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Sanitation Laborer (3rd shift)
Burke Corporation
Burke Corporation
Job Location: Nevada, Iowa
Shift: 3rd shift
Hours: 11pm - 7 am
Salary: Rate of pay: $15.15, plus $1.00 for Sanitation shift differential


Applications must be received by 12/18/2017 to be considered.

Sanitation Duties: Responsible for cleaning and sanitizing all production areas, including equipment, machinery, walls, floors and ceilings. Cleans up excess meat on floor by using squeegee or shovel; hoses down equipment and machinery with hot water hoses; applies foam to all surfaces in production areas; scrubs equipment and machinery; rinses foam from equipment and machinery; applies sanitizer and oil/air mixture to all surfaces; reads and understands chemical warnings; vacuums office area; mops floor of laboratory and break room; cleans receiving dock; cleans restrooms and restocks bathroom supplies; inspects own and others work; removes snow from CO2 machines; carries waste outside to trash bins; denatures inedible combos; disassembles equipment for cleaning purposes; reassembles equipment.

Production Duties: This position involves packaging of meat. Employees will rotate between tasks as directed by the Production Line Supervisors. The individual is required to contribute to harmony in the workplace. Assembles boxes; places liners in boxes; stack boxes ; places bags or boxes under chute to catch meat; weights bag or box; sends bag or box down to be taped; tucks liner in box; folds flaps over and tapes it shut with tape gun; places finished boxes on pallet, utilizing proper palletizing pattern; knows and follows USDA guidelines and good manufacturing practices.

Work Schedule:
Will be required to work with the production lines from 11pm – 1:30am and then from 1:30am – 7am will be the normal sanitation schedule.


High school education: desirable, but not required. One (1) year experience and one (1) year of consistent work history strongly desired. Should have some mechanical ability and physical strength and endurance. Although experience is preferred, people with a good work history would be considered.

Hours are 11pm - 7am Sunday - Thursday with possible Friday and/or Saturday mandatory if scheduled. This position is eligible for benefits.


Burke Corporation
1516 South D Avenue | PO Box 209
Nevada, Iowa 50201

Phone 800.654.1152 | 515.382.3575

Located just north of Highway 30 at exit 158; 30 miles west of Marshalltown and 10 miles east of Ames.

Pick up an application at Burke or at any Iowa Workforce Development location.

Pre-employment drug screen required.

Burke Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
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