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Tyson Foods Heavy Skilled Operative - Waterloo Pork Plant in Waterloo, Iowa

Heavy Skilled Operative

New Start Wage $18.00 plus $1.00 hr. Attendance Incentive

and $1.00 hr. 2nd Shift Differential

Full Benefit Package - 9 Paid Holidays -

1st and 2nd Shift Positions

Accepting Rehire Applications

If you are looking to make an impact in a meaningful way, join us at Tyson Foods where we are raising the world’s expectations for how much good food can do! We create quality products in a safe environment for our team members. We offer great benefits and advancement opportunities in our pork processing facility.


This position is responsible for operating machinery, heavy lifting and maintaining production flow while maintaining a safe work environment and adhering to Tyson policies and procedures.

What You Will Do

Operative jobs require a higher skill level. Work includes detailed knife work to butcher or bone pork, operate saws, operate skinners and other equipment to process pork, box handling and palletizing and operating powered industrial trucks or forklifts to move product.

Work environments are wet and humid. Temperatures range from 35 to 90+ degrees.

Work may include climbing ladders, working from elevated platforms, standing, bending, pushing pulling and reaching, standing and walking on hard floors and consistent lifting of 20-110 lbs.

We operate on a 6-day work schedule of Monday through Saturday.

To be considered for employment please provide your social security number at the end of the application under National ID#.

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Work Shift:

ALL SHIFTS (United States of America)

Hourly Applicants ONLY -You must complete the task after submitting your application to provide additional information to be considered for employment.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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Our team members make the difference. If you are ready to grow your career with an industry leader and want to positively impact the team and community around you, then join us in helping us in raising expectations.Join us on the journey.

At Tyson, we are raising expectations for how much good people can do. Our Talent Strategy is to Attract, Grow, Reward and Retain the best talent, and we believe that our Culture is the connecting thread that drives that strategy!

We strive to be a talent magnet to establish a reputation for being a talent rich organization where team members can grow their career while growing the business.

We are a high performing organization where team members are rewarded (Pay, Benefits and Recognition) for their contributions, and given the opportunity to support and/or volunteer with programs that help Tyson make a lasting social impact in the communities where we live and work.

To learn more about our culture, please read Our Purpose ( .

Tyson Foods, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you are unable to apply for career opportunities through use of this site due to an impairment or disability, please contact (479) 290-5000 for further assistance.