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Butterball Farms, Inc., a world class food manufacturer, is on a mission. The mission is to Enrich Lives. With 60 years in the industry, Butterball Farms, Inc. is proud to give back to our employees, communities, and neighbors. We are proud of our tradition of innovative partnerships, helping employees and partners lead better lives. We create value-added, innovative butter products for leading companies worldwide. Our quality work environment gives you the tools you need to succeed.

Are you a self-starter looking for a fast paced innovative environment? Do you want to be a significant contributor at a company with a mission to “Enrich Lives?” This opportunity may be what you are looking for. Butterball Farms, Inc. is currently seeking individuals with machine operation experience to join our growing organization based in Grand Rapids, MI

JOB TITLE: Operator

LOCATION:  Butterball Farms, Inc.

JOB SCHEDULE:  1st and 2nd Shifts:  schedule varies depending on product being run. Could be 5:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. or 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. 2nd shift:  2:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

JOB DESCRIPTION:  The Operator is responsible to participate with a team assembly line and a self-managed work team. The Operator is responsible with the rest of the team to ensure the line is meeting production rates, avoid product variances, ensure a safe quality product is produced, and work safely at all times. The Operator will also start production line, operate equipment, troubleshoot for team members, and pack product.


  • Work with the team to package product.
  • Record temperature, weights, etc.
  • Comply/verify accuracy of each finished case and skid labels.


  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • 2 years Manufacturing or Food Manufacturing experience is preferred.
  • National Career Readiness Certificate preferred – Silver WorkKeys required for advancement to Technician. 

TO APPLY:  Send resume to Resumes@ButterballFarms.com


Butterball Farms, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Emp