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Pilot Plant Technician
Ref No.: 18-19684
Location: Wichita, Kansas
Job title: Meat Plant Technician
Duration: 3 months then month to month
Hours: M-F 7am to 3 pm
Will overtime be possible (Y/N): Yes
Work Environment: Production
Work address: 300 West 1st Street Wichita Kansas 67202
Dress Code/Required PPE: Jeans, steel toed boots, safety glasses, clean clothing.
Prescreens: Sterling background check, drug screen (5 panel + expanded opiates)

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:
Prepares samples of raw meat in a USDA certified food plant
Operates Meat Plant Equipment including grinders, formers, blenders, and ovens in a safe and efficient manner.
Works with other technicians and scientist to prioritize the daily work load.
Fills out HACCP paperwork and other plant records with minimal errors
Performs routine setup and maintenance on plant equipment
Cleans up work area and picks up trash
Helps to receive and ship product to customers and internal contacts
Helps to maintain a clean processing plant and storage areas including walk in freezers and coolers.
Communicates with scientist via email for scheduling plant projects

Minimum Education Required: GED

Other Required Experience/Qualifications:
Able to routinely lift 60 lb boxes
Willing to work in cold refrigerated and occasionally freezer conditions

Additional Preferred Experience/Qualifications:
2 Years experience operating equipment in a manufacturing environment or some form of butcher shop or deli.
Experience in a meat or food processing plant
Familiar with lockout tag out