Tyson Foods Grinder Operator in Columbia, South Carolina

Grinder Operator

Posted Date 6/7/2018

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Req Id 55025964

Days Operatives Columbia SC Columbia Plant 29201


Relocation No

Pay Type non-exempt

Position ID 10971516

Employment Type FULL-TIME


This position is responsible for operating machinery to ensure the continuous flow of product thru the production process. Responsible for monitoring and adjusting machine settings as needed and notifying supervisor if machines should require maintenance while maintaining a safe work environment and adhering to Tyson policies and procedures.


This position requires assisting the main machine operator in his her duties, loading and unloading the machines, keeping work area clean, record purchase orders, temperatures, and other information as directed by their supervisor. Position requires proper inspection of vats used in the process. Also requires mixing ingredients according to customer recipes, and must be willing to lift products up to 70 in lbs in weight. Also involves opening bags of ingredients and pouring into bins for batching. Position performs periodic inspections of equipment to ensure proper operation. Jobs are fast pace and require repetitive motion. Position will work in cold environment with temperatures of at least 40 degrees and also a wet environment.


This facility works 7 days a week Sunday - Saturday. Must be willing to work weekends and overtime as necessary. Willing to accommodate shift start time changes as necessary. All job offers are based on the conditions that the candidate can provide proof of authorization to work legally within the US and pass a urinalysis screening which is part of the post-offer health assessment.

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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Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.