This job will not suffice for the weak, slow, or stubborn. You will have blisters on your hands, aching backs, and sore feet. You got to be fast to keep up with the demand for product. Lunch is only 30 minutes so there is little time for rest. All of that said, Hog Slat (slat plant) is highly rewarding with great pay and benefits. Vacation time is accumulated quickly and you get extra bonuses if you don't smoke. exercise regularly, and are healthy. Hog Slat has a saying " A healthy employee, is a productive employee." so they will take care of you to make sure you take care of the company. Thanksgiving , 4th of July, and Christmas the company gives you a free hour long lunch which is usually made fresh on the grill on location.
If you work hard and endure you will get paid well, as well as summer months usually allowing for 10 hours of overtime.
good pay, great benefits
tough work, very hard to advance