Live Hanger in Blountsville, AL at Tyson Foods

Date Posted: 6/11/2018

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Career Description

This position is responsible for entry level non-skilled general labor while maintaining a safe work environment and adhering to Tyson policies and procedures.


The live hanger will retrieve and hang live chickens. The chickens are brought to the live hangers via a conveyor at knee level. One of the nine hangers operates the conveyor with his her knee, with the duty being rotated every load. The live hanger is to hang the chicken upside down by its paws into an empty passing line shackle with the bird facing away from the live hanger. Birds weighting up to 6lbs. Dusty, hot working environment.


Tyson Foods, Inc. voluntarily participates in the E-Verify system and uses all tools made available by the federal government to confirm the employment eligibility of all team members. Persons offered employment with Tyson Foods are required to provide documentation proving their employment eligibility, and all offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of the E-Verify process.