Production Line Worker
Milwaukee, WI 
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Job Description

Klement Sausage Co. is a local, Milwaukee, manufacturing company that has been around for more than 60 years. Klement's is looking for passionate people interested in working in the manufacturing industry and making an impact on the community around them. Klement Sausage Co. produces a variety of hand crafted sausage products, including but not only, brats, snack sticks, and summer sausage.

We are looking for several Production Line Workers to join our team! This is an entry level food manufacturing position where you can begin to learn our business and processes. You will have the opportunity to:

  • Assist Machine Operators, Material Handlers and the entire line to keep production running
  • Rotate to other areas during slow periods in different sausage seasons
  • Learn your niche and progress to other areas or positions in the company

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • PRODUCTION:
    • May be on the line tying the ends of the sausage as the line runs
    • May be responsible for hanging the racks of meat from the line to be taken into the smokehouse
    • Responsible for checking basic quality of product while doing tasks such as color, weight, and for rips in the casing
    • Maintain a safe and sanitary environment by placing empty racks into the proper locations
  • PACKAGING:
    • May be responsible for pocket loading which is the process of putting product into the plastic wrap before it moves down the line
    • Work with labels to fill labeler and potentially hand label product when needed
    • Pack product in boxes and put boxes onto pallets
    • Responsible for inspecting production for quality issues including size, color, weight and shape and bringing this to the attention of the Machine Operator, Lead or Supervisor
    • Responsible for maintaining a clean and safe work environment

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Committment to safety and quality
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules and packaging information
  • Ability to understand basic addition and subtraction
  • Good attention to detail
  • *Ability to show up to work regularly and on-time

ENVIRONMENT:

  • 35 - 48 F; Humidity
  • Slippery Floors
  • Noise Intensity Level: Hearing protection required
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs and push/pull up to 90 lbs
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
Company Description
For six generations, Klement Sausage Company has been making European handcrafted sausages in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Our rich history dedicated to quality has made Klement's the industry standard in handcrafted, Old World sausage. Klement's delicious sausage products are meticulously crafted in small batches the way it used to be done in the butcher shops in the Old World. Today, there are 700 varieties of Klement's products in homes, delicatessens and in the food service and snack industries.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
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