The Wildlife Gallery Shavers - Leslie MI in Blanchard, Michigan
This position is responsible for operating a round knife, known as a Fleshing Machine, to shave down and detail skins after they have been pickled and prior to being tanned.Essential Functions• Operate fleshing wheel• Flesh down and detail skins after they have been soaked and pickled• Be aware of where the MSDS sheets are and how to read them• Abide by the hazard communication program and understand the chemical information sheets• Turn faces and take out toe bones with a scalpel• Maintain a positive consistency in the following five attributes. Quality, Attitude, Teamwork, Production, and Attendance• Clean work areas, bathroom, and break room after their shifts• Wear cut resistant gloves and safety glasses in production areas at all times• Meet expectations outlined within the 2-Year Progression Guideline• Perform other related duties as assigned by supervisors or managersCompetencies• Dedication• Willingness to learn• Thoroughness• Collaboration SkillsRequired Education and Experience• Must be 18 years of age to work on shop floor of tanning industryPreferred Education and Experience• High School Diploma• Shaving ExperiencePhysical DemandsThis job requires the ability to bend, stand, and lift. Must be able to stand for extensive periods of time and perform repetitive motion. Lifting requirements are classified as Heavy Work. 25-50 pounds of force will be exerted frequently and 50-100 pounds of force occasionally.Position Type and Expected Hours of WorkThis is a full-time hourly position. Standard weekly hours include four 10-hour days. Shifts may vary per management discretion. Voluntary overtime is occasionally available and mandatory overtime is sometimes required.