Production Associates - Full Time

Vital Farms

Vital Farms

Springfield, MO, USA
Posted on Saturday, October 21, 2023

Production Associates - Hiring for All Shifts


B Shift Weekday Nights - (Monday-Wednesday 6:00pm-6:00am; Thursday 6:00pm - 12:00am)

C Shift Weekdays- (Thursday 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM; Friday - Sunday 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM)

D Shift Weekend Nights - (Thursday 12:00am - 6:00 am; Friday - Sunday 6:00 pm - 6:00 am)


  • B Shift - $19.00 per hour
  • D Shift - $20.00 per hour

Semi-annual wage increases and performance reviews.

Finding the right place to grow your career isn’t (over) easy, so we’re here to help by sharing a few reasons why the grass is greener at Vital Farms. We think you’ll appreciate our focus on Conscious Capitalism, which drives business decisions that benefit all our stakeholders (leading to even better business results). You might be drawn to our innovative approach and refusal to settle for the “way things have always been done.” Or you could find it exciting to grow your skills while working for an industry-leading brand. Whether you’re into our values, our brand, or our egg-cellent puns, we hope you’ll join our Crew and help us change the world 108 square feet at a time!

What You'll Do

  • You’re ready to get physical! You will be on your feet a lot during each twelve-hour shift, but you won’t just be standing in one spot. You’ll be moving. You’ll be lifting. You’ll be loading machines. You’ll be fixing machines. If a machine goes down or eggs start to break (which does happen sometimes), you’ll be helping to scrub things down to help that machinery get back up and running.
  • You are able to frequently lift and/or move up to 40 pounds
  • You will follow all personal safety and food safety requirements rigorously
  • Other duties as required. Things come up, but you’re flexible and you always find a way to make things work

What You Bring to the Table

  • Must be able to speak, read and write in English for safety reasons
  • 1 year of work experience in production/manufacturing
  • Basic math skills. Adding. Subtracting. Basic division.

What We Bring to the Table:

  • Great pay & benefits
  • Benefits include medical, vision, dental, and life
  • 4-hour paid time off accrual every paycheck
  • 3% 401k contribution starting on day
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Learning and Development team dedicated to your growth
  • Weekly crew lunch & snacks
  • Dedication to your safety at work
  • Free eggs & butter
  • Friends & family discounts
  • Fun team swag
  • Air-conditioned facility with lots of natural light
  • Be part of a movement to bring ethically produced food to the table
  • Work in a mission-focused environment alongside passionate colleagues

Who We Are:

Vital Farms, a Certified B Corporation, offers a range of ethically produced foods nationwide. Started on a single farm in Austin, Texas, in 2007, Vital Farms became a national consumer brand that works with over 300 family farms and is the leading U.S. brand of pasture-raised eggs by retail dollar sales. Vital Farms’ products, including shell eggs, butter, hard-boiled eggs, and liquid whole eggs, are sold in over 24,000 stores nationwide. Vital Farms’ ethics are exemplified by its focus on the humane treatment of farm animals and sustainable farming practices. In addition, as a Delaware Public Benefit Corporation, Vital Farms prioritizes the long-term benefits of each of its stakeholders, including farmers and suppliers, customers and consumers, communities and the environment, crew members, and stockholders. In short, we exist to improve the lives of people, animals, and our planet through food.

Next Steps:
Shortly after you complete your application, you'll receive a follow-up email elaborating on any potential next steps in our process. If you don't immediately receive said follow-up email, we would highly encourage you to check your spam filter!
In order to fulfill Vital Farms mission to “bring ethically produced food to the table,” we seek to build teams that leverage diverse perspectives to create a welcoming and innovative environment that is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunities.
To that end, we make employment decisions based on qualifications, merit, and business need. Vital Farms does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other status protected by law.
Notification to Agencies:
**Vital Farms is not accepting unsolicited third-party recruitment agencies in the hiring process for this role. If you are a potential candidate interested in a role with Vital Farms, please submit an application directly. If you have any questions about the application process or the role itself, please reach out to a member of our Talent Acquisition team at .