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Nippon Suisan - Roe Processing Technicians - 511494 Nippon Suisan USA Inc Occupation: Food Batchmakers
Location: Dutch Harbor, AK - 99692 Positions available: 2
Job #: 511494
Updated: 3/15/2021 Expires: 5/9/2021
Source: AlaskaJobs Site: AlaskaJobs

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Nippon Suisan is hiring2 temporary, full-time, seasonal Seafood Processing Technicians (Surimi and Roe) during Pollock B season and Hake season from: 5/30/2021 to 11/30/2021. Nippon Suisan is located in Redmond, WA98052.
Job Description: Independently conduct all aspects of seafood processing regarding pollock and/or hake surimi, adjusting and fine-tuning specialized surimi processing machines and conducting quality-control tests and inspection of the raw materials, work-in-progress, finished goods and by-products at each step of the surimi production process. Sort the fish based on size, set the fish cutting machines, separate the fish meat from the skin, rinse and refine the fish meat, and mix additives to produce surimi. Remove the pollock roe from the fish with special tools and machines, carefully adjusting the machines to avoid damaging the pollock roe. Ensure compliance with food safety and sanitation rules. Maximize surimi and pollock roe production volume from a fixed amount of raw material. Responsible for quality control, ongoing product improvement measures, and instructing or training other processing workers as needed. Must possess 24 months of surimi and Pollock roe processing experience and must have technical knowledge of surimi and pollock roe processing and ability to work independently. Must be able to produce surimi products meeting predetermined specifications from raw materials of different types and must be able to quickly identify and resolve any problems that arise during surimi and pollock roe processing operations. Applications and/or resumes must include required work experience and information must be verifiable. Must be willing to work 10 or more hours per day, 7 days per week, depending on fish availability.

Geographic Area: Unisea plant at 88 Salmon Way, Dutch Harbor, AK 99692 or on board F/T Alaska Ocean vessel in North Pacific and Bering Sea.

Offered Wage:$19.00 to $20.00 per hour, depending on experience, plus health insurance and potential for bonus.

Hours of Work: Up to 72 hours per week with minimum guarantee of 35 hours per week.

Overtime:Overtime hours will be paid at $28.50 to $30.00 per hour depending on experience.

On-the-Job-Training: N/A

Computation of Wages:Employer will use a single workweek as its standard for computing wages due.

Frequency of Pay: Wages will be paid every 2 weeks by check.

Room and Board:Employer will provide room and board at the Unisea plant and on the F/T Alaska Ocean at no cost to the worker. Employer-provided housing is optional.

Deductions from Paycheck:Employer will make all deductions from the workers paycheck required by law, including applicable state or federal taxes. No other deductions will be made except as requested, approved by worker for health insurance or other employee benefits.

Transportation to Place of Work:If the worker completes 50 percent of the work contract period, employer will arrange and pay directly for transportation and subsistence from the place of recruitment to the place of work

Return Transportation: Upon completion of the work contract or where worker is dismissed earlier, employer will provide or pay for workers reasonable costs of return transportation and subsistence back home or to the place the worker originally departed to work, except where the worker will not return due to subsequent employment with another employer. The amount of transportation payment or reimbursement will be equal to the most economical and reasonable common carrier for the distances involved. Daily subsistence will be provided at the rate of $12.68 per day during travel to a maximum of $55 per day with receipts.

Daily Transportation to and from Worksite: N/A

First Work Week Reimbursement: Employer will reimburse worker in the first workweek for visa, visa processing, border crossing, and related fees incurred by the worker, including those mandated by the government, excluding passport expenses or other charges primarily for the benefit of the worker.

Tools, Supplies and Equipment: Employer will provide worker, without charge or deposit charge, all tools, supplies and equipment required to perform the duties assigned.

Guarantee of Work: Employer will offer worker employment for a total number of work hours equal to at least three-fourths of the workdays of each 6-week period during the entire employment period.

To Apply: Please review the job order to ensure you meet the minimum job requirements. Send e-mail inquiries, job applications, indications of availability and/or resumes to: and reference Job Order number 511494, which is posted in AlaskaJobs at For more information contact your nearest Alaska Job Center.

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Nippon Suisan USA Inc
Is a Private Sector employer with 6 locations
50-99 employees

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Salary Range: $19.00 - $20.00 Hour DOE (Depends on Experience) Medical, Other Other Benefits: Not Available Full or Part Time: Full Time (30 Hours or More) Job Duration: Over 150 Days Type of Job: Regular
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