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1st Shift Production

Company: Swift Prepared Foods
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Covid Vaccine Required

Starting Pay $20.00 Per Hour - Full Time

  • Paid Weekly

    The schedule for this position is typically Mon - Fri. Weekend work required as scheduled. During Fall Season, Saturdays are typically scheduled.(August-February)

    Swift Prepared Foods (formerly Plumrose USA) is at the intersection of heritage and innovation. JBS Pork is a leader in premium pork products designed to provide customers with a superior eating experience each and every time. - Our wide selection of brands including Swift and Swift Premium are well recognized for their value, freshness, and consistency. - We are proud of our history, but not yet satisfied. Swift Prepared Foods is a consumer packaged goods (CPG) company focusing on both private label and innovative offerings.

    Nearly 150 years ago, Gustavus Swift founded Swift & Company, which was strategically located in Chicago. He was a true pioneer whose passion and innovative spirit transformed the meat industry, including the introduction of the refrigerated railway car to more effectively transport meat to customers and consumers across the United States. This commitment to transformation mirrors that of Swift Prepared Foods today - a prepared foods company on a journey to realize the full potential of protein.


    • Use assortment of knives, steel, and a hook to perform job tasks.
    • Keep knife sharp: develop good knife sharpening skills. Ask for assistance if needed.
    • Operate heavy equipment.
    • Bag and Box product.
    • Must use proper personal protective equipment effectively.
    • Expected to work hands on at high speed and times to lift over 50 pounds.
    • Must keep work areas clean and follow proper food safety protocols.
    • Must adhere to JBS specifications in product to ensure quality of meat.
    • May have to shave or wash animal meat before packing.
    • Inspect meat or meat products and/or packaging.
    • Stay aware of your surroundings and notify a supervisor if you recognize a hazard. -
    • Other duties as assigned.

      Applicants should be willing or capable of performing the following jobs in the plant:

      • Work regularly in temperatures are near or below freezing (Coolers, Loading Dock Freezer)
      • Work in areas with unpleasant odors
      • Work in damp or cold conditions (20-30 Degrees-Fabrication)
      • Work in extreme heat (up to 104 degrees in the kill floor)
      • Work in areas that require you to lift, pull, or push 50 lbs.
      • Work with sharp knives or a cutting tool
      • Willing and capable of working overtime when necessary (Heavy Season- August- February
      • Available to work Day and Nights
      • Willing and capable of working Saturdays
      • Working in a fast pace work environment, performing repetitive hand motions and body movements. Physical demanding jobs may take 5 to 6 weeks for the body to fully adjust to the work conditions, work environment, and job descriptions.
      • Lifting/Pushing/Pulling - 10lbs - 50lbs



        • JBS offers a full range of benefits including health care, life insurance, and a 401 (K) plan.
        • JBS is an equal opportunity employer.
        • Our foundation & our strength is in our values

Keywords: Swift Prepared Foods, Cedar Rapids , 1st Shift Production, Professions , Fairfield, Iowa

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