John Soules Foods was established in 1975 and is the nation's leading formulator, manufacturer and marketer of ready-to-cook and fully cooked beef and chicken products as well as fully cooked breaded chicken. John Soules Foods’ operations are based in Tyler, TX, with production facilities in Tyler, TX, Gainesville, GA and now Valley, AL. The company’s products are sold under the John Soules Foods and ProView K-12 brands as well as a select number of private label brands for the country’s premier retailers. More information about John Soules Foods and its products, visit 

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General Position Outline / Job Contexts 

*** Must be at least 18 years of age. 

  • General production labor positions requiring working on a production line performing various kinds of meat processing tasks 

  • On the job training provided 

  • Standing in one area for extended periods of time 

  • Must be able to work in an (cold) (Wet) environment of 40+ degree temperatures. You will want to layer up on clothing as it's cold. 

  • Some positions are highly repetitive in task and motions 

  • Must have good hand and eye coordination 

  • Working 6 to sometimes 7-day mandatory workweeks based on production needs 

  • Overtime Opportunities 

  • Attendance is monitored and bonus incentives provided 

  • Advancement and career growth opportunities for lead positions 

Benefits: Shift premium wage differential, 401K Plan, on-site medical facility, three medical insurance plans to choose from, dental, vision, prescription, voluntary life insurance, short-term disability program, holidays, vacations, company picnic, annual wage increases, tenure bonuses, recognition programs. Great opportunities for promotion from within. 

***Equal Opportunity and Second Chance Employer *Rehire eligibility after 1 year. 

Job Type: Full-time 

Pay: $12.00 - $12.50 per hour 


  • 401(k) 

  • Dental insurance 

  • Health insurance 

  • Paid time off 

  • Vision insurance 


  • 8 hour shift 

  • Weekend availability 

Supplemental Pay: 

  • Signing bonus 

Application Question(s): 

  • Have you previously worked for John Soules Foods? If yes, when? 

  • The position you are applying for requires working some mandatory 6 to sometimes 7 day work weeks. Are you able to work 6/7 days as scheduled? You will be paid overtime for all hours worked above 40 in a work week. 


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred) 


  • Manufacturing: 1 year (Preferred) 

Shift availability: 

  • Day Shift (Preferred) 

  • Night Shift (Preferred) 

  • Overnight Shift (Preferred) 

Work Location: One location