Processing Associate, Hiring Multiple Shifts

Vital Farms

Vital Farms

Springfield, MO, USA
Posted on Thursday, April 25, 2024

Processing Associates - Currently Hiring for the following Full Time Shifts!

B Shift: Monday-Wednesday 6:00pm-6:00am and Thursday 6:00pm-12:00am (Weekday nights - 40 hours)

C Shift: Thursday 12:00pm-6:00pm and Friday-Sunday 6:00am-6:00pm (Weekend Days - 40 hours)

D Shift: Thursday 12:00am - 6:00 am; Friday - Sunday 6:00 pm - 6:00 am (Weekend Nights- 40 hours)

What You’ll Do (Job Overview):

As a Processing Associate at Vital Farms, you will work within our state-of-the-art manufacturing and production facility to wash, sort and pack our pasture-raised eggs from our family farms. This role at Egg Central Station (ECS) is critical in bridging the gap from local family farms to grocery stores for our consumers. You’ll be on your feet during each twelve-hour shift, moving, lifting, loading and working with air-conditioned and sunlight-filled warehouse.


  • B Shift - $18.50 per hour
  • C Shift - $20.00 per hour
  • D Shift - $20.50 per hour
  • Holiday pay
  • Healthcare the first of the month after you start! (medical, vision, dental and life)
  • 401K with a 3% company match starting day one!
  • Paid Time Off with your first paycheck!
  • Biweekly crew lunch
  • Free snacks
  • Free eggs
  • Crew Swag

A Day as a Processing Associate at Egg Central Station

  • Operate machines and robots to load, sort, and pack our pasture-raised eggs.
  • Keep sanitary conditions for optimal food production.
  • Ensure our eggs meet the standards by carefully following our procedures and performing quality checks.
  • Perform inspections on supplies and ready for use.
  • Operate powered jacks to move supplies and product within the warehouse.
  • 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 and food quality reasons.
  • 1 year of work experience in a production and or manufacturing environment.
  • You’re able to frequently lift and/or move up to 50lbs.
  • You’re committed to following all personal safety requirements rigorously.
  • Be flexible and execute other duties and production tasks required.
  • Basic math skills. Adding. Subtracting. Basic division.

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 race, color, religion, gender and gender identity, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, marital status, age, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable 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 .