Meat Packer

Job Description

Company: Buckhead Meat Northeast
Location: US-NJ-Edison
Zip Code: 08837
Minimum Level of Education: High School or Equivalent
Minimum Years of Experience: 0-1
Position Type:
Travel Percentage: 0

 

More information about this job:

 

OVERVIEW:
 

For all of us at the Buckhead Meat Companies, Buckhead Pride is much more than our brand… it is how we conduct our business. We take great pride in the products we make, the farmers and packers we buy from, and the customers that we service. We are also proud of our dedicated team of professionals that are passionate about delivering quality and consistency.  Buckhead has been through many milestones, including an ownership change to become part of the Sysco Corporation in 1999, but our mission has never wavered. To this day we focus on quality, treat our employees, customers and suppliers with fairness and respect, and continue to create products that represent value. Buckhead has grown to one of the largest, most reputable brands for high quality proteins in the nation, but our business will always be one built on relationships of trust...one customer at a time.

 

JOB SUMMARY

 

The packager is responsible for the accurate and efficient packaging of meat into appropriate pack sizes and boxes.

 

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS

Employees receive a copy of Buckhead Beef’s organizational reporting structure at time of hire. It is also posted in the training room.

 

DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

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

  • Accurately package product into vacuum packaging and then box product into the packaging configuration indicated on the cut ticket. 
  • Safely operate various types and configurations of packaging machine.
  • Able to lift 50 pounds.
  • Ensure all product is stamped with the production date.
  • Ensure all product is passed through the end of line metal detector. 
  • Provide communication to supervisor of any discrepancies between cutting tickets and normal customer purchases.
  • Properly label all products and equipment to conform to all legal and safety regulations.
  • Properly and accurately distribute products to assigned containers or conveyors for packaging.
  • Ensure that all product specifications are being met according to guidelines.
  • Maintain work areas in compliance with HACCP and Sysco Corp. guidelines.
  • Properly clean, store and maintain all knives, scales, etc. assigned to the employee. 
 
OTHER FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Know and understand the company’s safety, food safety, and health goals and their objectives.  Assist the company in achieving these goals by participating in the safety program.
  • Help develop and follow all safe work practices.
  • Report all non-compliances, accidents, injuries or illnesses to supervisor immediately.
 
TRAINING

GMPs: Promoting Personal Hygiene

Overview of HACCP Basics

GMPs: Effective Hand Washing Techniques

Basic Food Facility Security

Foodborne Illness & Employee Reporting

Job/task performance

Preventing Food Contamination

Annual refresher training

 

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

 

Buckhead Meat Northeast 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