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Tyson Foods Heavy Skilled Operative -Waterloo Pork Plant - September in Waterloo, Iowa

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Work Shift:

ALL SHIFTS (United States of America)

Accepting Rehire Applications until 10/31/20.

This position is responsible for operating machinery, heavy lifting and maintaining production flow while maintaining a safe work environment and adhering to Tyson policies and procedures.


This position could work in any department of this pork processing facility. Standing, walking, bending, stretching, climbing, pushing, pulling, and reaching are required in all areas. Lifting is required in many areas (weight depends upon area).

These positions work in a cold, damp or hot and humid environment and these areas have slippery walking surfaces.

Operative jobs require a higher skill level. Jobs include: heavy/detailed knife work and/or saw operation. May require climbing stairs/ladders.


Applicants must be willing and able to work A and B shift hours.

This facility runs 6 days a week, Monday - Saturday.

Must be willing and able to work In the following work environments’;

HARVEST: Includes slaughter of the animal and processing offal products. Environment is wet, humid, and hot. Temperatures are seasonal and can be greater than 90 degrees in the summer. Lifting requirement varies from 0-150 lbs.

CUT/CONVERTING: Includes further processing of fresh pork products. Environment is wet and cold and ranges in temperature from 35 to 45 degrees. Lifting requirement varies from 0-150 lbs .

LOADOUT/Material Handling: Environment is humid and cold with temperatures from negative 22 to 35 degrees. Must be able to lift up to 110 lbs and work rotating weekends.

Applicants that fail to provide a social security number, listed as National ID#, will not be considered.

To be eligible for rehire, applicants must have ended their Tyson employment before August 5th, 2020. (See below for more information on rehire criteria)

Company-wide Rehire Criteria

The electronic recruiting platform also automatically assigns disposition codes to candidates applying for rehire whose electronic application indicates a previous separation from Tyson since the Workday go live of April 1, 2019 for any of the following reasons:

· Gross Misconduct (Not Eligible for Rehire)

· Harassment & Discrimination violation (Not Eligible for Rehire)

· Core Safety Mandate violation (2-year Minimum Waiting Period)

· “No Rehire” as part of a Settlement Agreement. (Not Eligible for Rehire- Global Release)

· Unsatisfactory Probationary Period-Other (Not Eligible for Rehire)

· Job Abandonment History of Disciplines (Not Eligible for Rehire)

· Voluntary Resignation History of Disciplines (Not Eligible for Rehire)

· Standards of Behavior Violations (Not Eligible for Rehire)

· Dignity and respect

· Poor Work Performance

· Progressive Disciplines

· Excessive Disciplines

· Sleeping on the job

Dear Applicant – If you are having trouble applying online please come to the plant employment office for assistance.

Si ou gen problem pou fe aplikasyon an nan internet vini nan office pou yo ede ouw .

Estimado Solicitante- si usted está teniendo problemas para aplicar en línea por favor de venir a la oficina de empleo de la planta para obtener asistencia.

Cher Candidat –Si vous trouvez des difficultés pour appliquer en ligne s’il vous plait venez sur place au bureau d’emploi pour l’assistance.

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