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Blender/Packout/Machine Operator, Full Time, Multiple Shifts- Fayetteville

Tyson Foods

Tyson Foods

Fayetteville, AR, USA
Posted on Friday, November 17, 2023

Job Details:

If you are looking to make an impact in a meaningful way, join us at Tyson Foods where we are raising the world’s expectations for how much good food can do! We create quality products in a safe environment for our team members. We offer great benefits and advancement opportunities. This facility operates five days a week with potential for overtime and produces Taco Shells, Tortilla Chips and Tortillas.


Machine Operator: Operates all head side equipment per SOP as defined in the Production Manual

Blender Operator: Operates the mixer, water meter, oil system, dough pump and flour hopper as defined in Production Manual

Packout/Bagger Operator: Operates equipment such as Automated Bagger / Film, Loading Bags, Counter Stacker (where applicable) and product conveyors; will calibrate machines through basic equipment adjustments

These positions start at $17.80/hr. with a shift increase of $.50 for second shift and $1.00 for third shift.


  • Applicant must have 3 months of continuous machine operator experience with any employer listed in work history.


  • COMPLETED LOCKOUT/TAGOUT TRAINING REQUIRED before training or operating line.

  • Prepares for start-up or shut down of equipment.

  • Keeps a legible accurate record as required including Operator's Log.

  • Stops machine to make required adjustments, following lockout-tagout policy.

  • Maintains good manufacturing practices and personal hygiene.

  • Keeps department clean and neat.

  • Notifies Supervisor and QC of contamination, mechanical or operational issues.

  • Must be able to perform the corresponding Operators Training Checklist job tasks by the end of the 10-working day trial period.

  • Ensure product specifications are met in accordance with customers written specifications.

  • Must adhere to all safety policies and operate equipment in a safe manner.

  • Responsible for monitoring and reporting any wear and tear on equipment.

  • Must have the ability to enter data into the Plant View system.


  • Abide by all company policies / procedures, written or verbal.

  • Work as a team member toward task accomplishments.

  • Performs all other tasks as assigned.


  • Requires flexibility of wrists and hands.

  • Walking, bending, standing and some lifting required.

  • Lifting of up to 50 lbs. on a frequent basis.

  • Must be able to move heavy objects (100 lbs.) with mechanical device.

  • Must be able to perform essential functions of job with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Required to use and read scales and thermometers

  • Must be able to use a calculator to figure production yields, scrap yields, and SPC specifications, etc.

  • Must be able to read all associated SOP’s including Operator’s Logs, SPC charts, etc.

  • Must be able to write production recordings in the Operator’s Logs and fill out production documentation completely and accurately.

  • Must be able to work weekends and overtime as needed.

Relocation Assistance Eligible:


Work Shift:

ALL SHIFTS (United States of America)

Hourly Applicants ONLY -You must complete the task after submitting your application to provide additional information to be considered for employment.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

We provide our team members and their families with paid time off; 401(k) plans; affordable health, life, dental, vision and prescription drug benefits; and more.

CCPA Notice. If you are a California resident, and would like to learn more about what categories of personal information we collect when you apply for this job, and how we may use that information, please read our CCPA Job Applicant Notice at Collection, click here.