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Company: Schreiber Foods
Location: Stephenville, TX
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Food, Beverage


Job Category: Manufacturing/Operations Job Family: Plant Production Work Shift: Gray Night (United States of America) Job Description:


Position Title: Knockdown

Post Date: 02/10/2020

Shift: Gray Nights 7p-7a

Opening(s) 1

Pull Date: 02/17/2020

Division: Stephenville

Full Time:

Department/Location: Shred

Title of Immediate Leader: Shred Team Leader\Team Advisor

Replacement For:

Class: Hourly

Base Rate: 05B

Reviewed by: HR Team Leader

Position Purpose:

Supply the various lines with a sufficient supply of cheese to prevent downtime. Main job duties would include knockdown duties. Follow and maintain all related PCP's and GMP's. Facilitate quick changeovers, maintain housekeeping, assist in cleaning, emptying trays and tubs, and assisting where needed. Other duties may be assigned. Overtime required based on Capacity and/or Non-Capacity needs. Work with Leaders and fellow partners to ensure Food Safety and Partner Safety. Understand and execute standard operating procedures relative to position. Perform all PCP and CCP checks required for position. Follow reaction plan for Food Safety, Food Quality and customer requirement outages and by contacting TA/TL.

Essential Functions:

Must follow Good Manufacturing Practices and good housekeeping guidelines. Must follow safety guidelines, wear designated Personal Protective Equipment, and meet OSHA safety requirements.

Must be able to identify and understand customer requirements. Must be able to read and under stand production orders.

Open 640's, 40 # blocks, and 1200 pound totes for use on the various productions lines. Strip plastic lining, clean off mold, and cut to manageable size.

Use trim for shredding by blending according to production needs and breaking up trim to proper size.

Maintain housekeeping. Empty cardboard tubs and other trash into there proper receptacles when necessary. Operate trash compactor. Scrape cheese.

Stack steel cartons, wood sides tops and bottoms, build wood boxes for shipping spring and steel parts in, and band or shrink wrap all materials into safe manageable stacks or bundles.

Must be able to use a calculator and calculate cheese usage needs from order to order based on number of 640s, 40# blocks or totes are need to complete order.

Learn how to operate and setup forklift, trim barrels, cutter, and shredders. Must learn to scan cheese and trim properly and fix harp wires, buckets, rods, and pins.

Assist in color, size and style changes, remove product, empty trays and tubs and assist in cleanup of equipment.

Maintain Process Control Points, record data accordingly.

Must be able to bend over, squat, twist, stoop, and regularly lift 50# during the performance of work duties.

Non-Essential Functions: (Occasional duties not included above).

Work to correct unsafe conditions.

Work to correct unsanitary conditions.

Continue to improve productivity, raw material waste, and service (TQC2).

NOTE: If you change shift, and/or department you must reschedule your vacation accordingly.

Educational/Experience/Skills Required: (Minimum Level)


X High School Diploma/G.E.D.

Associate Degree

Technical School



Bachelor's Degree

Master's Degree


Type: Production

Number of Years: N/A Seniority Based


Must be able to demonstrate the ability to perform the essential and non-essential tasks related to the job. Successful partners must follow and maintain PCP's, PPE's, and safety procedures. Must be able to routinely lift up to 50 pounds. The knockdown position is not line specific. All knockdown bid holders must be cross functional within the slice line.

SKILLS: (Describe any special skill and/or requirements applicable to this position).

  • Must have excellent communication skills.
  • Teamwork (help with forklift, cutter, and staging trim)
  • Willing to perform duties assigned and manage multiple priorities.
  • Interpersonal Relations
  • Deductive Logic
  • Dependable (good attendance)
  • Goal Oriented (desire to improve)
  • Adaptable
  • Leadership
  • Hard Working (self motivated)

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS ANALYSIS: (Describe essential physical abilities that apply to primary functions of this position. See guidelines for examples. Attach additional page if necessary).

  • Stand 35%
  • Walk 20%
  • Trim Dumping 20%
  • Forklift Use 5%
  • Lift/Carry up to 50 pounds 20%
Qualifying positions offer:
  • A 401(k) plan that includes up to an 8 percent Schreiber match and has been recognized as Best-in-Class for companies with 5,000-plus employees.
  • Competitive medical, prescription drug, dental and vision benefits without a waiting period, including second-opinion medical consultation with specialists
  • Wellness resources, including a fitness reimbursement program and access to an interactive personalized online wellness program
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Professional growth and development opportunities through training and our Education Assistance Program

Exciting opportunities. New challenges every day. A chance to make a difference -- and work with great people. That's life at Schreiber Foods.

Take the next step in your career by applying your knowledge and skills at Schreiber... where you'll experience more opportunities, more rewards, more teamwork and be an essential ingredient in the company's success.

To learn more about Schreiber Foods, please visit our website at

An Equal Opportunity Employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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