Food Production and Packaging Specialist

Job Type: Full-Time 

Compensation: Starting at $20.00/hr. 

Schedule: Monday – Thursday (5:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.), Fridays (as needed)

UW Provision Company, Inc. is seeking a Food Production and Packaging Specialist to join our tight-knit, hard-working, and jovial team on the production floor. In this fast-paced environment, you’ll use industrial-size packaging equipment to prepare and package top-quality meat products while prioritizing safety and upholding the highest standards of food production and sanitation.

Our ideal candidate is motivated, highly organized, and thrives in a team environment. We value cross-training across multiple departments and appreciate those who embody our “roll up your sleeves and get to work” mentality. If you’re ready to make a tangible difference, share a few laughs with your co-workers, and have the physical stamina to lift up to 50 pounds, you’re the right fit for us.

At UW Provision, we’re committed to your career growth. Starting from this position, you’ll have the opportunity to advance within the company, potentially growing into a meat cutter role. We also offer paid training in food safety, making sure you’re well-equipped for the journey ahead.

We offer a competitive pay and an excellent benefits package which includes:

  • 4-day work week Monday – Thursday (40 hours)
  • No Weekends
  • Employee Discount: Enjoy a 15% discount on our meat products at wholesale prices and at our retail store
  • 1st Shift
  • Health Insurance
  • 401K with a 3.5% match guarantee + up to 4% profit sharing
  • Accrued PTO

Essential Functions

  • Operate industrial-size packaging equipment to prepare and assemble products for production
  • Maintain proper documentation for produced items
  • Package meat products in accordance with developed specifications
  • Meet daily production goals
  • Maintain a clean, safe working environment with safety at the forefront
  • Learn inventory and product codes
  • Ensure health and safety requirements are fully met and a positive safety culture is maintained


  • Must have good hand/eye coordination and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Physical stamina to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area


  • 2 + year’s experience in the meat/food industry
  • 2+ year’s experience working in food packaging
  • Ability to read, write, and communicate in English

Work Environment

This job operates in warehouse freezers, coolers, and production areas. This position routinely uses equipment with moving mechanical parts.

Applicants with previous meat cutting, food production, and butcher experience are encouraged to apply.

Join us at UW Provision, where our mission is to provide high-quality, inspected food products at competitive prices. We believe in efficient, professional distribution of a wide range of food products, linking our business partners to our customers for the mutual benefit of all parties.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $20.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 10 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • No nights
  • No weekends
  • Overtime

Application Question(s):

  • Could you elaborate on the specific skills and experiences from your previous roles that make you a qualified candidate for this position?


  • Food industry: 2 years (Required)
  • Food Packaging: 2 years (Required)


  • English (Required)

Work Location: In person

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