Business Unit Overview
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.
Michael Foods, Inc. located in Wakefield, Nebraska is known as
the Baseball Capital of Nebraska. Milton G. Waldbaum and Dan
Gardner founded our egg-processing business in 1950 here in
Wakefield. Our location raises chickens and produces tankers of
liquid egg to be consumed by our processing facilities.
Employee is responsible for the husbandry of birds and egg
production. Employee makes sure birds have the adequate temperature
and lighting, feeding and water and a clean environment. Daily
tasks include, cleaning, pulling mortality and keeping water
readings as well as production flow. Responsible for keeping daily
charts on water, temperatures and maintenance under the UEP
Guidelines and Animal Care.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES :
* Operates 1- house * Responsible for making sure the chickens
have adequate water, feed, and proper temperatures maintained. *
Responsible for disinfecting ones house. * Responsible for
maintaining and operating medication pumps. * Responsible for
poultry house breast guard clip install. * Keep layer house clean.
* Assist with maintenance as needed. * Responsible for keeping
daily charts on water, temperatures and maintenance under the UEP
Guidelines and Animal Care. * Must work closely supervisor and
maintenance. * Responsible for weighing birds and collecting case
weights weekly. * Keep all feed chains and egg belts working at all
times. * Keep egg savers working at all times. * Keep egg
collectors clean & adjusted at all times * Keep egg roll-offs clean
and adjusted at all times. * Replace all burned out light bulbs. *
Keep all catwalks clean. * Keep all birds in allowed permitted
space ( off the floor ) * Keep all fans, screens and motors clean
and protected with shields. * Responsible for removing all dead
chickens and counting them daily. * Responsible to monitor
mortality (report increase promptly to supervisor or lead). *
Responsible to monitor egg loss. * Maintain and replace water
regulators, egg rollers, sprockets, feed chains and header shear
pins as needed. * Maintenance work must be done immediately, if
major problems arises contact supervisor. * Keep the floor under
units clean. * Report anything out of the ordinary to maintenance
or supervisor. * Adhere to safe work practices, 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. * Travel to and work
at multiple locations. * Adhere to all safety policies and
procedures. * Perform other duties as assigned.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS :
No prior experience or training.
Ability to read a limited number of two-and three-syllable words
and to recognize similarities and differences between words and
between series of numbers. Ability to print and speak simple
Ability to add and subtract digit numbers.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out
instructions furnished in oral form. Ability to deal with problems
involving one concrete variable in standardized situations.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, REGISTRATIONS:
Licenses, certificates, and registrations required:
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES :
Specific skills and abilities required that are not included in
* Free of any breathing or asthmatic conditions, dusty and
aromatic conditions prevail. Must able to pass pulmonary functions
test and fit tested. * Ability to lift 20 lbs. in each hand and
carry it for at least 250 feet. * Ability to be in various
positions, bending, kneeling and crawling, climbing, etc * Have the
full use of all limbs * Have basic math skills. * Be able to work
individually or with a team with minimal supervision. * Be able to
work weekends, holidays and over time as needed. * Must be able to
pass and follow Lock Out Tag Out.