As the leader in dry potato and bean products, Basic American Foods has a rich history of innovation and leadership. Beyond our commitment to high-quality, convenient food products, we offer meaningful career and employee development opportunities. It is our goal to ensure that our employees are successful and thrive in a dynamic team environment.

Join Our Team

Basic American Foods is focused on hiring the most qualified and talented employees to join our team. To begin the hiring process, you must first complete the online application. When the application has been reviewed, you will receive notification and may be selected for a phone screen.  Selection is determined based on your knowledge, skills and ability against the job requirements and other qualified candidates.  After the initial phone screen, top candidates will be selected for a formal interview. All successful candidates must pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check prior to being hired.


Basic American Foods is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer

Total Rewards

Our benefits packages and programs offer employees valuable resources to help them be engaged and healthy in their lives and their work. Health care benefits include medical, prescription drug, vision and dental coverage for you and your eligible dependents. 

Basic American Foods cares about employee health and offers many programs and services that make it easier for our employees and their families to stay healthy. Our comprehensive Wellness Program includes incentives for participation in wellness initiatives, an on-site health and wellness clinic at our Blackfoot, Idaho plant, company paid participation in the Quit for LifeĀ® smoking cessation program and many more benefits.

We also offer an array of financial benefits and compensation programs that are aligned to reward employees for their contributions toward achieving our strategic goals. 

Additional Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • Vacation and Holidays
  • Sick Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Education Assistance
  • Scholarship Fund
  • Matching Gifts for Education