Manufacturing - Packaging - Entry Level - Will Train! - Bilingual

All new hires eligible for a $1000 signing bonus & up to $14 per hour

MPS Egg Farms - Processing Opportunities Available!

MPS Egg Farms' Hi-Grade Egg Producers farm located in Loda, Illinois is hiring for our Processing operations. We offer good pay, steady hours, bonus potential, and a full benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, paid vacation, paid holidays, and other benefits. This is an excellent opportunity for those interested in starting a career in the agricultural industry.

Company Summary

MPS Egg Farms is one of the largest and most reliable shell egg producers in the United States, with roots dating back to 1875. We are currently the 8th largest egg producer in the US, with over 11 million hens.

Position Summary: Processing

According to established processes, procedures, and guidelines this position is required to make boxes, label cartons/cases as assigned, and pack/palletize quality eggs. Flexibility in this role is key due to the fact actual work station assignments may vary according to Processing needs and requirements. Duties include final in-process inspection and ensuring that the correct product is being packaged into the proper cartons, cases, and onto proper pallets. Must ensure continuous and proper flow of product in a safe, accurate, and efficient manner to meet maximum processing speed and to provide a quality product. Must complete sanitation duties following the processing shift. Must strictly adhere to established Biosecurity standards when entering and exiting complex facilities.

Los miembros del equipo que ocupen este puesto inspeccionarán todos los huevos para asegurarse de que cumplen con los requisitos de calidad, sanitarios y reglamentarios. De acuerdo con los procesos, procedimientos y lineamientos establecidos, este puesto está encargado de armar cajas, etiquetar cajas de cartón y cajones cuando sea necesario, y empaquetar/embalar tarimas con huevos de alta calidad. La flexibilidad resulta esencial en este puesto, ya que las asignaciones reales de trabajo pueden variar según las necesidades y los requisitos de procesamiento. Las obligaciones incluyen la inspección final del proceso y asegurarse de que se empaquete el producto correcto en las cajas de cartón, cajones y tarimas correspondientes. Debe garantizar el flujo constante y apropiado de productos de manera segura, precisa y eficiente, para lograr la máxima velocidad de procesamiento y elaborar un producto de calidad. Debe cumplir deberes de saneamiento después de su turno de procesamiento. Debe ceñirse estrictamente a las normas establecidas de seguridad biológica cuando entre y salga de las instalaciones del complejo.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Label boxes per customer specifications and pack/organize graded eggs into boxes per customer orders
  • Load boxes and/or cartons into equipment
  • Manually load egg flats onto conveyor
  • Stack egg flats/boxes on pallets
  • Inspect and remove eggs based upon food safety and quality specifications
  • Monitor date code and inform other operators of illegibility per USDA as required
  • Work in multiple stations with different processing equipment
  • Move line to line as the flow of the product blend changes throughout the shift
  • Keep broken eggs off the floor to eliminate potential slips and falls
  • Keep work area neat and organized and free of trip hazards (banding, pallets, cardboard, etc.)
  • Follow all workplace safety procedures as established
  • Clean-up work area at days end according to established procedures by using chemicals, high-pressure cleaning equipment, simple mechanical tools, and manual scrubbing
  • Assist other co-workers as needed
  • Train new employees as needed
  • Comply with Food Safety and Biosecurity requirements at all times
  • Perform all other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Experience in food packaging, manufacturing, processing plant is helpful, but not required
  • Basic mechanical and math skills, including the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measurements
  • Able to follow spoken and written instructions in English
  • Must be reliable and dependable
  • Able to work a flexible schedule, which may include holidays and extended shift hours
  • Able to work weekends
  • Ability to multi-task efficiently in a fast-paced environment
  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Capable of standing, bending, turning, and/or walking for 8-12 hours per day
  • Ability to comply with the strictest standards for animal welfare and to report incidents of abuse, neglect, or breach of bio-security in order to preserve the health and welfare of our birds

Biosecurity/Animal Welfare

The jobsite is a biosecure environment which requires the strict daily adherence to established biosecurity processes and procedures before entering the facility. Appropriate clothing and footwear coverings are provided by the Company. All employees are required to sign an agreement to avoid any avian species (chickens, ducks, birds, etc.). All employees are required to sign and abide by the Company Biosecurity and Company Animal Welfare Guidelines.

During the current Pandemic, all Team Members are required to wear company issued or authorized facial coverings while at work.

MPS Egg Farms is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

MPS Egg Farms es un empleador que cumple los principios de igualdad de oportunidades.

Experience that would be considered a plus would include: Manufacturing -Packaging - Warehouse - Picker Packer - Production - Food Processing

La experiencia que se consideraría una ventaja incluye: Manufactura - Empaquetado - Almacén - Seleccionar y empaquetar - Producción - Procesamiento de alimentos - Bilingüe en español