Feedmill Clean-Up at Koch Foods

Posted in General Business 7 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Chattanooga, Tennessee

Job Description:

In 1985, Koch Foods started as a one-room chicken de-boning and cutting operation with 13 employees. We’ve grown to be one of the top poultry processors in the U.S., but the core of who we are remains unchanged: a team that is adept, reliable and service oriented.

Job Summary:

A Feed Mill Associate is responsible for loading and unloading ingredient trucks, while maintaining organization and cleanliness of work area. Will perform housekeeping activities, general repair of equipment, and quality check ingredients. Also responsible for compliance with all company policies, FSMA regulations, and local, state and federal policies, laws and regulations.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Clean and maintain cleanliness in assigned work area

  • Handle 50+ pound bags of ingredient 

  • Operate industrial grade vacuum

  • Pressure wash

  • Assist with general maintenance repairs as required reporting equipment malfunction to appropriate personnel 

  • Drive Forklift, Sweeper, Tractor and Shuttle Wagon as required

  • Unload incoming trucks

  • Complete and maintain appropriate paperwork and reports as assigned

  • All other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of feed manufacturing equipment, operation and maintenance preferred

  • H.S. Diploma preferred

  • Adhere to Company policies and procedures

  • Ability to work unsupervised

  • Possess sound work ethic, honesty and moral character

Physical/Environmental Factors:

  • Walk and stand majority of the work shift

  • Frequently stoop, kneel, crawl and bend

  • Frequently climb stairs and ladders

  • Lift and carry 50+ pound bags

  • Work in confined spaces

  • Work in dusty, hot environment

  • Work in loud environment requiring ear protection

Benefits after ~30 days of employment:

Benefits: (after approximately 30 days of employment)

  • Health, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Voluntary Life & Disability Insurance

  • 401k Savings Plan (after 1 year of employment)

  • Paid Weekly

  • Paid Time Off

  • Employee Purchase Program

  • Cobra Insurance Cost Reimbursement


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by an employee occupying this position. Employees may be required to perform other related duties as assigned, to ensure workload coverage. This job description does NOT constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee, and is subject to change by the employer as the organizational needs and requirements of the job change.

Koch Foods participates in the E-Verify system and uses all tools made available by the federal government to confirm the employment eligibility of all employees. All applicants are required to provide documentation proving their employment eligibility, and all offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of the E-Verify process. U.S. law requires companies to employ only individuals who may legally work in the United States – either U.S. citizens, or foreign citizens who have the necessary authorization.

Koch Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.