Location:, Dallas, Texas

FWM_621000 Salaries - Production

Date Posted:

Pay Type: Hourly
Job Family: Raw Meat Trimmer
Req. No. 6267

For more than a century, Ben E. Keith Company has been a leader in fine food and premium beverage distribution, and we strive to consistently exceed our customers’ expectations.

Our Food Division is a complete broad line multi-state distributor, and our Beverage Division operates throughout the state of Texas as a proud distributor of Anheuser-Busch products, craft and import beer brands, spirits, and wine.

We are dedicated to the growth and success of our business, our customers, and our employees—continuing our commitment to delivering quality since 1906.

Position Summary and Responsibilities:
The primary purpose of this position is to trim and prep meat.
•    Run electric wizard knife to trim blade meat/pectoral/skirts/inside rounds.
•    Remove vein or nerve from various cuts of meat while maintain yields and portions. 
•    Use knife and scale to size meat product to exact specifications.
•    May pull raw material for trimming. 
•    Partner with supervisor and FSQA team on product quality issues.
•    Maintain all work surfaces, tools, and equipment clean and sanitized. 
•    Always follow the HACCP, SSOP, food and employee safety rules and regulations.     
•    Wear required protective and food safety equipment at all times while in the production area.

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

•    Experience portioning, trimming and/or prepping raw materials with a wizard knife or regular knife. 
•    Able to multitask in a fast-paced work environment. 
•    Excellent Communication Skills.
•    Excellent teamwork skills.
•    Self-Starter. 
•    Basic math knowledge.

Physical Requirements:
•    Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
•    Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.
•    Must be able to lift and carry up to 80 lbs.
•    Must be able to stand on your feet all day and work in a cold (32-40º) environment.

Ben E. Keith (BEK) Company is one of the largest food and beverage distributors in the United States. We are a family-owned business with a long-standing tradition of supporting the diverse communities in which we live and work. Our competitive employee benefits provide health and financial protection to our employees and their families.

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • 401K with matching contribution
  • Profit-Sharing Plan (100% company-paid)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellness Program
  • Educational Assistance Program
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Employee Credit Union

We have sought to create an environment in which the contributions of each employee at Ben E. Keith are fully valued. This means more than simply treating one another with respect; it also means considering how all our people can positively impact the quality of the decisions we make about our business.

Here at Ben E. Keith, we recognize that our workforce reflects the increasingly diverse nature of our society, and we want to do all we can to take advantage of that diversity with both our external and internal customers. We believe our differences are also our strengths and we want to do all we can to use those strengths to find more creative solutions for the business challenges we face. Ben E. Keith is an equal employment opportunity, affirmative action employer. VEVRAA Federal Contractor