General Production Worker

  • Valley Proteins, Inc.
  • 9300 Johnson Road, Strawberry Plains, TN 37871, USA
  • 09/10/2019
Full time General Labor

Job Description

Are you a driven professional that prides yourself on your work ethic and desire to move forward in your career? Take advantage of this career with an established, successful organization that will provide you with a greater sense of accomplishment and room to grow.

We are looking for a General Production Worker to join our Knoxville, TN team. This is a pivotal role where you will be responsible for supporting management with the smooth operation of all plant related activities while following all safety and company policies.

As a member of the team, you can expect:

  • Competitive pay - $600/week
  • Great Benefits – medical, dental, vision, profit sharing, paid time off
  • $500-$1000 annual contribution towards healthcare
  • 3% guaranteed contribution to your 401(k) account
  • Training and growth – You will receive intensive training for your role with a dedicated trainer. Skilled performers are taught how to operate other machines around the facility.
  • Advancement – As you learn new skills you will be eligible for raises and with time you may have the opportunity to advance into a lead or supervisory role.

If you have the following, Valley Proteins want to hear from you:

  • Experience in an industrial environment a plus
  • Ability to read and write
  • Ability to climb stairs and silos frequently
  • Ability to stand for entire shift and work overhead

Responsibilities:

  • Keep plant running smoothly by loading, unloading animal by-products, and unstopping conveyors when necessary
  • Maintain clean equipment and a clean working area
  • Keep floor drains cleaned out and covers on drains
  • Paint, and perform other duties as assigned

Don’t let this opportunity pass you by!  Apply now!

About the Company:  Since 1949, Valley Proteins, Inc. has been a leader in recycling used cooking oils and animal by-products into high-quality ingredients for biodiesel, livestock feed, and pet foods. Our focus is on customer service and protecting our environment for a sustainable future.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to the individual's race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, status as a military veteran or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.