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Materials Handler / Vacuum Cooler Operator (Waterbug/Vac)

Miami, OK
Production Supervisor
Date of Opening:
January 20, 2020
Starting Pay:

This is a full time position with benefits. Vacuum cooler experience preferred. Must be able to read and write in English.


To perform this jobsuccessfully, the individual must be able to perform essential duties in asatisfactory manner. The requirements listed below are representative of theknowledge, skills, and abilities required for this position. Reasonableaccommodations may be made to ensure individuals with disabilities are able toperform appropriate work functions.


EssentialDuties and Responsibilities:

Responsible for the product vacuumprocessing, and storage in compliance with FDA/USDA, and JM Foods rules andregulations. Effectively communicates in order to drive productivity by Foodsdemands. Maintains inventory records and requisitions of product as necessaryto meet delivery schedules. Evaluates products to maintain organizationalstandards.  Communicates with supervisors to coordinate activities betweendepartments. Manages and utilizesvarious production reports. Interprets, understands, and manages reportswithin responsible area such as Product temperature, Quality, etc.  Meetsproduction requirements while maintaining appropriate speed and efficiencyensuring quality products. Accomplishes all paperwork in accordance withestablished time frames or record keeping requirements.


SecondaryDuties and Responsibilities:

Promotes a safe work environmentas well as meets safety requirements complying with all policies or regulationsset forth by JM Foods, OSHA, or various government agencies concerning safety,environment, handling of food products, packaging, ingredients and any relateditems. Creates a continuous improvementculture:  Fosters a continuous improvement culture for their directreports. Ensures operations are being performed appropriately in order toimprove processes and to continually find ways to drive out waste. Applies LEANconcepts and procedures to the day-to-day production operations. Accomplishesquality performance which meets or exceeds all line, department, facility,company, and USDA/FDA guidelines or grading process for a total quality programand customer relations. Communicates atall levels in order to meet production expectations: Collaborates withthe functional areas of operations such as Human Resources, Safety,Maintenance, Quality Assurance, Shipping, etc. Communicates at all levels tomaximize processing of the highest quality product at the lowest cost possible.


Requirementsand Skills:

-Must be at least eighteenyears of age

-High school diploma orequivalent

-Must be able to work in acold environment as well as weekends and holidays

-Must be able to work longhours

-Ability to adhere closelyto SOP’s

-Must be able to lift aminimum of fifty pounds

-Proven abilities to workindependently and productively with limited supervision and collaboratively aspart of a team

-Self-motivation andhonesty



-Vacuum cooler experience preferred.

-Read and write in English.



The physical demandsdescribed here are representative of those that must be met by an employee tosuccessfully perform the essential functions of this job. The physicalrequirements listed below are rated on a percentage per workday basis.  Reference is made according to the terms"Seldom" (1-19%), "Occasional" (20-39%),"Frequent" (40-79%), and "Continuous" (80-100%). 

   -STANDING/WALKING: Continuous

   -SITTING: Seldom


   -PUSHING/PULLING: Continuous


   -HANDLING: Continuous

   -BENDING/STOOPING: Occasional

   -KNEELING: Occasional

   -CLIMBING: Seldom

The work environmentcharacteristics described here are representative of those an employeeencounters while performing the essential functions of this job.   



This is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of theduties and responsibilities of the job described, but is intended to describethe general nature of the job, and does not restrict the manager’s right toassign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. JMFarms is an agricultural farm that maintains a 7 day a week and 365 day a yearmushroom growing operation. Benefits include health insurance, 401K, vacation,and earned time.

You may also apply inperson at JM Farms, Inc. 7001 S. Hwy. 69A Miami, OK 74354.