Meat Deboning workers

Meat Deboning workers
Beefcor – Pretoria, Gauteng

Job details
Job Type
Experience:food industry, 1 year (Required)
Location:Pretoria West, Gauteng (Required)

Full Job Description
Special notes and considerations
ONLY short listed candidates will be contacted.
As directed by Beefcor policy, applicants must note that further checks will be conducted once they are shortlisted and that their appointment is subject to positive outcomes on these checks, which may include qualification verification, criminal records, credit records and previous employment.
Beefcor is currently looking to employ workers in their deboning plant. Various positions are available such as meat baggers, meat packers and semi skilled meat trimmers.
The general labourer position uses knives and other hand tools to perform packing, bagging, cutting, trimming, hanging and deboning of beef carcasses in a production processing environment.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
– Process product according to operating procedures and quality expectations.
– Observe company rules and regulations
– Rotate to other similar positions as assigned by Supervision
– Willing and capable of working overtime as required
– Able to work around various cleaning chemicals
– Ability to work with tools, like scissors, knives and/or power tools for the duration of the shift.
Required characteristics
– Be able to follow rules and orders
– Arm and hand steadiness
– Finger dexterity
– Core strength to pick up meat
– Must be able to carry heavy objects
– Must be able to work in cold conditions
– Good communicator
– Listening skills
– Honesty and Integrity
– Must be able to work effectively and efficiently
– Must know to safely handle a knife and sharp objects
– To be able to undergo continuous training and evaluation
– Exceptional personal hygiene practices
Working conditions (including but not limited to)
– Majority of work hours are spent indoors working in a cold, wet and loud environment.
– Must be able to work in a stationary position, on feet for the entire shift
– Must wear and use protective and safety equipment required for the job as directed by the Company
– Prolonged standing
– Push/pull actions
– Bend from the waist or bend legs to reach lower shelves/boxes
– Ability to tolerate varying temperatures (coolers/freezers)
– Ability to identify clearly bar codes, shelf tags, expiration dates, invoices
– Peripheral vision and depth perception.
– Work may include lifting (up to 40kg), reaching, bending and pushing of boxes
– Exposure to hazardous equipment such as saws, cleavers, knifes, slicers and band saws
– Are sometimes exposed to contaminants, such as cleaning solvents
– Ability to climb steps and to access and egress through production environment.
Job Type: Contract
food industry: 1 year (Required)
Pretoria West, Gauteng (Required)
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