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Kayem Foods, Inc. Hi Tec Operator in Chelsea, Massachusetts

Responsible for the grinding of all CT Kitchen products, in a timely, productive manner, delivering quality results.

  • Visually monitors raw materials for any deviations from the norm

  • Checks all meat and spices against written formulas

  • Identifies all product ingredients labels

  • Verifies meat weight and type.

  • Assembles, and starts blender and/or grinder equipment and observes operation to detect anything faulty.

  • Follows blending and grinding procedures as outlined in product formulation.

  • Communicates deviations to set parameters to Team Leader or Supervisor.

  • Responsible for documenting all process and productivity information.

  • Eliminates contact between shipping containers and meat.

  • Stops production line as needed, seeking immediate assistance to correct problems.

  • Assists new employees and trainees in learning proper methods and procedures in areas.

  • Maintains clean, sanitary, and safe work practices, tools and areas, including performing lockout/tagout as required. Discards general trash.

  • Must maintain and comply with all HAACP, OSHA, USDA, SSOP, and GMP requirements.

  • Must cross-train in all duties and areas of the CT Kitchen department.

  • Must work closely with Team Leader to coordinate proper amount of product for stuffers.

  • Others duties as assigned/needed.

    To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Must be able to read, comprehend and communicate simple instructions, short correspondence and memos in English and have basic mathematical skills. The employee will regularly lift and /or move up to 50 pounds. Previous blending experience preferred.


Kayem Foods is a rapidly expanding leader in the meat processing industry. Major brands include the flagship Kayem brand of franks, sausage and deli meats; al fresco all natural chicken sausage and McKenzie franks and deli meats. Kayem proudly makes the Kayem Fenway Frank, the Official Hot Dog of the Boston Red Sox and Fenway Park, The New England Patriots Frank, and The Tampa Bay Rays Dog to name a few of our sports team partnerships. The privately-held company has been owned and operated by the same family for over 100 years.

Growth and expansion are being driven by creative marketing strategies and tactics, innovative

new products, a focus on operational excellence, remarkably delicious products, and world class sales. As the company expands its branded extensions and product offerings nationally the opportunity for career growth continues to flourish.

Today, Kayem continues the legacy of our founders, providing quality product to our customers and employing a diverse workforce of dedicated people. Kayem has a rich history and a bright future ahead.

We offer excellent compensation and great benefits including health, dental, life insurance, long term disability, 401K, generous paid time off, tuition reimbursement, plus dynamic careers that give you the unique opportunity for personal contribution and growth.

Kayem promotes and enforces a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for all individuals.