Breaking Plant / Sanitation

Rembrandt, IA
Full Time
Entry Level

Job Summary:

(A) Inspect liquid egg for imperfections, pick shell fragments out of cups and pull trigger handle of cup when imperfections exist. (B) Inspect egg for imperfections; discard shelled eggs with imperfections into bucket and pull dirty eggs to send back to be rewashed. (Both) Clean up with a high-pressure wand, assemble/disassemble equipment and rotate as assembly/disassembly crew. Work on a fast-paced line.


Duties and Responsibilities:

A-Breaker Machine Operator

· Inspect liquid egg for imperfections (i.e. bloodspots, meat spots or rots)

· Pick shell fragments out of cups and discard into inedible bucket

· Pull trigger handle on cup when imperfections exist


· Inspect eggs on conveyor line for imperfections (i.e. blood spots, meat spots, rots, leakers or any shell imperfections)

· Discard shelled eggs with imperfections into inedible bucket

· Pull dirty eggs from conveyor line and send back to be rewashed


· Rotate as set-up crew (i.e. pipe assembly, filter assembly and distribute inedible buckets)

· Rotate as break cleanup crew (i.e. operation of high-pressure wand, disassembly/reassembly of equipment and general sanitation)

· Follow all OSHA safety regulations and procedures

· Interact with USDA inspector

· Perform other tasks as assigned


· All team members will be trained in the proper disassembly of the equipment and associated fittings.

· Team members will learn the proper safe practices to ensure the required cleanliness of the equipment in the Breaking Room.

· The team will rotate sanitation responsibilities to cover the main areas of the room: belts, egg washer, breaking machine, whites table, inedible room, and associated pipes and fittings.

· Chemicals are used during cleaning and appropriate PPE (a protective outerwear, gloves, and a mask) will be worn when dealing with chemicals and performing sanitation duties in addition to the normal PPE.

· Proper chemical training will be conducted with new hires and reviewed twice a year.



· A trained designee will be appointed by management to cover for absences or vacancies; refer to Rembrandt Foods site-specific facility back-up matrix on file.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


· Ability to work on a fast-paced line

· Fine Motor Skills

· Concentration

· Awareness and knowledge of surroundings in relation to climate, atmosphere and equipment

· Attention to detail

· Hand/Eye/Foot Coordination

· Independent Self Starter/Team player

· Basic English: communicate for job and safety issues


· Mathematical Skills: Basic Arithmetic, count, add and subtract

· Computer Skills: Touch screens


· Rubber Boots/Frocks/ Hearing Protection/ Safety Glasses/ Hair nets/beard nets

· Hand tools/High pressure wand

· Large push broom, kitchen broom, squeegee


Universal Expectations:

· Follow all Bio-Security Procedures

· Ensure that all care is provided with respect to customer, client and co-workers’ rights

· Ensure a safe and clean work environment

· Maintain confidentiality

· Adhere to work schedules in completing and performing assigned tasks


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