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Primal Supply Meats


We are currently hiring for the positions listed below. To apply: email work@primalsupplymeats.com with a letter of interest and resume in PDF format. You must include your name and the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email.

Production Assistant

Philadelphia, PA

Posted May 30, 2017

The heart of our operation is our weekly production routine. As a member of this team you will care for our product and assist in operations including: Meat processing, inventory management, packaging, equipment and facility maintenance. The ideal candidate for this role will be organized, punctual and able to work in a fast-paced environment. A good attitude and solid communication skills are necessary. 100% commitment to sustaining product and production standards is required. You should be comfortable working as part of a team and also able to work in a self-directed manner without constant supervision. (View full job description here.)

*Meat processing experience is a bonus but not required. We will train the right candidate into this role.


Assist in meat processing while maintaining quality and production standards:

Grinding meat, de-boning and trimming meat, sausage making, finishing and portioning retail cuts

Assist in packaging and order fulfillment

Assist in inventory and cooler organization

Work efficiently as part of a team to ensure timely and organized work flow

Clean equipment and work areas to maintain health and sanitation standards

Practice food safety and temperature control procedures at all times

Participate in staff meetings and trainings, as needed

Understand policies and practices that are relevant to our mission and be able to articulate these as a representative of our business


Able to stand and walk for 8+ hours, work in a cold environment and be able to lift 50+ pounds from the ground

Fast learner with a strong work ethic

Ability to work quickly and efficiently

Punctual, organized and detail-oriented

Flexible and proactive with communication

Ability to maintain effective working relationships with co-workers

Cooking experience (may be professional or personal)

Commitment to local food and sustainable meat production


This position is 35-40 hours/week with starting pay at $12/hr (depending on experience). This position has the ability to transition to full-time. The ideal candidate will be available on all production days with some schedule flexibility, as some days will end earlier or later than scheduled. Typical work hours for this position are:

Monday 9am-6pm
Tuesday 9am-5pm
Wednesday 9am-6pm
Friday 9am-6pm

*Please understand that as a food company, the holidays are a busy time of year, therefore time-off may be limited during these crucial times.

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