At Aurora Meat Packing we firmly believe that our employees drive the success of the company. With success in mind as the ultimate goal, we strive to create and provide an environment that offers challenging and rewarding opportunities for all our employees. For nearly eight decades we have been harvesting and delivering high quality meat both domestically and globally. 

Join us and discover a work experience and where you can learn and grow as we look to increase our workforce and production. 

We offer competitive wages and benefits: Starting at $13.00 per hour with a $.80 raise after 90 days and the opportunity to earn up to $16.80 per hour depending on your performance, PLUS ample overtime and Union Benefits. 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Cuts, and trims meat products using a knife. 

  • Operates various production equipment in the processing of meat products which includes packaging, skinning and grinding equipment. 

  • Operates box and lid making machine. 

  • Straps, lifts and stacks processed meat products. 

  • Performs quality checks on trimmed meat. 

  • Follows company Good Manufacturing Practice program to produce safe, quality food. 

  • Performs various other production duties as assigned by management. 

Essential Functions of the job: 

  • Ability to work in hot, wet areas where the temperature ranges from 65°F to 80°F; as well as cooler area where the temperature could range between 38°F to 42°F. 

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment. 

  • Routinely perform a variety of tasks that require manual product handling and the use of hand tools, knives, machinery, and other equipment. 

  • A variety of arm and hand movements are required in applying force and repetition; grasping, pinching, pulling, lifting, extending, and flexing the hands and arms to perform tasks. 

  • Continuously stand and walk for the duration of the shift (normally 8-12 hour shifts), sometimes on wet, slippery surfaces. 

  • Lift, carry, lower, push and pull heavy objects or loads that can weigh up to 50 lbs. 

  • Reach overhead, bend, and twist. 

  • Climb ladders, steps, stairwells, and walkways. 

  • Must be able to understand and follow direction from Team Leads, Supervisors, Safety Personnel and designated staff. 


  • Must be willing and able to work overtime, including Saturdays, when scheduled. 

  • Must be 18 years of age or older and legally authorized to work in the United States. 

  • Must be willing and able to perform the physical requirements of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. 

  • Satisfactory completion of our standard drug screening. 

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No background check required. 

APC believes all persons have the right to be treated with dignity and respect. It is the policy of APC to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, national origin, gender, race, color, religion, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. All applicants will receive consideration for employment based on merit, qualifications and business needs. APC participates in the E-Verify program. 

Job Type: Full-time 

Salary: $13.00 to $16.80 /hour 

Work authorization: 

  • United States (Preferred) 

Typical start time: 

  • 6AM 

Typical end time: 

  • 6PM