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Assembler (3rd Shift: 7:30pm - 6:00am)



Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Wednesday, September 20, 2023
We’re Tovala, a food-tech company reinventing home cooking to save consumers time. Through an innovative combination of hardware, software, and fresh food delivery, we make it incredibly simple for anyone to prepare and enjoy delicious, home-cooked meals without sacrificing time to do whatever matters to them. Through our superior technology, product experience and food quality, we have separated Tovala from the busy pack of other meal delivery businesses. In the process, we’ve amassed a loyal, rapidly growing following and our retention, product engagement and customer NPS are all best-in-class. We’ve raised over $100mm from great investors like Left Lane Capital, Origin Ventures, Y Combinator and Comcast Ventures and have invested strongly in building a unique culture that fosters growth, personal development and camaraderie.
Position Summary
As an assembler on Tovala’s food production team, you will be involved in our food preparation and packing operations. This includes portioning and packaging our food products. Additionally, you will prep our packaging inventory and perform duties on our packing line to assemble our meals for shipping to customers.
Location: 815 W Pershing Road, Chicago, IL 60609
Schedule: : Tuesday - Friday, 7:30pm - 6:00am (4 days per week, 10 hour shift)
Additional pay: $2/hr on top of base pay ($18.50) for overnight shift

How you'll spend your time at Tovala

  • Portioning veggies, grains, spices, and sauces, into small plastic bags of corresponding containers
  • Inspecting product for qualityMaking small cardboard boxes
  • Packing products into boxesInsulating shipping boxes
  • Labeling finished products for shipping
  • Maintaining a clean and safe work environment
  • Working with the team to meet daily production goals
  • Other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma or GED preferred
  • Previous food or other manufacturing experience preferred
  • Food certifications and licenses as required
The values we hold dear
Put the team first
We put what is best for the broader team ahead of what is best for ourselves or our immediate department.
Get s#!t done (well)
We celebrate people at all levels for delivering high impact work that expands the bounds of what we’re able to do.
Connect the dots
We engage with curiosity to learn how our work impacts others so that we can problem-solve holistically and work collaboratively.
Be Direct
We share our perspective openly and directly, even when it feels difficult to do so.
Embrace the obstacles
We rise to meet challenges with a sense of urgency, resolve, and optimism.
Champion the customer
We consider and prioritize our customer in all of our decisions
At Tovala we‘re committed to building a workplace that represents a variety of backgrounds, skills, and perspectives and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Everyone is welcome here!