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Scalehouse Clerk

Company: McCain Foods
Location: Othello
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Position Title: Scalehouse Clerk

Position Type: Regular - Full-Time

Position Location: Othello

Requisition ID: 8968

SUMMARY

Develops and maintains Field Department data and records. Provides office clerical assistance. Builds relationship with Field Department personnel and growers.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Promotes and adheres to company safety work rules and regulations.
  • Communicates and interacts with Field Department personnel, growers, and truck drivers.
  • Weighs all incoming raw product, records load weights either by stamping or writing down weight, and also weighs outgoing vehicle for tare weight.
  • Computes total volume of raw product delivered by grower and keeps field department records.
  • Cross trains as support for Grower Accountant
  • Enter departmental information into the computer.
  • Knowledge and ability to operate word perfect, Excel, Access, and PC & R.
  • Keeps records according to departmental procedures.
  • Proofreads records or forms.
  • Sorts and files records.
  • Answers telephone and convey messages.
  • Photocopies documents.
  • Reads, writes, and communicates in English.
  • Communicates any problems or changes in production or quality to supervisor and appropriate personnel.
  • Attends and participates in all annual, departmental, and job specific required training.
  • Understands and adheres to the concepts and techniques of the quality process in order to ensure a quality operation.
  • Keeps area clean and orderly in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs).
  • Helps to build and promote a strong "Teamwork" environment in each individual work group, the Factory, and the Company.
  • Participates in continuous improvement process
  • Must adhere to the McCain Code of Conduct.
  • The employee may be required to successfully complete the orientation and training provided during the first ninety- (90) days of employment.

SCOPE OF AUTHORITY

  • Responsibility to monitor work areas, watch for suspicious behavior and report any concerns regarding unidentified visitors and/or unauthorized personnel.
  • Authority to question and take appropriate measures regarding the safety of themselves, other employees, products, and equipment.
  • Responsibility of maintaining a high standard of cleanliness throughout the food processing facility, especially where any raw or finished product is produced.
  • Authority to report and/or eliminate hazards to the safety of the food that is produced in the facility.

REQUIRED TRAINING

  • McCain Safety Policy/Accident Reporting
  • Annual HACCP/GMP's Training
  • Annual Sexual Harassment Awareness Training
  • Plant Emergency Evacuation Training/Emergency Response
  • Right-To-Know
  • Lockout-Tag out
  • Ladder Safety
  • Fall Protection/PPE's
  • Confined Space
  • Hot Work
  • Blood-borne Pathogens
  • Key-Element Training
  • Crisis Management
  • MCE Training
  • Other Training as Required

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

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 to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions or diagram forms. Ability to recognize and troubleshoot problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES

  • Basic Computer Skills Required (Data Entry; Outlook; Excel; and Word).
  • Ability to learn Computer Systems (Potato Contract & Receiving and Grower Management System).
  • 10-Key Calculator.
  • Fax Machine.
  • Copy Machine.
  • Excellent Phone Skills.
  • Excellent Communication Skills both orally and written.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

POTENTIAL HAZARDS AND ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS

  • Mechanical (potential for and injury due to moving forklift, wrapping machine, conveyor belt, and boxcar floor.)
  • Electrical
  • Chemicals (cleaning)g
  • Fumes, odors, box fiber dust
  • Mist/steam
  • Falls
  • Wet or slippery surfaces
  • Vibration
  • Noise (ear protective devices required)
  • Knife (cutting bands on caser bundles)
  • Concrete floors, uneven footing
  • Stair steps/ladder
  • Inside temperature: 10-32 degrees F
  • Product jacks

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace. As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger.

McCain is an accessible employer. If you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

Your privacy is important to us. By submitting personal data or information to us, you agree this will be handled in accordance with the Global Privacy Policy

Job Family: Agriculture; Manufacturing

Division: NA Potato

Department: Agriculture Field Potatoes

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Company: McCain Foods USA, Inc.

Keywords: McCain Foods, Yakima , Scalehouse Clerk, Other , Othello, Washington

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