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Entry-level line operator employees begin earning $16.70 per hour on first shift with pay increasing to $18.20 per hour on second and third shifts.

While terms and conditions will apply, most entry-level plant production positions working on second shift qualify for a $1,000 sign and stay bonus earned over a 90-day period. Employees working on second shift in shipping, sanitation, quality control and maintenance are not eligible for the sign and stay bonus.


Together, We Can Feed a Growing World

Feeding the world starts with producing affordable, lean protein. At Wayne-Sanderson Farms, we make chicken amazing, while providing an amazing career for our team members. We are proud to employ dedicated people from a wide variety of backgrounds and skill sets. Our vision of becoming the amazing chicken company starts with amazing team members, which is why we offer competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package.


Wayne-Sanderson Farms offers a competitive and affordable total benefits package.

Medical Coverage

Dental Insurance

Vision Insurance

Free Basic Life Insurance 

Retirement Plans with Employer Match

Paid Vacation and Holidays

Education Reimbursement

Free Chaplain Service

Position Requirements

  • Previous experience is preferred, but not required.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age to be eligible for employment with Wayne-Sanderson Farms.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States.
  • Must be able to grasp, reach, push and pull.
  • Must be able to lift 10 lbs., and occasionally 40 lbs. or more, utilizing proper lifting techniques.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.


Work Environment

You will be working in a fast-paced, high-performing environment to prepare high quality chicken products for sale to customers around the world. The use of scissors or knives to prepare products is common.

Portions of our facilities are kept at colder temperatures ranging from 32˚-50˚F. Employees frequently work in cold and wet conditions as our facilities are continuously cleaned to ensure product quality.

For more information, please call 601-765-8211.


A normal work week for our team members is Monday-Friday with occasional work on Saturdays. Employees work on three different shifts with varied start times based on job role, giving team members more flexibility.

Shifts are approximately eight hours in length.


First Processing: 4:45AM

Second Processing: 7:15AM

Third Processing: Varied


First Processing: 1:30PM

Second Processing: 4:15PM

Third Processing: Varied


First Processing Sanitation: 10:30PM

Second Processing Sanitation: 12:30AM

Third Processing: Varied

Open Positions

Collins, MS

Line Operator

$16.70 – $18.20/hr