Hormel Foods Corporation 1st Shift Hog Processing Production Professional in Fremont, Nebraska

How To Apply

Apply at www.hormeljob.com or apply on a computer at the Fremont Plant Security Guard Building located at 900 South Platte Avenue in Fremont, NE 68025

Hormel Foods has an opening for the Hog Processing Department. Successful candidates will work in our hog processing production facility located in Fremont, Nebraska, and enjoy competitive wages along with a comprehensive benefits package. Hog Processing is a first shift position and works typically from 7 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. with some Saturday work required. The Fremont Plant processes 10,600 hogs per day.

Job Description:

  1. Cut, trim, or clean meat and/or carcasses

  2. Grind meats such as pork

  3. Identify cut or grade of meat

  4. Inspect meat or meat products

  5. Operate food processing production equipment/machinery

  6. Ability to work with a knife

  7. Adjust production equipment/machinery setup

  8. Clean equipment or machinery

  9. Set up production equipment or machinery

  10. Perform repetitive tasks in a processing setting

  11. Use hand or power tools

  12. Some jobs may include specialized slaughtering tasks

Job Responsibilities:

· Follow all company rules for food safety and employee safety.

· The ability to perform repetitive hand & wrist motion throughout a shift.

· The ability to lift/push/pull 50+lbs as required throughout the course of a shift.

· The ability to twist and bend the body as necessary to perform job related tasks.

· The ability to kneel/squat/climb as necessary to complete job related tasks.

· The ability to perform grasping & pinching motions to complete job related tasks.


Pork Division base wages start at $15.30 per hour and get $15.65 after (3) months and $16.05 after (6) months.

The Pork Division offers 6 different paygrades.

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Start Rate

3-6 Months

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Working Conditions: The work environment in Hog Processing is a warm environment and in some areas may be exposed to cold temperatures.

Scheduled Hours: A typical work week consists of an 9-9.5 hour daily shift, Monday-Friday with some Saturday work. Please note, the company may require senority based overtime work.