At Pilgrims, Safety is A Condition, which means the Safety of our Team Members comes first- always. We have implemented Safety measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19. We are working to ensure social distancing guidelines are followed within our facility. Each day, temperature screens are performed for each employee and visitor before entering the facility. Face coverings are available to all team members and enhanced cleaning and sanitation is regularly performed. Competitive Wages starting at $16.28/hour (includes incentive) Health Benefits on day 60 401(k) with Company Match Life Insurance Paid Tuition Processes product using tools (to include knives), manual labor, and equipment provided in accordance. The applicant who fills this position will be eligible for the following compensation and benefits: Benefits: Vision, Medical, and Dental coverage begin after 60 days of employment.
Paid Time Off: sick leave, vacation, and 6 company observed holidays.
401(k): company match begins after the first year of service and follows the company vesting schedule
Base range salary of $33,862
Every week we have several positions available. We hire based on what is needed for the upcoming week.
DEBONE plant is located at 1298 Peeples Street
Coneline Dept.: consists of using knives, cutting shoulders, pulling breast, cutting wings, cutting tenders, is very repetitive hand motions on a fast paced production line.
DSI Dept.: removing nugget pieces and filets at the outfeed conveyor and transferring them onto a belt conveyor, inspecting pieces and removing any defects.
HARVESTING plant is located at 1591 Broad Street
Live Hang Dept.: is hanging live birds into shackles without causing any harm to the birds. Have to be able to hang 25 birds per minute to qualify
EVIS Dept.: trimming any defects, inspecting front and backside of bird, any bird with fecal or defects are pulled immediately from the line, before they are in USDA inspection.
Cut Up Dept.: will have rehanging of the bird as it goes through the chiller process, so it is cold on the hands and then the bird is inspected and rehung onto the shackles
General Laborers will be using knives to cut up the product as well as inspecting and monitoring pieces on the line before they go to the USDA inspection Point.
Processes product using tools (to include knives), manual labor, and equipment provided in accordance with USDA and Pilgrim’s Company product standards and procedures.
Process product according to operating procedures and quality/quantity expectations.
Observes equipment operation, notifying appropriate personnel of any malfunctions and/or safety issues/concerns.
Clean and organized work area.
Assist others with the skills and knowledge gained from the position.
Standing on a fast paced production line in a cold environment
Environment can also be wet due to product
General positions included are as follows for each location.
Observes all company personnel, quality, safety, and food safety policies. Maintains a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you work effectively and cooperatively with customers, clients, co-workers, and leadership teams.
Recognizes and acts on incidents and safety risks. Consistently practices and enforces safe work habits and drives those habits throughout the organization
Participates in process improvement and problem solving utilizing continuous improvement and rational thinking methodologies.
Follow all company animal welfare guidelines.
Other duties as directed.
EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENT: High school diploma or equivalent (GED) preferred.
BASIC SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Ability to comprehend simple instructions
Ability to apply common sense.
Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
Ability to work in cool temperatures (around 40 degrees)
Ability to stand and use hands for 8-11 hours per day
Ability to multitask and work quickly
Must be a team player and be willing to work close to other employees at some stations. (Less than 3 feet apart.)
Must have good communication skills.
Good hand and eye coordination required.
High School diploma or G.E.D. preferred.
Food or production experience preferred.
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