Production Associate in Carthage, MO at Butterball

Date Posted: 11/18/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

$200 weekly bonus for attendance!

Position wage starting at $13.50 per hour and increases at 60 and 180 days!

The production associate is responsible for performing a variety of focused tasks on a rotated basis to support the daily production.

Essential Duties, Functions, and responsibilities:

  • Process product using tools and equipment provided
  • Follows all work safety policies and guidelines
  • Observes equipment operation, notifying appropriate personnel of any malfunctions and/or safety issues/concerns
  • Adheres to all USDA and GMP (Good Manufacturing Processes) product standards and guidelines
  • Maintains a clean and organized work area
  • Will be required to rotate to various functions within the processing department
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Accountable to maintain punctual and regular attendance for scheduled work hours
  • Will be required to assist in clean up at break times and end of shift including dumping trash and operating compactor hours.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively and follow verbal and written instructions
  • Must be willing and able to perform physical requirements of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age and legally authorized to work in the United States
  • Must pass a background check, drug screen
  • Must be able to read and write
  • Must be able to read a scale
  • Ability to multitask and visualize product issues such as air in product and air voids
  • Ability to meet time standards for each line (ex. 4 pieces of product per min)
  • Properly place product in net (if applicable) correctly
  • Properly scale product to correct weight according to specs
  • Ability to place product in pockets correctly                         

Physical Requirements:

  • Standing (8 hours a day or more)
  • Lifting, carrying, pushing, or pulling (up to and including 50 lbs. or more)
  • Reaching overhead (up to and including 25 lbs.)
  • Climbing and adjusting stationary stands
  • Working with handheld cutting tools
  • Gripping, grasping, and twisting using hands and wrists
  • Bending and stooping for long periods of time

Working Conditions/Department Description:

  • Work in damp and cold environment  
  • Work with loud and noisy machinery
  • Work in dusty environment when using spice
  • Work with raw meat
  • Work in congested areas

Job Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States.
  • Mechanical machinery experience preferred


  • Weekly Attendance Bonus: $200
  • Benefits after 60 Days (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Telehealth
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401 (K)
  • 401 (K) Matching
  • Child Care Reimbursement Program

COVID-19 Precautions:

Employees are encouraged to keep 6 feet apart when performing tasks this includes breaks and lunches. All employees and guests MUST WEAR A FACE MASK at all times when in the facility and no barrier is available or when 6 feet distancing is not possible.

Butterball, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the fair and impartial treatment of all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or other protected status under applicable law. 

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