Formulation Production Worker – 1st Shift

Jack Links

When it comes to being wild, we know a thing or two. Were not afraid of trying something new or the hard work it takes to make it happen. Its in our DNA. Weve turned a family recipe into a new snacking category. And the wilderness into the #1 meat snack brand in America, thats still proudly family owned and operated.

Were a company built by innovators, and are driven to not only satisfy your hunger, but to also feed your journey – whether that journey is on the road, on the run, at the campground, at the playground, in the office or in the moment. It’s a journey we share with you. It’s the journey forward of our people, of our communities, of our category…with a reverence for quality and an irreverence for the status quo.

 At Jack Links Protein Snacks, we see every moment of every day as an opportunity to move forward, to forge new ground. To realize our vision of becoming the World’s #1 Protein Snacking Company. We never give up. You never give up. Together, we keep going. Are you wild enough to join us?

Jack Links Protein Snacks is a global leader in snacking and the No. 1 meat snack brand in America. Family-owned and operated with headquarters in Minong, Wisconsin, Jack Link’s Protein Snacks also has a large corporate hub in Downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. The company’s house of brands is made up of over 4,000 passionate team members, across 11 countries, who share an uncompromising commitment to delivering awesome products and feeding the journey of those who move things forward. The Jack Link’s Protein Snacks portfolio of brands includes, Jack Link’s, Lorissa’s Kitchen, Wild River, Golden Island, Matador, BiFi and Peperami.


Hours for this position are 7:00 am – 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday.

Responsibilities include working in Raw/Formulation department trimming, injecting and tumbling raw meat in preparation for smoking.

Follows daily production schedule and achieves specified goals.

Adds ingredients to batch and verify against formulations in Blending system.

Moves meat into machine(s) and/or combos and/or v-mags using appropriate tools and techniques

Loads meat racks, push meat trucks from one area to another, visually monitoring meat for quality.

Maintains accurate records.

Washes and sanitizes carts, racks, and trucks.

Prevents and minimizes rework and/or inedibles.

Performs standard operating procedures of production and inspection functions as directed.

Accurately completes all necessary paperwork.

Maintains a safe, clean and organized work area.

Ensures products are correctly labeled and identified for proper disposition.

Keeps record of products used to follow FIFO (first in, first out).


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Must be dependable and able to work scheduled shift (10 am – 6:30 pm).

Must be able to frequently lift up to 50#.

Must be able to work in refrigerated environment (38-42 degrees).

Must be able to follow Company safety and GMPs.

Must be able to work independently without direct supervision.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Jack Links is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.