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PRODUCTION/ LABOR (Slaughter/De-Bone)
Hourly wages.  6:00 am -2:30 pm Monday- Friday (Overtime is mandatory)


An employee is required to perform various duties in the slaughter/de-bone department on any given day in the preparation of livestock for production.

  • Prepare livestock for slaughter and De-boning
  • Wash and inspect
  • Removal of offal (guts, head, feet, etc.)
  • Cut meat from bone
  • Run grinders


Preferably ability to read and write.

Follows all safety rules in performance of job.

Ability to work safely in a damp environment.

Requires two hands, fast pace, ability to use a knife.

Ability to lift up to 48 lbs, push and pull up to 100 lbs.

Must be able to stand from 8-10 hours per day on wet floors.

Must be able to stoop, bend, twist and climb 20 steps 4 times a day.

Ability to follow directions.

PRODUCTION LABOR:  Hourly wages.  6:00 am -2:30 pm Monday- Friday (Overtime is mandatory)

PRIMARY DUTIES: Performs various duties in the production of meat products.


  • Operates various equipment in the production of sausage products, such as:
  • Scales, shrink wrap machine, and tape machine and box machine
  • Package, weigh, and stack and apply labels to products.
  • Operates floor jack in moving of product.
  • Other duties as required


  • Frequently required to stand on one’s feet for prolonged periods of time.
  • Frequently required to lift and/or move objects weighing up to 25 lbs.
  • Frequently required to balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Frequently required to reach with hands and arms.
  • Frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel.
  • Frequently requires to use hands in fast pace.
  • Ability to work safely in a cold damp environment.
  • Ability to follow directions.
For appointment to fill out an APPPLICATION
Contact Ida Guier, HR, Dir

502-722-8205 ext 224


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