Millsboro, Delaware

Cone Debone - General Labor

Mountaire Farms at our Millsboro location is looking for hard working individuals to join our Cone Debone Team!
  • Day Shift (8:21 a.m. to 5:21 p.m. approx.)
  • Night Shift (5:18 p.m. - until finish - between 12:00 a.m. up to 3:00 a.m.)
  • Part Time Program is also available for Both Shifts (up to 29hrs. a week)

Summary Description:

Load cones on the line. Cut the shoulders. Pull the skin from the cone. Score and clip the tenders. Pull the breast from the carcass then grade.

Essential Job Functions/Duties:

  • Put a cone on the moving line.
  • Using a knife, cut the wing from the breast.
  • Pull the skin from the breast.
  • Using a knife, score the tenders from the ribs.
  • Pull the breast from the carcass, inspect for bones and skin then toss fillet on the moving conveyor.
  • Scale the finished product.


  • We offer an Incentive Program for our Breast Debone department based on a scoring system! Up to $18.75/hr.!
    • Shoulder Cutters (1st cut and 2nd cut)
    • Wing Rollers
    • Tender Scorers
    Physical/Mental Demands, Working Conditions and Environment:

    • Ability to display good attendance.
    • Must be 18 years of age or older.
    • Able and willing to lift between 25-50lbs.
    • Must have flexibility with repetitive hand movements.
    • Must be able to stand on concrete surfaces up to four continuous hours with a minimum of 8 hours per shift.
    • Must be able to perform strenuous work in a damp environment with temperatures ranging from 45 to 55 degrees.
    • Ability to work overtime and weekends as needed.
    • Ability to follow USDA, Quality Assurance, GMP and Food Safety procedures including PPE, Lock-Out/Tag-Out, etc.
    • Ability to follow instructions of supervision.
    • Ability to use knives and other essential tools as needed.

    What Mountaire offers you:

    • Stable Work, Competitive Wages and Overtime
    • FREE Medical services for you and your family at our on-site Health and Wellness Center
    • Short Term and Long-Term Disability, Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance
    • Great opportunities for growth and advancement including Education Reimbursement
    • Employee Referral Program up to $1,300!
    • Vacation, Holiday Pay, discretionary Profit Sharing Plan and 401K

    It's a plus if you have:

    • Strong/Stable work history
    • Previous debone experience
    • Experience in production, or manufacturing

    You can also apply in person Monday to Friday from 8:00AM to 5:00PM at the Recruitment Center located at 29106 John J. Williams Hwy., Millsboro, DE.

    If you have any questions, feel free to call us at (302) 934-3064 or (302) 934-3046!

    Millsboro, Delaware

    Mountaire Farms is the sixth largest chicken producer, serving markets in 46 states in the US and more than 80 countries around the world. With operations in Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, North Carolina and Arkansas, Mountaire Farms continues to adhere to the highest standards of quality control and operational excellence. As a fast growing company with almost 10,000 employees, we are also firmly committed to providing a stable, consistent work environment. At Mountaire, we recognize that consumers are more aware of where their food comes from than ever before. We continually strive to deliver high-quality products to our customers, and we have implemented science-based best practices throughout our vertically integrated process with this goal in mind. From the start of this process on our breeder farms, through the hatchery, growing and production operations – we are committed to the health and welfare of our birds and, ultimately, our consumers.

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