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West Liberty Foods, LLC.

West Liberty, Iowa



West Liberty Foods is a food company, manufacturing hundreds of turkey, pork, chicken, and beef offerings that can be found in well-known restaurant chains and grocery stores nationwide. West 

West Liberty Foods does business with twelve countries. They employ over 3,000 people in the United States and 1,400 of them are in Iowa. Follow West Liberty Foods on Facebook to follow their news and events and follow them on Twitter to learn more about their high paying careers! 


West Liberty Foods, LLC. is a food manufacturer that specializes in sliced luncheon meats, grilled chicken strips, chicken patties, chicken wings, meatballs, sausage patties, water-cooked (shredded/pulled) proteins. Their products are used as meal components, whether on sandwiches and wraps, pizza toppings, or as center-of-the-plate offerings. 

Impacts & Awards

West Liberty Foods was started by a group of 47 Iowa Turkey Growers who formed the Iowa Turkey Growers Cooperative (ITGC) upon the announcement that the Oscar Mayer-owned West Liberty, Iowa facility was closing.  Today it has 5 facilities in 4 states, including Liberty Cold, a sister company and cold storage, logistics, and distribution center.
West Liberty Foods has pioneered innovations in food safety as part of our commitment to our partners.  Our patented Clean Room Foods Processing Systems include a series of individual slicing cells, each equipped with separate air-handling systems, drainage systems, supplies and premier equipment to reduce the risk of pathogens contaminating foods products.  In addition, there is a complete separation between raw and ready-to-eat areas at each of our locations.

Careers & Opportunities

West Liberty Foods, LLC has a variety of career options, offers high pay and full benefits, and has a clean work environment for their employees. West Liberty Foods, LLC. offers these benefits the first day of employment: holiday pay, vacation pay, bereavement leave pay, Team Member Assistance Program (EAP), team member market discounts, and rewards for perfect attendance for specific team members. After 75 days of employment, they offer medical and prescription with no spousal surcharge, dental, vision, group basic life and AD&D insurance, 401(K) Retirement Plan with company match, and wellness for life program. They also offer an education assistance program (currently a member of the Muscatine learning consortium and partnering with SEC and MCC for maintenance development, tuition reimbursements, as well as continuing education through their Learning and Development Team. 

West Liberty Foods, LLC. has the following advanced manufacturing careers available: 

  • Manufacturing
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
  • Marketing
  • Advanced Manufacturing Careers
    • Industrial Automation
    • Industrial Maintenance
    • Machining
    • Manufacturing Technician/Technology
    • Transportation & Logistics
    • Robotics
    • Welding Technician & Technology