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Pekin, IL 61554
$18 - $21 an hour - Full-time


Pekin, IL 61554

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  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off

Full job description

OPEN Interviews/Presentations IN PEKIN, IL !

Calihan Pork Processors, LLC an American Foods Group Company, has opportunities for General Production at our Peoria, IL plant.

Presentation Location:

Hampton Inn & Suites Pekin

3445 Court Street, Pekin, IL, 61554

Available Dates/Times

Tuesday, April 23rd 2024: 3pm - 6:30pm

Wednesday, April 24th 2024: 8am-11am & 1:30pm - 4:00pm

  • Competitive pay! $18.00 - $21.00 per hour with incentive
  • Plus Overtime
  • High priority to candidates attending the event
  • Start earning PTO starting on your first day!
  • Excellent PTO program
  • We only work 1st shift
  • Ask us for other benefits available
  • Excellent benefits that include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, FSA, PTO, 401k, STD, and more!
  • Paid Weekly!

As a General Production worker, you will:

  • Perform a variety of specialized tasks in a warm, hot, humid or wet environment.
  • Properly use tools such as knives, hooks, or other specialized equipment.
  • Perform physical tasks which require upper body strength and constant repetitive movements.
  • Stand on hard surfaces the entire shift; use of stairs and personal protection equipment (PPE) is required in all areas of the facility.
  • Compliance with all food safety policies and regulations.
  • Adhere to all safety and housekeeping processes and procedures to ensure safety for our employees, customers and visitors.
  • Maintain and promote a strong safety culture and follow all safety policies, procedures and regulations. Identify and communicate workplace hazards and correct or seek assistance in correcting unsafe actions or conditions.
  • Work and collaborate with a diverse work population.
  • NOTE: this description is not intended to be all-inclusive. An employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization; these duties are considered marginal.


Calihan Pork Processors, LLC an American Foods Group company is a privately held pork harvest facility located in Peoria, IL. This facility employs over 100 employees and harvests on average 250,000 pounds of pork per day. We appreciate our employees and reward them for a job well done.

What we offer:

  • Competitive total compensation package for you and your family.
  • Excellent benefit plan. Benefits include: Health, Dental, Life Insurance, PTO, 401k, Short Term Disability, and more!

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be able to work in the United States without visa sponsorship
  • Must be able to work in a variety of work temperatures warm, hot, humid, cold, wet or with slippery surfaces at varied heights in and around moving equipment and parts.
  • Must be able to perform the physical requirements of the job.
  • Ability to work extended scheduled hours Monday through Saturday with daily overtime. Must be able to work overtime as required. Start times and hours vary based on production needs.
  • Safety training.
  • Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) training.
  • Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) training.
  • Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) training.
  • Food defense training.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior harvest or fabrication experience in a USDA inspected beef, pork or poultry facility.
  • Prior production experience.
  • Work history in the last 12 months.

Notice to Search Firms: We are not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms. We will not pay any placement, referral or other fees to any search firms unless we have agreed otherwise in a valid, written agreement for the specific position posted and signed by an authorized representative of American Foods Group.

American Foods Group, LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status. Learn more: EEO is the Law and EEO is the Law Supplement. Applicants with a disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process can contact Human Resources at the location(s) where you are applying. American Foods Group, LLC will not discriminate against applicants who inquire about, disclose or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants. Learn more: Pay Transparency. American Foods Group, LLC participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations as required by law. Learn more: E-Verify

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $18.00 - $21.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift

Work Location: In person