Assembly Line Worker

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AdvancePierre Foods, a leader in the food industry, is a rapidly growing company that values a talented, diverse and dedicated workforce. We have an opening for Assembly Line Worker.  Our rapid growth allows us to provide a wide array of developmental opportunities, and we reward associates who are results-oriented, live up to their commitments, and who can align their work activities with the goals of the organization. 



  • Responsible for rotating through any/all line workstations at various times through each day.  Various duties include but are not limited to packing finished products into boxes, making sure that the finished sandwich meets quality standards, rotating through any/all line workstations at various times through each day, placing product - meat, cheese, bread, on the moving line using a repetitive hand motion, and Stocking boxes of finished sandwiches. 


  • Performs repetitive line assembly operations to mass-produce quality sandwiches.
  • Follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and SQF Quality Management policies and procedures while performing essential job functions.
  • Must follow and use all sanitation procedures. Steadily improve sanitation and awareness of personal hygiene.
  • Observe all safety policies and procedures.
  • Bending at waist at approximately 5-15° angle, while extending arms at a full arms reach, flex wrist downward 45-90 degrees into tub grab product – depending on position on line: bread, cheese, meat; return wrist upright and pull arm toward body, stand upright and place product on moving conveyor belt 55 – 70 times per minute. May also “peel cheese” from a block of pre sliced cheese weighing approximately 5 pounds.  The slices are peeled from the block one by one 55-120 times per minute and are placed onto the moving assembly line. 
  • The salad items require a “spreader” position. This person quickly spreads salad deposited by a machine onto moving bread on the assembly line using a spatula.  This requires a side-to-side wrist flexion (twisting of about 45degrees each direction).
  • Bend knees, squat or bend from waist 90° and lift 35 pounds from cart 6” off floor to table height of 3 ½ feet from floor. 1 time per 20 minutes.
  • Stock boxes of finished sandwiches on pallets, putting correct labels on end of boxes, stock product neatly.
  • Continuous repetitive bending, pulling, pushing, and lifting up to 20(twenty) lbs.  The employee stands for the entire time of the shift.  Also reaching with arms up to 18(eighteen) inches to pull or stack boxes of finished goods.  Repetitive wrist motion while labeling boxes. Carry tubs of rejects to the production table weighing up to 30(thirty) lbs.
  • Grab tub weighing up to 45 pounds, extend arms and push product approximately 2 feet across table, height of 3 ½ feet from floor, 1 time per 60 minutes.
  • May be assigned to different workstations or other duties as production needs require. May be designated to other locations according to product produced.
  • Ability to work with others in a close proximity.
  • Other duties as assigned. 


  • Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Trunk Strength — The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing.
  • Arm-Hand Steadiness — The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.
  • Control Precision — The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.
  • Problem Sensitivity — The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
  • Deductive Reasoning — The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
  • Manual Dexterity — The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
  • Multilimb Coordination — The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion.
  • Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Oral Expression — The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand. 


Must use continuous repetitive hand motion.  Job rotation and stretching exercises occur during most sandwich run changes (every 2-3 hours). The noise level in the work environment is within maximum of OSHA standards.  While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand and reach a full arms reach with hands; very repetitively grasping product and flexing of the wrist.  Temperature controlled work environment (approx. 40F). Some twisting, turning of the body required. The work is very fast paced. May need to lift up to 35 pounds. Push tubs of product weighing up to 45 pounds of weight. 


  • High school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Entry level position, no experience required. 

If you are interested in this great opportunity with a competitive salary, please apply now!

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