Food Production - Processing and Prep

Chicago, IL
Full Time
Operations (Hourly)
Entry Level

Food Production - Processing Prep

Hourly Rate: 
$15.90 - $18.00 per hour / $250 Sign-on BONUS!

Eligibility for a $250 reward on a quarterly basis

Shift: Monday - Thursday, 5:00am-3:00pm

Location: 5370 S. Cicero Ave., Chicago, IL

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The Story of Farmer's Fridge

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Farmer’s Fridge is on a mission to make it simple for everyone to eat well. We serve healthy, handcrafted meals and snacks from our growing network of 400+ software-enabled vending machines that we refer to as smart Fridges, and a new direct-to-consumer business. We are striving to change the food system from the ground up – one Fridge or delivery at a time. 

We are a team that cares about the business, our product's impact, and each other. We are data-driven, innovative, and quick to move on to a good idea. We are looking for people who want to collaborate in an entrepreneurial, inclusive culture and are passionate about succeeding.

You’ll get…

  • Enjoy free lunch every day! An annual value of $4,000!
  • Competitive Salary & 401K company match that vests immediately upon participation
  • Traditional benefits for full-time hourly – Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Short Term, and Long Term Disability
  • Equity available to full-time employees after 1 year of employment
  • Generous sick leave & PTO policy
  • Up to 10 paid holidays

In this Processing role with our Production Team, you will:

  • Prepare a variety of food according to production guidelines and standardized recipes
  • Set up workstations with all needed ingredients and equipment
  • Prepares ingredients by measuring, weighing, mixing, chopping, trimming, and peeling food items
  • Safely utilize a variety of utensils including knifes
  • Arrange, garnish, and portion food according to established guidelines
  • Help keep the production facility clean and organized
  • Follow all safety, GMP, and QSF policies/procedures

Necessary knowledge, skills, and experience:

  • Previous experience in kitchen, food prep, or food service related work preferred
  • Knowledge of various food prep methods, proper knife handling, and food safety regulations such as proper food handling, sanitation, and storage preferred
  • Able to stand and work for long periods of time (10 hour shifts) in a cold environment (around 40 degrees) and lift at least 50 lbs.
  • Able to stay organized and flexible in a fast-paced environment.

During your break - Never run on empty by enjoying daily Farmer’s Fridge meals, challenge a coworker to a game of ping pong, de-stress by taking a spin on our Nascar arcade game, or spend your break on one of our comfy couches.
Happier Workdays - Walking into the facility should fill you with joy, not dread. We're a fun and passionate group, and we don't take ourselves too seriously. Bring your unique self to work, dress comfortably, and always feel free to share your thoughts and opinions. We encourage curiosity and inquiry; there's no hierarchy here when we're all swapping ideas.
Innovate & Elevate - We are all teachers and learners. You'll grow, and help grow the company through cross-functional collaboration, open access to leadership, and regular business updates. You have a direct impact on the company’s bottom line. You can also impact your bottom line by participating in our 401(k) plan that includes a company match with immediate vesting.

Farmer’s Fridge is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

View our disclosures related to External Agencies and Applicants below: https://www.farmersfridge.com/careerdisclosures

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