Seaboard Triumph Foods Heparin Tech - C Shift in Sioux City, Iowa

SUMMARY: This position will be responsible to operate the Mucosa/Heparin area, trouble shoot and provide information to maintenance. The role will run the harvest from start to finish and communicate with operations on processes, and audit for leakage that would result in yield losses.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following: Other duties may be assigned.

  • Able to complete administrative tracking documentation.

  • Keep records and history throughout the process.

  • Must know the process from the harvest to the reactor stage, all temperatures, and panel readings within the system.

  • Be able to read all meters within the system.

  • Understand the difference between raw and cooked peptone plus which storage tanks are used.

  • Understand how to pump finished product into the containers and how to build a pallet to ship.

  • Must be able to use simple measuring tools for stages in the process.

  • Must have solid understanding of all chemicals, their usage in pounds or gallons, MSDS sheets and must place orders for chemicals in a timely manner when needed.

  • Maintain customer contact numbers for any trouble shooting needs or questions that occur throughout the process.

  • Must provide daily pass down information either through written or verbal communication at shift change.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the work environment, knowledge, skill, and/or ability required or preferred. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High School Diploma with one (1) year experience in a fresh pork processing facility working in the Mucosa area preferred or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and interpret documents in the English language such as safety files, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Must be able to effectively communicate with production and management personnel.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to apply mathematical applications to practical situations.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to solve practical problems. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to use computers and all standard programs used by the industry and the ability to learn and effectively use any and all other computer programs that are or will be made available.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be required to move about the facility. The employee is required to sit; use hands to finger; handle; or feel/hold objects; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; speak; hear taste and smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 40 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Must be able to climb ladders and platforms, and enter confined spaces and wear all safety equipment.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to cold/hot and/or humid conditions. The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, cold/hot temperature and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. The work environment includes climate extremes found in all areas of plant operations.

NORMAL WORK SCHEDULE: The hours and days of work are established as needed by operations and at the discretion of management and, while generally as shown below, may be changed (increased or decreased) by management as required.

You must have an acceptable record of attendance and no current disciplinary write-ups.