Grinder Operator in Perry, IA at Tyson Foods

Date Posted: 6/29/2018

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Career Description

This position is responsible for entry level non-skilled general labor while maintaining a safe work environment and adhering to Tyson policies and procedures.


Tasks This position is located in inedible rendering. The Team member is responsible for operating the rendering cooker which includes various tasks. These tasks are completed inside and outside during all times of the year. This job requires tasks such as setting up and monitoring augers, starting up and monitoring presses and chokes, steam lines, WHR system, bone bins, pre- breakers, operate cooker, operate Zero Flash Valve, and also cleaning roto screen. Other tasks include maintaining, and operating cooker which includes monitoring flow of product, heat, monitoring product exiting cooker, and monitoring flow of chemicals to cooker products, monitor gearboxes, pre- and post-shift cleaning procedures. Must be willing to occasionally lift of up to 80 pounds manually using a shovel, moderate to heavy pushing pulling and reaching above shoulder level for various tasks. The team member must be willing to stand and walk the entire duration of the shift, The temperature can reach from 80 to 120 degrees depending on the location in the cooking room. Must be able to work assigned shifts and weekends. Must be able to communicate effectively with management. Must be able to read and understand manuals, execute and document work comple


Must have a good safety record and awareness. Good attendance is a must.

Tyson Foods, Inc. voluntarily participates in the E-Verify system and uses all tools made available by the federal government to confirm the employment eligibility of all team members. Persons offered employment with Tyson Foods are required to provide documentation proving their employment eligibility, and all offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of the E-Verify process.

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