Poultry Waste Crew Operator (GG2) in Wakefield NE

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Michael Foods
Poultry Waste Crew Operator (GG2)
Job ID: 
Wakefield NE
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Job Types:
Production Worker, Wastewater

Job Details


Michael Foods, Inc. is a leader in the food processing and distribution industry with business in egg products, refrigerated grocery and potato products. We offer exciting job possibilities throughout our organization where you can enhance your career, sharpen your talents and make an impact. Join our company and be part of an innovative team that’s First in Food.


  1. Responsible for timely and efficient removal of poultry wastes and working closely with driver when loading truck.
  2. Responsible for maintenance of pinch roller, scrapers (to include front scrapers, where applicable), augers, overhead stands & take up tubes.
  3. Responsible for notifying house person of water leaks and the location.
  4. Responsible for maintaining all manure belts as needed, and notifying supervisor of any problems.
  5. Must use the lock-out/tag-out program.
  6. Responsible at all times for following and enforcing the Bio-Security Policy.
  7. Responsible at all times for using safety measures.
  8. May be responsible to operate tractor/spreader as needed.
  9. Must clean overhead rollers as needed.
  10. Must unwrap manure belts as needed.
  11. Pick up mortality from houses as needed. (only at HP & BR)
  12. Help maintenance fix belts as needed.
  13. Maintain and turn in a daily log sheet for each house pulled. Report any problem areas.
  14. Responsible for working weekends, holidays and overtime as needed when pulling.
  15. May be responsible for locking all rear doors if pulling after house person’s shift is over. (Only at HP & BR)
  16. Adhere to safe work practices, follow GMP’s, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained. Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety.
  17. Travel to and work at multiple locations.
  18. Adhere to all safety policies and procedures.
  19. Perform other duties as assigned.
  20. Follow all UEP (United Egg Producers) Animal Welfare Program guidelines.



    No prior experience or training.


    Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations.


    Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers.


    Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


    Licenses, certificates, and registrations required:

    None required


    Specific skills and abilities required that are not included in other sections:

    1. Free of any breathing or asthmatic conditions, dusty and aromatic conditions prevail.
    2. Self motivated with a willingness to learn.
    3. Able to work independently.
    4. Effective communication skills, verbal and written and keeping open lines of communication with supervisor and co-workers in the waste removal and production departments.
    5. Good mechanical knowledge for Preventative Maintenance.
    6. Ability to communicate in English



Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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