Pet Food Grinder Operator

Mifflintown, Pennsylvania
Manufacturing & Production
Job Type
Temp to Perm
US$ 24,960.00 - US$ 31,220.00 per hour, 12.00-14.00
Ref. Number
Spherion State College, Spherion
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Job Description

Have you ever wanted to work for a company who produces sources of food and nutrition for our dogs and cats? If so, your next employment opportunity is only a click away!

As a pet food grinder operator, you will primarily be operating machinery that grinds beef, chicken, and other animal products into high quality pet food for our furr-babies to enjoy. Other duties and responsibilities of this critical production role include moving finished products in and out of the freezer, loading and unloading trucks, and maintaining a clean and orderly work area. Previous forklift experience is a plus! Your valued work will not go unrewarded...see below for pay rate and benefits!

You will be working 8 hour shifts, Sunday night  through Thursday night, 11:00PM to 7:30AM. Overtime, when necessary, will be on Friday night from 11:00PM to 4:30 or 5:00AM. These positions pays $12.00 per hour to start, and are temp-to-hire after 90 days for the right candidates. If hired on after your 90 days with Spherion, you will be eligible for an immediate $0.50 increase per hour (shift differential), and after only 8 weeks of being hired on by our client, you will be eligible for another $1.50 increase per hour in the form of performance bonus, putting you at $14.00 per hour within six months. Once hired on, you would also be eligible for the following GREAT BENEFITS: 
  • Medical Insurance/Dental insurance/Eye Insurance (after 8 weeks)
  • Short Term Disability (after 8 weeks)
  • 401-K / Profit sharing
  • Life insurance (paid by company)
  • Holidays / Vacation time / PPD
For immediate consideration, please send your resume to, or call 814-238-4244 and apply online at These positions will not last long, so apply today!


  • Ability to work in a freezer at very cold temperatures at times
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs of heights up to 5 feet
  • Ability to bend and stoop
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to frequently climb stairs and ladders and work at heights
  • Ability to work indoors 90% and outdoors 10%


  • Previous manufacturing experience required

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