Production Worker at FreeBird in Meadville, Pennsylvania

Posted in Other 7 days ago.

Job Description:

About FreeBird:

They say the best things in life are free. FreeBird® is devoted to raising high-quality poultry that tastes great and is good for the Earth. We understand the value of transparency and ethical practices, and keep them at the core of our business. We treat our poultry humanely† in accordance with our highest standards. Our flocks are only fed a high-quality, fortified diet of vegetarian grains and nutrients, because we know that better feed means better flavor.

Shift: Various shifts available

  • Deboning: Makes cuts to chicken breast/legs to achieve deboning of the product to meet customer order specifications
  • Evisceration: Prepares bird for further processing by removing feathers, viscera of other unusable parts, harvesting, giblets, washing carcass inside and out and other duties.
  • Packing and Shipping: Weight, pack and label whole birds. Move products from freezer onto shipping truck.
  • Cut-Up and Tray Pack: Cut and clean meat, arrange product in plastic trays to meet clients specifications
Pay Rate:

Starting $12.59-$15.73 - Currently offering an additional $3/hr hazard pay for COVID-19 at this time

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Comply with safety and sanitation standards and regulations, contributing to a clean, safe work environment, including proper use of all safety equipment and clothing.
  • Use of knives, scissors, scale, labeling equipment, vacuum packaging equipment, and other related equipment.
  • Working in a fast paced atmosphere, wet, damp, and slippery surfaces
  • Standing for long periods of time
  • Lifting 25-50 lbs
Candidate Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Legal to work in the US
Education & Experience:

  • High school or equivalent
  • No experience required
Benefits to joining our team:

  • Great Benefits-medical, dental, vision, life, short term disability, 401K, paid time off, vacation and holiday pay
  • Advancement Opportunities- Our company is always looking for key players motivated to move up to higher level roles.
  • We offer a weekly attendance bonus