Packer - 2nd Shift - Starting Pay $15.00 + Shift Premium

Butterball Farms
Grand Rapids, MI 49507
United States
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"Let's Butter you up with a New Career!" 

Butterball Farms, Inc. is currently hiring 2nd Shift Packers with great attention to detail that are motivated to learn and grow with the company!

*Up to $800 Sign-On Bonus for Successful Candidates- Details shared through the Interview Process*

Pay: Starting Pay $15.00 + $.75 Shift Premium

Packer Schedules: 2nd Shift 2:00 PM - 11:00 PM (Mon-Fri) Occasional Saturdays depending on customer order and demand.

As a Packer you will be responsible to:

  • Keep up with rate and pack product into boxes
  • Visually inspect the product for any defects
  • Carefully monitor the consistency and weight of the butter to make sure it is within range
  • Properly assemble boxes and place appropriate bags
  • Properly enter information to create labels and print them
  • Hourly metal detector checks
  • Gather butter samples for QA testing
  • Work at a fast pace and multi-task
  • Properly create skid pattern and stack boxes based on product specification
  • Properly use a tape-gun to close boxes or properly use a tape machine
  • Visualize and verify the correct date, lot code, and label is reflecting on the product being run
  • Ability to enter downtime or any line/product issues into RedZone using a tablet
  • Transport finished product to the freezer and wrap finished skids 
  • Maintain a clean area throughout the shift and after the run is complete help the team clean up the area
  • Additional tasks as requested

We Offer:  

  • Great room for growth & advancement
  • A culture that celebrates innovation, continuous improvement, personal development, and diversity
  • 2nd/3rd Shift Premiums 
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays 
  • 401K Company Match 
  • Tuition Reimbursement 
  • Access to The Source
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Competitive Benefits plan- Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD, STD, Critical Illness, Flex Spending, Dependent Care, Accident Insurance!

Butterball Farms, Inc. is a world-class food manufacturer on a mission to Enrich Lives and has been recognized as a West Michigan and National Best and Brightest Company to work for. With over 60 years in the industry Butterball Farms, Inc. works hard to enrich the lives of our customers, employees, and communities. We imagine butter differently, have a highly recognizable client list and are known by our customers for our innovation, reliability, responsiveness, and our value-add approach to business. Our amazing culture is recognized globally. We are financially sound, rapidly growing, and poised for continued success.   

You can apply and learn more about us at    

Butterball Farms, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer


We believe a successful Packer will have the following qualifications:

  • Good eye-hand coordination
  • Ability to read and understand standard work instructions
  • Ability to work at a consistent, fast pace for extended periods of time
  • Ability to stand for 8+ hours per shift
  • Ability to keep up with a fast pace production line
  • Be flexible with their work schedule to accommodate high work volume
  • General math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division)
  • Ability to adhere to GMP policies and maintain quality standards of the product
  • Previous Food Manufacturing experience is a plus!