Smithfield Foods
Grain Elevator Operator - Wilson NC
At a glance
Location: US-NC-Wilson Map
Posted: 10/02/2019
Closing: 11/01/2019
Degree: High School
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Smithfield Foods
Job description

Summary:  Trained to tend, operate and oversee all ofthe operator areas within the mill (i.e. receiving, batching, production floor,loadout, etc.) to assure compliance with established procedures relative toquality, productivity and safety by performing the following duties.




ESSENTIAL DUTIES ANDRESPONSIBILITIES:  include thefollowing.  Other duties may be assigned.


  • Operate loading/unloading equipment to ship orreceive grain products.

  • Inspect grain facilities daily to ensure equipmentmaintains proper condition of stored grains.

  • Help facility manager schedule logistics as theypertain to inbound and outbound grain.

  • Maintain and handle inventories to maximize SFDprofitability including grain movements, condition, blending of grain/grainproducts.

  • Identify any problems or improvements and work withfacility manager to find solutions.

  • Deal proficiently with customers on a daily basis.
  • Assist in implementing any specific work or safetyprograms set forth by SFD.

  • Responsible for being in compliance with allenvironmental laws and procedures to which Smithfield Foods and Smithfield HogProduction subscribes.

  • Report all environmental issues immediately tosupervisor.

  • Read and understand the company’s emergencynotification process and will be responsible for reviewing that policy at theirwork site.

  • Report to work on all scheduled work days.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by manager.

Job requirements

Education and/orExperience Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Able to understand and comply with all safetypolicies and practices

  • Verbal and written communication, interpersonalskills.

  • Effective communication with grain customers.

  • Ability to work independently and in a team.

  • Available to work extended weekday and weekend hoursduring grain harvest seasons.

  • Able to sit, stand, walk, climb up and down ladders.

  • Able to work in areas of considerable height.

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds

  • Routinely exposed to moving mechanical parts;outside weather conditions. 

  • Must be able to tolerate cold, heat, grain dust,grain/mill odors, and noisy conditions.

  • Mustbe able to frequently climb over, under, and around elevator areas.

  • Mustbe able to walk and stand on concrete and unpaved areas for longer periods oftime.

  • Mustbe able to lift up 50 lbs on a limited basis.

  • Mustbe supportive of the mission of producing and maintaining high quality grain.

  • Mustbe tolerable and willing to learn and perform the different areas of the grainstorage process.

  • Mustbe able to tolerate grain dust, frequently noisy conditions.

  • Must be able to work in a stressfulenvironment.

  • Must be able to tolerate extreme ranges ofseasonal temperatures (hot to cold).

  • Must be able to work effectively with othersin a team environment.

  • Must be able to work week-ends and holidays.

Grain Elevator Operator - Wilson NC