Meat Trimmer

Job Description

Company: Buckhead Meat & Seafood of Houston
Location: US-TX-HOUSTON
Zip Code: 77038
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:
Sysco is North America’s largest exclusively owned produce distributor. We purchase unique and seasonal products that support local farms and growers. But we’re much more than just produce. At Sysco, we’re all about People. Passion. Produce! If you want an opportunity to join a company focused on healthy living, environmental stewardship, and growing not only produce but your career, then read on and find what’s waiting for you at Sysco.

Trimmers/Debag , Skinners

Job Summary: The purpose of Trimmers is to assist in the preparation of meat for processing of custom orders and standard inventory items.

Reports to: Production Supervisor           Salary Type: Non-Exempt

Job Functions:

  • Accurately trim to yield specifications as specified by information provided by cut tickets.
  • Provide communication to supervisor of any discrepancies between cutting tickets and normal customer purchases.
  • Pull raw materials and precut inventory according to code dates and report any short shelf-life items to the supervisor.
  • Properly label all products and equipment to conform to all legal and safety regulations.
  • Properly and accurately record all necessary data to produce assigned cutting yield tests.
  • Accurately count product inventory levels and maintain levels set forth by supervisor.
  • Ensure that all product specifications are being met according to guidelines.
  • Maintain work areas in compliance with U.S.D.A.  guidelines.
  • Assemble and tear down any equipment in work area at the beginning and/or end of your shift.
  • Properly clean, store and maintain all knives, scales, etc.  assigned to you.
  • Manage profitability by achieving product yields and meeting deadlines for product readiness.
  • Open Boxes
  • Debag product put in lugs.
  • Use skinner machine when needed.
  • Trim raw materials to specifications.
  • Required to follow all GMP’s and safety regulations.
  • Complete other duties as assigned by management. Responsible for working until relieved by management. This may require working longer than schedule work hours. 

Qualifications:

  • Prior experience with portion cutting (meat, vegetables, etc.)
  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations and conversions to determine amounts and sizes of products needed for orders.

 

Skills Needed:

  • 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.
  • Must be flexible to changing procedures/ priorities.
  • Must be able to tolerate cold conditions.
  • Must be quick and agile.
  • Strong logical reasoning skills
  • Strong understanding of safe work practices.
  • Resultsoriented.
  • Customerservice oriented
  • Detail oriented.

Physical Demands and Working Environment:

       Ability to work in 30 degree temperature for long period of times

-      Ability to stand long period of times.

-      Ability to lift up to 60 lb. boxes.

-      Bending and twisting when loading conveyor and/or packaging equipment.

-      Ability to turn at the waist and place boxes on conveyor.

-      Ability to read specification sheets that come down the line for different orders.

 

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. The ability to touch, feel, manipulate fingers and limbs to operate various processing and material handling equipment is necessary. 

This position requires the candidate to be in refrigerated processing and warehouse areas of 30 degrees.  These areas are cold and wet, and exposure to moving machinery and sharp objects are a regular occurrence.  This is a high noise area. Must pass company drug test and background.

 

 

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