrupting regular production and warehousing activities.  Normal levels of eyesight and hearing after correction.  Color vision is required.  The ability to touch, feel, manipulate fingers and limbs to operate various processing and material handling equipment is necessary.  The ability to smell is required, in order to detect levels of wholesomeness and spoilage. 

 

This position requires the candidate to be in refrigerated processing and warehouse areas.  These areas are cold and wet and exposure to moving machinery and sharp surfaces are a regular occurrence.  This is a high noise area.

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

Sysco is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

 

 

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

 

Sysco is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

 

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

Employment Type: Full Time

ReqID: 78030