Born out of a meatpacking tradition that started in the Eastern Market of Detroit, Wolverine is now in its fourth generation of family ownership. What started in 1937 as a small lamb and veal packer has turned into a full-faceted protein company with multiple plants producing ground beef items, portion control steaks,value-added products, boxed beef, poultry, pork, frozen seafood, and still to this day, fresh lamb and veal. We attribute our growth to our valued customers and the employees at Wolverine that make it all work. The keys to our success lie in conservative business principles, integrity, and always placing the customer first.
Careers at Wolverine
Wolverine Packing Co. exists to provide an opportunity for people to earn a good living and support their families and the community we work and live in. In doing so, we proudly offer an awesome compensation and benefits package that enables us to retain dedicated employees as well as attract new talent.
Wolverine's benefits package shows that we are a company dedicated to our employees. Components of Wolverine Packing's benefits package include:
Wolverine offers comprehensive Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM) PPO medical and prescription drug insurance with low co-pays and deductibles. The company pays the majority of the cost of the plan and allows employees to contribute with tax-free payroll deductions. BCBSM's PPO network allows you to choose from the largest network of in- and out-of-network providers in Michigan and across the United States. Wolverine's plan offers more protection than other companies, limiting your exposure to costly health expenses.
Employees receive dental insurance coverage at no payroll cost to you. Employees may cover their spouses and eligible dependents up to age 19. If your child is a full-time student they are eligible to remain on the plan until age 26. Covered services include preventive , basic, and major dental services.
Eligible employees also receive vision insurance coverage at no payroll cost to you. Employees may cover their spouses and eligible dependents to age 19. If your child is a full-time student they are eligible to remain on the plan until age 26.
Life/ AD&D Insurance
Because it's so important to those who depend on you, Wolverine Packing provides life and accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) insurance at no cost to our employees.
In the event that you become disabled from a non-work related injury or sickness, Wolverine provides short term disability insurance to replace a portion of your income for a period of time. This coverage is provided at no cost to our employees.
401k Retirement Plan
Another way that Wolverine shows appreciation for the hard work and dedication of our employees is to establish a 401k retirement account for our employees. Upon meeting eligibility requirements, employees can redirect a portion of their income on a tax-free basis to save for future retirement goals. Employer contributions vary based on your plan.
EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP) - The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a free, confidential service providing professional consultation and referral services to help with personal, job, or family concerns. Use the EAP to help you and your family identify, resolve, and gain control over family, financial and legal issues, substance abuse, emotional and mental health, problems.
EMPLOYEE DISCOUNTS - From chicken thighs to rib eyes, Wolverine employees can purchase premium product at wholesale prices.
EMPLOYEE PAYROLL ADVANCE - Wolverine recognizes the rare, extraordinary need for employees to receive salary advances for personal reasons. Eligible employees may request an interest-free loan from the company in the form of a payroll advance up to a maximum amount and is repaid through payroll deductions.
WEEKLY PAYROLL - Employees are paid on a weekly basis.
WELLNESS - Wolverine Packing believes that healthy employees are happier employees. We have individual and company wellness challenges and provide the education and support to help you meet your goals.
WOLVERINE CARES - A company program that provides opportunities to volunteer in and around Detroit.
Long-term career opportunity with a stable, growing, and well-respected, family-owned and operated company.