JOBS & CAREERS

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WE’RE HIRING IN
WACO, TEXAS

Entry-level line operator employees begin earning $16.70 per hour on first shift with pay increasing to $18.20 per hour on second and third shifts.

TOGETHER, WE CAN FEED A GROWING WORLD

Feeding the world starts with producing an affordable, lean protein. At Sanderson Farms, we provide good, honest chicken to the industry. We are proud to employ dedicated people from a wide variety of backgrounds and skill sets. Our belief that each employee is special is why we offer competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package.

Competitive wages and benefits

We pay 75% of the health insurance premiums for our employees and their families.

Affordable Health Insurance

Affordable Dental Insurance

Affordable Vision Insurance

Free Basic Life Insurance

$15 or less for most
prescriptions

Retirement Plans with Employer Match

Employee stock ownership plan

Paid vacation and holidays

education reimbursement

Free Chaplain service

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Previous experience is preferred, but not required.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age to be eligible for employment with Sanderson Farms.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States.
  • Must be able to grasp, reach, push and pull.
  • Must be able to lift 10 lbs., and occasionally 40 lbs. or more, utilizing proper lifting techniques.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.

Work Environment

You will be working in a fast-paced, high-performing environment to prepare high quality chicken products for sale to customers around the world. The use of scissors or knives to prepare products is common.

Portions of our facilities are kept at colder temperatures ranging from 32˚-50˚F. Employees frequently work in cold and wet conditions as our facilities are continuously cleaned to ensure product quality.

For more information, please call 254-412-3800.

Shifts

A normal work week for our team members is Monday-Friday with occasional work on Saturdays. Employees work on three different shifts with varied start times based on job role, giving team members more flexibility.

Shifts are approximately eight hours in length.

1st Shift Start Times:

First Processing: 4:45AM

Second Processing: 7:15AM

Third Processing: Varied

2nd Shift Start Times:

First Processing: 1:30PM

Second Processing: 4:15PM

Third Processing: Varied

3rd Shift Start Times:

First Processing Sanitation: 10:30PM

Second Processing Sanitation: 12:30AM

Third Processing: Varied

OPEN POSITIONS

Waco, TX

LINE OPERATOR

$16.70 – $18.20/hr

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