Line Worker in New Glarus, WI at Jack Link's

Date Posted: 8/1/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Jack Link’s Beef Jerky began with treasured family recipes passed from generation to generation, transforming a small North Woods business into one of the fastest-growing meat snack manufacturers in the world. Over the years, as consumer demand for convenient, high-quality snack foods increased, so has the company’s product offerings. Today Jack Link’s is the fastest-growing meat snack manufacturer in the world, and sells more than 100 different meat snack products in more than 40 countries. The Link family principles and traditions remain the same: hard work, integrity and a commitment to earn consumer respect by delivering the best-tasting meat snacks in the world.


There are many general labor jobs in the processing area that fall under this category. These jobs require a great amount of physical labor and stamina. Carries out responsibilities in accordance with company policies and procedures.

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:


  • Perform all duties within OSHA and company safety standards; LOTO, wear PPE and maintain safety equipment.
  • Maintain a safe, clean and organized work area.
  • Immediately report all accidents and deficiencies to the lead/foreman/supervisor.
  • Ensure safety devices are installed and working properly.


  •  Follow daily production schedule and achieve specified goals.
  •  Ensure product conforms to specifications.
  •  Follow good manufacturing practices and HACCP training, along with company SOP’s, and SSOP’s.
  •  Ensure products are correctly labeled and identified for proper disposition.
  •  Prevent and minimize rework and/or inedible.
  •  Tasks will vary as situations and demands change; the lead/foreman/supervisor will assign tasks as necessary


  •  Must demonstrate the Jack Link’s Values: Be Real - Relationship Driven – Stewardship - Speed Matters - Self Discipline - Show Awesome Character.
  •  Adhere to all company personnel policies.
  •  Suggest improvements; continuously improve the quality of all support activities.
  •  Adhere to all company personnel policies.
  •  Return from breaks in a timely manner; notify lead/foreman/supervisor before leaving the department.
  •  Must be able to pass a drug screen.
  •  Regular attendance is essential.
  •  Other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

Education and/or Experience
No prior experience or training.


Physical Demands
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus.

Physical Demands                                                             Lift/Carry

Stand                                         Constantly           Up to 10 lbs          Constantly
Walk                                          Constantly           Up to 25 lbs          Constantly

Sit                                             Constantly           Up to 50 lbs          Occasionally

Use hands to finger, handle or feel      Constantly         Up to 100 lbs       Occasionally

Reach with hands and arms              Constantly          Over 100 lbs        Not Applicable

Bend, kneel, squat or crawl              Occasionally         push/pull

Climb or balance                            Occasionally         Up to 10 lbs        Constantly

Talk or Hear                                  Constantly           Up to 25 lbs        Constantly 

Taste or Smell                               Not Applicable       Up to 50 lbs       Occasionally 

                                                                           Up to 100 lbs      Occasionally

                                                                           Over 100 lbs      Occasionally


Other Physical Requirements
Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):
• Earplugs and/or hearing protection
• Hairnet
• Beard-net
• Protective eyewear
• Cut resistant glove
• Slip resistant footwear

Work Environment
Work is performed primarily in a production environment where the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts, exposed to moderate cold (35-55 degrees), and the noise level is usually loud. Flooring can be very slippery at times.


The Company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the Company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the Company may deem appropriate.

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Looking for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th shift line workers.

1st shift: Monday-Thursday 6am-430pm

2nd shift: Monday-Thursday 430pm-3am

3rd shift: Friday-Sunday 6am-630pm

4th shift: Friday-Sunday 6pm-6am



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