General Meat Packer

As a General Meat Packer at Riverbend Meats, you will be required to cut, trim, and fabricate
wholesale beef products in a production line setting. You will have to correctly and safely utilize
both industrial-grade cutters and slicers as well as knives and other manual devices in preparing
meats of different cuts and textures. It is expected to thoroughly inspect and clean all cuts of meat
according to federal regulations and local health department standards prior to packaging. General
meat packers must also maintain good personal hygiene.

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

  • Work in an area where livestock is being killed
  • 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
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Must be 18+ years of age
  • Must be able to communicate (reading, writing, and speaking) effectively in English and/or Spanish
  • Must have the ability to stand and/or walk 8-10 hours a day
  • Must me team oriented. Having the mindset and willing ness to help other co-workers as needed
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in a food production or meat production
  • Knowledge of safety issues such as food-borne illnesses, cross contamination risks and workplace safety standards Ability to arrive on time and absences minimal
  • Ability to follow instruction
  • Adaptable and dependable
  • Ability to maintain a helpful and professional attitude and appearance
Physical Requirements:
  • Standing, walking, bending, lifting, stooping, crouching, kneeling intermittently
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs.
  • Ability to work in a hot or cold environment
Job Location: Idaho Falls

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