Order Runner

Prepare smoked meats for packing and further processing.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$17,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Order Runners do?

Prepares smoked meat for packing and further processing, performing any combination of following duties: Removes specified smoked meats from bins and racks, and places them on conveyor leading to packing room. Wipes salt and moisture from smoked hams. Inserts hooks in smoked meats and hangs them on racks for further processing.

Should I be an Order Runner?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Tar Runner

    How to become an Order Runner

    Most Order Runners have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9haaaa&chl=no+college+%2888%25%29|certificate+%2811%25%29|associate%27s+%281%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,88,88
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