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General Labor - Neck Slit - 1st Shift - $14.00/HR + New Weekly Bonus in West Liberty, IA at West Liberty Foods, L.L.C

Date Posted: 10/2/2019

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Job Reference Code: 007276-West Liberty



About West Liberty Foods

West Liberty Foods was formed in 1996 under the guiding principles of the Iowa Turkey Growers Cooperative. Carrying on Iowa’s rich farming tradition, our grower/owners are committed to animal health and welfare while delivering superior-quality turkeys — a philosophy that has helped family farms grow and thrive for generations. The continued success of West Liberty Foods is due to the dedication, enthusiasm and support of our grower/owners.

Our mission is to be a leading food manufacturer by converting needs, ideas and expertise into value for our members, business partners and consumers.

West Liberty Foods manufactures hundreds of meat and poultry products that can be found in well-known grocery stores and top restaurant chains nationwide. Recognized as one of the top protein processors in North America, we have the capacity to produce over 650 million pounds of food products per year across our facilities. We are The Surprisingly Big Company®, and we’re right in your backyard.

Build your career with West Liberty Foods and be a part of an exciting, collaborative team environment! 

We are currently hiring for various Evisceration Production Processing Positions

Job Summary:

Production Team member roles can include some of the following:

Cutting and Trimming, Deboning, Product Inspection, Packaging, Slicing or Grinding Machine Operators and many more opportunities.

Applicants will be considered for any production vacancy in any department. Vacancies are typically shift positions with opportunities for overtime including weekends. Specific department and schedules will be discussed during the interview process to find the right position based upon your interests and skills.

Successful candidates will work in our food processing production facilities and enjoy competitive wages along with many benefits including holiday pay, vacation & sick pay, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, 401K and much more.

The Neck Slit position is responsible for making a precise cut on the carcass cavity.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Make a precise cut to the carcass neck.
  • Remove feathers.
  • Check for defects or abnormalities.
  • Must be certified in knife safety.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

No experience is necessary.

  • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Must practice good personal hygiene.
  • Ability to work in varying temperature conditions.
  • Ability to stand for long periods.
  • Must be able to work at line speed with the ability to make coordinated hand and finger movements.
  • Work extended hours, weekends and overtime if needed.
  • Experience in food manufacturing or processing a plus.
  • Ability to adjust quickly to changing demands.
  • Candidates must successfully pass post-offer/pre-employment drug test, background screen and physical.
  • Must be able to start work at 5 a.m.

West Liberty Foods/Liberty Cold is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. 

To be considered an applicant for this position, you must apply online on our careersite at


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