Production Worker

Job Descriptions

All jobs in the production areas require standing on the line (conveyor belt) or at the cutting tables.

There is no ability to sit while working on the line.

All jobs require repetitive motion and some lifting (picking up or moving fillets).


Use a large knife to dehead the fish (salmon/sockeye; larger fish such as swordfish or tuna are already deheaded)


Use knife or wizard to trim fish to customer specifications

Pin Bone Remover

Run hand over fillet, and use a tweezer to pull pin bones from fillet


"Make styro" - put blue plastic bag into styrofoam container and wrap plastic back to outside of container so that fish can be put inside the bag

Place fillet/fish in styrofoam container

Put ice over fish

Put lid on styro

Scale Operator

Move styro containing fish onto to scale

Press appropriate buttons on scale to print a label

Put label on styro

Move styro to conveyor so that packers can put ice on fish / lid on styro

Machine Operator

Operate different machines

  • Portioning machine - cuts fish into portions (8 oz; 10 oz)
  • Skinless machine - removes skin from salmon / sockeye fillets
  • Fillet machine - cuts the salmon/sockeye into two after being deheaded
  • Traypack machine - after product is put into the plastic container, the machine seals it
    • Can also be used for individual packaging (tuna & swordfish steaks)

All jobs in shipping require employees to stand, walk, stoop, bend and squat.


Employees certified to use forklifts and pallet jacks offload product from trucks

Move incoming product from container and put in large bin (two people if the product is large like swordfish or tuna) using hooks if needed

Re-ice product

Place lid on vat

(Vat is moved by employees who are certified forklift or pallet jack drivers to Whole Fish Cooler)

Order Picker

Picks boxes of product per customer order and puts on pallet


Puts labels on boxes to show the type of product, weight, etc.


After order has been picked, wrap boxes of product with plastic wrap to prevent boxes from falling during shipping

Employees certified to use forklifts and pallet jacks load product onto truck

Note: Shipping/Receiving shifts start all throughout the day. There is no set time when all the AM Shipping/Receiving employees start and end their shift (for example).

Freezer Order Picker positions require forklift experience.

Freezer Order Picker


  • Be able to read, write and speak English fluently
  • Have prior forklift experience
  • Have computer experience
  • Be organized
  • Be able to work in extremely cold temperatures (freezing)

Prior experience in a warehouse, order picking or shipping/receiving is a preferred

Use specialized forklift to pick orders from the freezer to bring to shipping; or pick frozen product and bring to Saw Dept for processing

Process paperwork and update computer system

Monroe Staffing Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, color, religion, gender, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or other protected classification.