Tyson Foods KP Maintenance Operator - KP - External in Newbern, Tennessee

KP Maintenance Operator - KP - External

Posted Date 9/14/2018

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Req Id 55320109

Days Operatives Newbern TN Newbern Plant 38059


Relocation No

Pay Type non-exempt

Position ID 11375224

Employment Type FULL-TIME


This position is responsible for operating machinery to ensure the continuous flow of product thru the production process and insuring proper ingredients supplies are being used on the line. 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.


Responsible for setting KP machine, clamping, gather, code dating, diameter and registration. Responsible for preventative maintenance and assisting maintenance personnel in repair of KP machines, while also adhering to good safety practices, food safety policies, and company policies. Sending chub to chiller as well as checking weights, registration, and roll codes. Set up tear down of KP machines for production. Changing film up to 60 lbs as needed. Responsible for strip outs and defective chubs. Responsible for draining water from bottom of KPs. Responsible for minor machine repairs when problems arrive, if possible. Informing qualified maintenance person in identifying problem with machine. Responsible on weekends for greasing all machines, oil all rollers, greasing motor pumps, adding oil to gear boxes, adding oil to all air oilers and assisting maintenance with major repairs in KP department. Must follow all SSOP and HACCP guidelines. Must be able to work cycles in less than 30 seconds. Must be able to work on and around machinery and chemicals. Perform various other tasks as assigned by Leadperson, Supervisor or Superintendent. Management will appoint a trained designee to fill in for absentees and vacancies. A


Must have at least 3 months previous manufacturing work experience with a single employer within the last 12 months. Must have a minimum of 6 months cumulative industrial maintenance experience or equivalent training. *If the TM awarded this position reaches 6 attendance occurrences while holding this position, they will be automatically disqualified from their position and will be moved to labor pool within the department. They will then have 60 days in which to bid out of Labor Pool.*

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