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Position Description

You love Little Debbie® snack cakes! How would you like to work with us to bring smiles to all of our customers? McKee Foods is seeking entry level Production Workers-3rd Shift to join our Family Bakery at our Collegedale, Tennessee location.  We understand that 3rd shift is not for everybody, but if that sounds like a good fit for you, take the next step in your career.  Earn more than double minimum wage and grow with America’s leading snack cake brand.

Why Should You Apply?

  • $1,000.00 Sign-On Bonus
  • Great pay (with shift differential, starts at $17.64 and tops out at $18.56)
  • 19 days paid time off in your first year, and more
  • Profit sharing
  • Excellent advancement opportunities
  • Family oriented and more - see full benefits below


3rd Shift

Sunday - Thursday, 10:30 p.m. - 6:30 a.m. (other days and hours as needed)

The Position

This is an entry-level position at our bakery that requires no previous experience. A great start to a career in Manufacturing!

  • We’re looking for full-time production workers with a desire to work hard and the ability to be part of a team
  • We offer on-the-job training in our modern facility

The production worker job includes multiple job roles in packaging our snack cakes. In some areas you may rotate between the positions and perform all three of the tasks throughout your shift. In other areas, you’ll be primarily be assigned to one and just move to the others as needed. These tasks may be automated at varying degrees and can differ but we thought you'd like to get a better idea of what you would be doing every day.

The “Feeder” takes the unwrapped product off the conveyor belt and puts it into a track that goes through a machine that wraps it into individually wrapped packages. The individually wrapped packages go to the “Catcher” who puts them into boxes you see on your grocery store shelf. Those boxes go to the “Palletizer” who puts them into shipping cases that go off to the shipping department.

To Apply


Click the Apply button and list your employer information for the past 18 months – do not omit any employment – include temp positions, military service assignments and volunteer activities.  Please start with your most recent employer and list employers from most recent to least recent.

If you did not work during any gaps please list what you were doing – for example:  school, stay at home mom, taking care of family member, looking for work, etc.

Click the Add button under Work Experience to add an employer or a gap when you were not employed and then click Add again to add another, until you’ve covered the last 18 months.

For most of our openings, you need to apply each time we post the job. Because we have more openings for this job, this application for full-time Production Workers - 3rd Shift  will be good for 1 year. If you are interested in other shifts or other jobs, you will need to complete a separate application for those openings.

The Company 

Best known for Little Debbie® snack cakes, America’s leading snack cake brand, Sunbelt Bakery® granola products, and Drake’s Cakes®, McKee Foods Corporation a privately-held, family-owned bakery, that’s been in business since 1934. We have a long history of innovation and treating employees with respect, and a deeply held belief in the importance of doing business with integrity.. We bake and the world smiles!


  • Competitive pay scale
  • 401(k) with matching contributions
  • Health insurance, including prescription drug plan
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision care plan
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off (for vacation, holidays, sick time, personal time, etc.)
  • Direct deposit payroll
  • Credit Union
  • Shift differential pay
  • Exercise and recreation facility
  • Profit-sharing program
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance (Premiums Paid by the Company)

Posting ID: 662652130 Posted: 2021-10-18 Job Title: Production Worker