Tyson Foods Full Time Live Hanger Temperanceville Plant in Temperanceville, Virginia

Full Time Live Hanger Temperanceville Plant

Posted Date 12/7/2018

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Req Id 55640913

  • Unspecific
  • Laborers and Helpers
  • Temperanceville
  • VA
  • Temperanceville Plant
  • 23442


Relocation No

Pay Type non-exempt

Position ID 10493774

Employment Type FULL-TIME


This position is responsible for entry level non-skilled general labor while maintaining a safe work environment and adhering to Tyson policies and procedures.


Hanging live birds onto the overhead shackle line from the live bird hanging conveyor. 1. The Live Hanger retrieves birds from the conveyor and hangs the birds on the overhead shackle line. From a standing position, he she picks up and hangs live birds weighing approximately 3.5-6.5 pounds by both legs in shackles shoulder height, 16 inches from the body, approximately .5 per minutes. 2.The hanger position located at the end of the belt will control the feed rate of the hanging conveyor and the flow of birds. His duties also include transporting DOA s and dumping them onto the dead bird take-away conveyor. 3.Use of both hands and arms required. 4. Must stand on metal platform for up to 8 hours. 5. Must be able to tolerate dark dusty environments. II. MUSCULAR SKELETAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE JOB 1. Use of both hands and arms to pick up, and hang birds 3.5-6.5 pounds from conveyor at waist level to shackles 16 inches from the body at shoulder height. 2. Use full range of peripheral vision to pick up live birds and hang in shackles. 3. Lift a minimum of 3.5 pounds with repetitive lifting of up to 6.5 pounds 4. Must be able to handle weights in excess of 50 pounds, periodically, throughout the night when disposing of DOA bird


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