Basic American Foods
  • Production/Packaging
  • Shelley, ID, USA
  • 13.40
  • Hourly
  • Full Time
  • Hourly

Medical, Dental, Vision, Onsite Wellness Clinic, 401 (k), Pension, Education Assistance, Jack Hume Scholarship

Onsite Hiring Event every Thursday in September at 9:00am at the Shelley Facility.

Learn more about our benefits, take a tour, interview the same day!


Line Associate, Shelley, ID


Who We Are

What makes an amazing meal so great? The people who create them - those in kitchens and dining rooms everywhere who work hard to plan, prepare and cook every dish to perfection. They're heroes in our eyes, and it's our job to set them up for success. We are proud of our 85-year history, and we credit success to our startup mentality and strategic focus on providing tasty and innovative products to kitchens, cafeterias, and dining rooms throughout America. Our supportive and collaborative culture is driven by our mission - to make mealtime victories happen every single day.


Where We Are

Our locations in Southeast Idaho provide the family-friendly feel of a small town with plenty of nearby nature to explore. This area is perfect for the outdoor activities lover and is only a short distance from two national parks!


What BAF is Like

As a relatively flat organization, you have a voice from your first day, along with opportunities to explore, learn and develop new skills with challenging and rewarding work. We're focused on your success, both professionally and personally, and we are committed to helping you every step of the way. We are a family-owned, family-friendly company that empowers and supports our employees. We live out our company values and expect all team members to do the same.

Come join our team in Shelley and help make food hero's every day! We're looking to hire hardworking Line Associates with a positive attitude, who are interested in career progression.


What a "Day in the Life" is Like

A typical day as a Line Associate includes:

  • Must be able to consistently lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to work 12 hour shifts
  • Protecting yourself and others and participation in regular safety/sanitation inspections, maintaining orderliness of work areas and ensuring proper Lock, Tag and Try of equipment.
  • Performing cleaning with the use of high-pressure hoses and cleaning agents on machinery, product belts, floors, pipes and walls. Also performing dry cleaning where applicable.
  • Observing all machinery for safe operations in the assigned area.
  • Protect production capacity.
  • This job requires to rotate between a day shift and a swing shift.

Do You Have the Ingredients to Become a Basic American Foods Hero?

We're Looking for Someone With:

  • A positive attitude
  • The ability to consistently lift or move 50lbs
  • Ability to read, write, and understand simple correspondence as well as communicate in small group situations.

 You'll Love Working Here if You:

  • Love what you do, and it shows. The employees who work here are passionate about what they do and proud of the impact we make in the world with our food.
  • Are knowledgeable and confident, but never boastful. While we are proud of our company, our team and the products we create, we are humble and down to earth at our core.
  • Are looking for a competitive salary and benefits. Including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement plans, paid vacation and sick time, life and disability insurance, and adoption assistance.


At BAF, we are an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and strive to create a supportive and inclusive community of individuals committed to helping each other and our company thrive.

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