Golden State Foods

BULK- Block Person

Location US-AL-Opelika
Job ID
Hidden (23265)



Now Hiring!  With GSF, your future is as Good as Gold!

Pay $16.00

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1st Shift - Must be flxible to work weekends and open to fluctuating workweek schedules,  that vary from week to week.

Please contact Gia Tafralis 334-275-4210 Desky or 704-777-2700 Mobile



One of the largest diversified suppliers in the foodservice industry. Golden State Foods sets the Gold Standard by focusing on its Creed and Values, putting customers first and continually innovating. GSF associates show our deep commitment to the communities where we live and work, through our participation in the GSF Foundation, where 100% of  associate proceeds go to helping children and families in need.


GSF's Protein Products division has produced high quality beef patties for the QSR industry for more than 75 years. The award-winning facility in Opelika excels in quality, food safety. assured supply, innovative R&D, and exceptional customer responsiveness. 

Our business philosophy actively supports our associates through our Four (4) Core Values:

  • Treat others like you want to be treated
  • Make the best product
  • Give the customer a fair deal
  • Maintain the highest standards

Unpack, visually inspect, and place frozen blocks of meat on conveyor to be ground.



  • Adheres to safety, food safety, quality and legal compliance.
  • Perform all work in accordance with environmental, health and safety standards, rules, regulations and practices of the facility.
  • Must be able to pass training/certifications as required for qualification.
  • Sanitarily unpacking 60- pound frozen cases of meat.
  • Visually inspect raw materials for defective condition and communicate such condition.
  • Maintain the supply and the type of frozen needed for the blend of meat being produced.
  • Assembly and disassembly of the grinding equipment including auger, grinder heads, covers, etc.
  • Keep work area clean.
  • Document completed work as required by the supervisor.
  • Compliance with all other duties as assigned.





  • Cut open box with knife at shoulder height to open box.
  • Inspect frozen for quality.
  • Discard trash and pallets to keep work area clean.
  • Ability to visually differentiate items of color, up close and in the distance.


  • Ability to wear personal protective equipment and/or clothing.
  • Stand/walk 7 or more hours per day.
  • Continuously reach, twist/turn and talk/hear.
  • Continuously use eye/hand coordination and handling/fingering to open boxes with a knife.
  • Continuously use gripping/grasping handle knife, boxes, brooms and bins.
  • Constantly lift to waist height and carry 51-100lbs for entire shift a distance of 5 feet.
  • Frequently squat and bend.
  • Occasionally use eye/hand/foot coordination to operate a pallet jack.
  • Occasionally use fine motor tasks and taste/smell.
  • Occasionally lift up to 25 lbs from floor to shoulder height and carry 30 feet.
  • Occasionally lift up to 50 lbs from floor to waist height and carry 30 feet.
  • Evaluate disassembly of augers, etc.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and color vision.


  • Constantly work in damp, wet, humid and slippery environments.
  • Constantly work near moving equipment with fumes or airborne debris.
  • Constantly work in extremes of heat and cold (35-45 degrees) and occasionally in temperatures of less than 10 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Constantly work in high noise levels requiring hearing protection.
  • Constantly work with toxic or caustic chemicals.


  • Bump cap, hair net, safety glasses, hearing protection, and smock.
  • Rubber gloves, cotton gloves, plastic apron, and plastic sleeves.
  • Conveyors and food safety knife.




  • High school diploma or GED.


  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to write simple correspondence.


  • Ability to use mathematical functions including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division in accordance with production requirements.
  • Ability to perform these operations using units of weight measurement, volume, and distance.



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