Machine Operator

Location : Location US-WA-Kent
1st Shift
Regular Full-Time


King’s Command Foods, LLC., an American Foods Group Company, has opportunities for a Machine Operator at our Kent, WA plant.


If you are looking to advance your career, join the AFG family where you can be a part of providing quality beef products to over 40 countries around the world. 


As our Machine Operator, you will:

  • Ensure that the correct batches are to spec.
  • Use proper lifting techniques when moving v-mags to prevent any injuries
  • Ensure all procedures of LOTO are followed when the machine is jammed or at the end of the shift to take the machine apart. Shut machine off and get supervisor when a block is jammed.
  • Report any deficiencies to the Production Supervisor.
  • Complete required paperwork daily.
  • Ensure that the proper plate is be used.
  • Make sure product meet required weight and size.
  • NOTE: this description is not intended to be all-inclusive. An employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization; these duties are considered marginal.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Must be able to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.
  • Must be able to work in a variety of work temperatures warm, hot, humid, cold, wet or with slippery surfaces at varied heights in and around moving equipment and parts.
  • Must be able to perform the physical requirements of the job. 
  • Ability to work extended scheduled hours Monday through Saturday with daily overtime. Must be able to work overtime as required.  Start times and hours vary based on production needs.
  • Must be able to successfully complete training:
    • Safe Quality Food (SQF).
    • Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs).
    • Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP).
    • Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
    • Food defense.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior machine operating experience in a USDA inspected beef, pork or poultry facility.
  • Prior production experience.
  • Work history in the last 12 months.


King’s Command Foods, LLC (Kent Facility) an American Foods Group company is an industry leader in high quality pre-cooked and ready-to-eat meat products located in Kent, Washington. We appreciate our employees and reward them for a job well done.  As a member of the team, you will find yourself challenged and contributing in a significant way to the success of the business, and you will be rewarded for that success. If you want to feel appreciated for a job well done and be part of something bigger, then consider joining American Foods Group, a “hire to retire” type of company.  


What we offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • Excellent benefit plan.  Benefits include: Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Flex Spending Accounts, Voluntary Benefits, PTO, 401k, Short Term Disability, Discount Meat Purchase Program, and more!  
  • Training, growth and advancement opportunities that will make this the best and last company you work for.


Check Out the Kent, WA Area!

Improve your quality of life by residing in Kent, WA, a city located outside of Seattle, WA.  A short drive from many recreational areas in Washington, Kent offers big city amenities and is close to some of the most beautiful nature in America!


The area also offers:

  • American’s most famous parks and forests including Mount Rainier National Park and Tiger Mountain State Forest.
  • Visit Seattle’s many landmarks including the Space Needle and Pike Place Market.
  • Year-round community events that the whole family will love.


Try to convince us that there is a better place to live and work other than King’s Command Foods, LLC in Kent, WA!


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