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Are you an avid outdoors person? Basic American Foods has fantastic opportunities in the beautiful state of Idaho!  Idaho features some of the best skiing, hunting, and hiking in the country. These areas provide a safe and affordable place to live while taking advantage of all the outdoor activities! Your military skillsets and dedication to duty are valued here and would be honored to have you as a part of our team!

By joining our team, you will work a stable, consistent schedule with premium health benefits that exceed other local companies! You are eligible for paid holidays, 401k, and a Pension, meaning you can make a career with us and know you are planning for your retirement at the same time!

We are looking for Veterans to join our team to become the newest Basic American Foods Hero!

Compensation: $14.16-$14.27 hourly starting

Bonus: $1,000 Retention bonus after 6 months

Experience: No experience required

Relocation: Relocation assistance is provided

The job requirements for a Line Associate include:

  • Must be able to consistently lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to work 12-hour shifts
  • Protecting yourself and others and participation in regular safety/sanitation inspections, maintaining orderliness of work areas, and ensuring proper Lock, Tag, and Try of equipment.
  • Performing cleaning with the use of high-pressure hoses and cleaning agents on machinery, product belts, floors, pipes, and walls; also performing dry cleaning where applicable
  • Observing all machinery for safe operations in the assigned area
  • Protecting production capacity
  • This job requires you to rotate between a day shift and a swing shift

Do You Have the Ingredients to Become a Basic American Foods Hero?

Our current openings in Idaho:

  1. Shelly, ID
  2. Blackfoot, ID
  3. Rexburg, ID
  4. Idaho Falls, ID






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Basic American Foods is a successful 85-year-old company with a startup mentality. We are a growing foodservice, industrial and retail business that’s dedicated to providing delicious and innovative products to kitchens, cafeterias and dining rooms throughout the U.S., such as shelf-stable beans, potatoes and protein-packed plant-based pastas.

We are committed to our employees’ success, cultivating both their professional development and personal wellbeing. We offer our employees challenging work in an environment in which they can create meaningful impact, as well as encourage a work-life balance and healthy lifestyle through company-sponsored programs.

At Basic American Foods, it all boils down to loving what we do. A love for great food, for helping our customers and employees succeed, for working hard and winning together, and for making a difference within our company and the communities in which we live. It’s no wonder we are so passionate about creating food people love to make and eat!

Our supportive and collaborative culture is driven by our mission and vision—to make real food heroes every day by providing our customers with foods that are delicious to eat, easy to prepare and accessible to all; and to create a world full of mealtime victories. We aim to be the most trusted provider of quality food solutions that achieve growth for both our customers and our employees.


Come join us! 

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