Be part of something special

We Are Nuts About Your Success

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Come be a part of something special! It is rare for a company to celebrate 100 years in business. This milestone is a testament to the strength of our core values, innovative spirit and people culture. We are building a diverse and inclusive organization where everyone contributes to our success.

Our Mission

We’re nuts about creating real food that brings joy,
nourishes people, and protects the planet.

Our Vision

To be a global leader in real food; delivering an unmatched experience to our customers & consumers while being a trusted partner for our suppliers & communities.

Core Values

  • Passion
  • Learning
  • Customer & Consumer Driven
  • Integrity
  • Resource Conservation
  • Quality
  • Inclusivity

Our Heritage/Culture

Learn more about our rich history.

Join Our Team!

John B Sanfilippo & Son, Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Health Benefits

We offer:

  • Health Insurance Options
  • Company Paid Life, Accident and Disability Insurance
  • Company Paid Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Mental Health Benefits
  • Diabetes and Hypertension Program
  • Prescription Drug Program

Professional Growth

Grow with Us:

  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Career and Leadership Development Programs
  • Mentorship Opportunities
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Student Loan Repayment Program
  • Promotion Opportunities
  • Company Paid Professional Certifications and Continuous Education


We help you balance your personal life and work:

  • Paid Time Off
  • Hybrid Work Arrangements
  • Paid Wellness Days
  • Paid Parental Leaves
  • Paid Volunteer Time Off
  • Onsite Fitness Center (Elgin)
  • Onsite Cafeteria (Elgin)
  • Family Planning Program
  • Employee Assistance Program

Financial Wellness

We support your financial wellness with:

  • Annual Merit Increases and/or Cost of Living Adjustments
  • Annual Bonus Plans
  • 401K Plan with a 4% Company Match
  • Health Savings Accounts with Company Match
  • Dependent Care Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Medicare Enrollment Assistance Program
  • Identity Theft Protection Program
  • Critical Illness and Accident Programs
  • Adoption Assistance Program


We recognize success with awards and celebrations.

  • Leadership Awards
  • Service Anniversary Awards
  • On-the-Spot Awards
  • Annual Picnics
  • Holiday Celebrations

Hear From Our Employees What Makes JBSS Special!

“I have been working for John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. for more than 12 years and during this time I have experienced both personal and professional growth. I work for a company that values their employees and families, a company that accepts diversity, manages culture changes and where inclusivity is one of the core values.”

Lamia Derradji, R&D Product Development Specifications Manager (Elgin, IL)

“What I like the most about JBSS is that decision making here is very swift and not a lot of red tape. Sr. Leadership is committed and personally vested in company’s growth, and they ensure people are supported adequately. JBSS has provided me with opportunities to contribute/grow in various aspects of the business and drive innovation. There is also a strong collaboration culture among different functions that makes it a fun place to work.”

Prashant Mudgal, Pipeline/Innovation & Product Development Senior Manager (Elgin, IL)

“I am proud to have been a JBSS employee for 17 years. The most exciting aspects are the constant changes, challenges and learnings that continue to support my personal and professional growth. JBSS does a great job recognizing employee’s efforts since every employee can contribute to success as we continue to grow. Our leadership team leads with passion and clear vision which is a motivating factor for me. JBSS emphasizes collaboration which provides an environment where everyone’s ideas are valued and has also taught me the power of teamwork. I thoroughly enjoy working with a diverse group of talented individuals across the organization.”

Kim Calderone, Senior Procurement Director (Elgin, IL)

“John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. has given me an opportunity to learn and grow personally and professionally. JBSS is fully committed to its employees and the communities we serve and live in. I have been blown away by the benefits, programs and outreach the company offers. In my role, I am able to work with all of our employees to find ways to improve our processes as well as give each an opportunity to grow and develop in their roles. Collectively we work to ensure employee and consumer safety while delivering amazing products.”

Doraly Witt, Vice President, CI and Strategic Initiatives (Elgin, IL)

“John B. Sanfilippo & Son cares about its employees, community, and products to its consumers. I love that the company seeks to promote from within and offers many growth opportunities. Everyone works together to provide a quality product within a positive and healthy environment.”

Rolando Serrano, Assistant Sanitation Manager (Elgin, IL)