Production Assistant 1 Job Opening

Production Assistant 1

OK Foods

Albertville, Alabama

Over the past 80 years, OK Foods has evolved from a producer of livestock and poultry feed to one of the world’s largest fully-integrated chicken producers, but our company’s core values of taking care of our people and producing only the highest quality products have remained constant. In November 2011, OK Foods was acquired by Industrias Bachoco out of Celaya, Mexico. Today, we employ more than 3,000 workers domestically in the U.S. dedicated to producing consistently high quality products our customers have come to expect from OK Foods.

OK Foods, Inc. is seeking a Production Assistant for our Albertville, AL plant operations. This Assistant will be responsible for ensuring that all production entries are accurate and complete by the end of the next business day. This position is Hourly M-F, 8-5p with a possible weekend at month-end close. The position reports to the Complex Accounting Manager.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Review all scanned production entries for accuracy. Manually enter any adjustments or production that wasn’t scanned.
  • Communicate daily with managers regarding any issues found in production paperwork to determine correct entries.
  • Ensure all rework has been adjusted and produced.
  • Prepare and review a variety of reports to ensure all entries are accurate.
  • Assist in training scan clerks and developing strategies to address opportunities in production accuracy.
  • Verify portioning entries are correct and enter portioning hours.
  • Scan production paperwork daily.
  • Performs other duties as requested by management.

Education and Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • 1-2 years of experience
  • Experience working in accounting software a plus
  • Excel and Word required
  • Attention to detail and accuracy

Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Qualifications 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.

Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents such as product specifications, Bill of Materials, safety rules, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute percent and ratios.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of ERP, Production/Inventory, or Accounting software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.

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.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

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.

An Equal Opportunity Employer to include women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.