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Kayem Foods, Inc. Production Services $17+ Hr in Chelsea, Massachusetts

SUMMARY: Responsible for peeling quality product according to the production schedule and for the assembly, set-up and settings of the (Hi Tec) machine and the meat pump to produce product according to established specifications.


  • Attach (HiTec) machine to the meat pump.

  • Review production schedule to determine proper set-up.

  • Inspect equipment, while checking parts for any damage, or leakage. Notify supervisor of damages.

  • Assembles equipment according to product run, including performing lockout/tagout as required.

  • Conducts first piece inspection to ensure conformance to product specifications, checking the diameter, length, weight, twists, casing breakage, and evidence of air pockets.

  • Conducts operational audits every 15 minutes throughout production to ensure proper product specifications

  • Check for accuracy of scales.

  • Hang product according to pattern specifications and proper procedures.

  • Responsible for removing, cleaning, and safely storing meter gears, housing, and stuffing horns at the end of production.

  • Assist new employees and trainees in learning proper methods and procedures.

  • Others duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to read and comprehend simply instructions in English. Must be able to record weights in English. Able to perform basic mathematical operations. The employee must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.


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