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  • General Laborer - West

    Posted: 09/10/2023


    The General Laborer inspects, sorts and removes defects from product being processed in a food production facility in a safe and effective manner. Takes direction from trim trainer and team leaders.


    Job Description 

    • Maintains safe work practices at all times and participates in safety programs.  
    • Rotates to all General Labor work stations to complete assigned tasks. 
    • Quickly assesses and removes foreign materials and nonstandard product from moving receiving and processing equipment as assigned using both hands.    
    • Hand sizes raw product on the trim line according to product specifications and Lamb Weston standards.    
    •  Efficiently trims defects (cuts, rot, green, sugar ends, disease, etc...) from raw product to Lamb-Weston standards.     
    • Distributes product on processing equipment to maintain even product flow. 
    • Inspects raw product to ensure that it has been peeled, cut, cleaned and blanched, ready for final inspection or packaging.   
    • Performs hand-packing as assigned. 
    • Inspects bags in packaging and removes defective bags to Lamb-Weston's standards. 
    • Reports any irregular cuts or malfunction of food processing equipment as quickly as possible to the lead or team leaders  
    • Rework cased product into totes.

    Basic & Preferred Qualifications

    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
    • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively communicate to co-workers and supervisors. 
    • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percentages. 
    • Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
    • Tools and equipment used are as follows:  computer terminal, calculator, telephone, and forklift.?


    In compliance with applicable state and local laws, Lamb Weston has opted to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation for this role. This compensation is specific to this position and takes into account a number of variables. Actual compensation may be higher or lower in the range based on various factors, including, but not limited to a candidate’s work location, job duties, experience and expertise. A reasonable hourly estimate of the range for this role based on the variables previously mentioned is: $17.00

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