Refrigeration Utility Operator at Melrose, MN

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Help make food that people love.

We're seeking Refrigeration Utility Operators to join our team. In this role, you will work in our state-of-the-art processing plant where you could operate and maintain machinery, prefer experience with refrigeration and boiler qualifications but willing to trained. You don't have to love turkey to fit in here, but you do have to be a dependable team player. If you're looking to grow your career while working with a fun group of people, then this position might be for you!

What you will do:

  • Help us achieve our production goals through packaging, labeling, cutting, unracking and boxing turkey products.
  • Maintain a safe working environment for all employees by following all safety rules.
  • Help ensure only safe, wholesome, quality products are produced for our customers by following all good manufacturing practices.
  • Perform position-specific duties as assigned by your supervisor as needed.

What to expect:

  • Work 8- to 10-hour shifts on concrete floors.
  • Work in temperatures ranging from 32 to 40 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Perform repetitive motions such as twisting, turning, bending and reaching.
  • Lift items up to 50 pounds.
  • Wear a hair net, hard hat, ear protection, safety glasses, boots and/or other personal protective equipment.
  • Work with large groups of people as a team.

What you will receive:

  • Competitive pay with pay increases after 6 months and 1 year.
  • Extraordinary benefits- Including paid vacation and holidays; weekly paychecks, medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage (very affordable compared to area companies AND you become eligible for health care plans after 30 days of employment); life insurance; Employee Stock Purchase Plan; 401k with match; and tuition reimbursement program.
  • FREE two-year community/technical college tuition for children of employees (
  • Relocation Assistance Program for eligible applicants.
  • Training - You will be trained on all equipment and procedures to prepare you for the role.
  • Advancement opportunities- You are on a direct track to move into higher roles including operator and lead positions, even supervision and management.
  • Employment with a solid employer - People stay here for the great employee experience and the long-term opportunities available.

Providing people with iconic food brands for 80+ years.

Based in Willmar, Minnesota, we're one of the largest and most beloved turkey brands in the world. We're a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL), and we offer an array of more than 1,500 high-quality turkey products throughout the United States and 40 countries worldwide. We're proud of feeding people delicious food and helping feed the world.

At Jennie-O Turkey Store, we recognize the importance of difference and diversity in all aspects. Our workplace is one of support, understanding and community. We are 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, disability or veteran status.

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