Our Mission:

The mission of Gemstone Foods, LLC is to provide the value-added food service and wholesale poultry market with products that exceed our customers’ expectations.  Using the collective poultry experience of our management, we are dedicated to earning the trust of our customers by adhering to strenuous federal and local food and worker safety standards.  We also strive to become a premier employer in the community, enriching the local families of our workers, owners, and business partners.

 

Position Overview

Works in various positions including but not limited to bagging product, placing bags of product in boxes and dumping tubs of product into combos.

 

General Responsibilities & Duties

  • Must adhere to all safety requirements in accordance with your safety training
  • Must work at a pace consistent with the rate and which product fills the baggers
  • Must be willing and able to perform tasks in other areas or departments as directed by members of management

 

Qualifications

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must be able to comprehend simple instructions, and apply common sense
  • Must be able to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations
  • Must be able to multitask and work quickly
  • Must be a team player and be willing to work close to other employees at some stations (less than 3 feet away)
  • Must have good communication skills
  • Must have good hand and eye coordination
  • Must be able to process product according to operating procedures and quality/quantity expectations
  • Must be able to observe equipment operation and notify appropriate personnel of any malfunctions
  • Must be able to maintain a clean and organized work area
  • Must be able to perform other duties as directed

Physical Demands

  • Must be able to work in temperatures below 32 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Must be able to walk or stand for 8-10 hours per day
  • Must be able to withstand the use of your hands, arms and wrists in a repetitive motion for 8-10 hours per day
  • Must be able to bend and/or twist your body as necessary to complete your work assignment
  • Must be able to climb ladders
  • Must be able to kneel, stoop, and/or crouch
  • Must be able to lift 50+ pounds