Live Hanger in Wilkesboro, NC at Tyson Foods

Date Posted: 6/13/2018

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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.


This position must hang live birds by both legs onto the overhead shackle line using both hands. Position is responsible for hanging 35 birds per minute. Birds weigh an average of 6 pounds, but can range from 5.5 to 9 pounds. Positions require the ability to push pull carry lift 50+ pounds periodically to transport to and dump DOA birds on take-away conveyor. Must be willing to work in hot dark dusty environments, use hands and arms above shoulder level and be able stand 8-10 hours a day. Must wear PPE, ear protection (plugs or muffs), hair net and beard guard.


Position will be for any shift available. Must be able to understand and agree to follow all Safety Rules. Must be willing to stand on metal platform up to 100% of the shift. Bending, twisting, stooping, lifting and reaching is required repetitively. Must be willing to use both hands and arms to pick up live birds. Rehires must not have worked for any Tyson for at least 6 months.

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.