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Chicken Plant Worker (Arcadia, WI Facility)

Pilgrim’s wants YOU to join our hourly Production Team! Position starts at $15.75/hour, and we are offering a $1500.00 New Hire Bonus!

Benefits include:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • 401K contributions
  • Better Futures Program –2 Year Community College tuition paid for you or your dependents!
  • Opportunity to grow your career through our Supervisor Development Program

At Pilgrim’s, Safety Is A Condition, which means the safety of our team members comes first - always. This includes increased safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, such as enhanced cleaning and sanitation, face coverings, temperature screens and plexi-glass or plastic barriers. We are also working to secure vaccine availability for our Team Members.

POSITION SUMMARY:

At Pilgrim's the Production Associate is responsible for preforming a variety of production centered tasks on a rotating basis to support the production of value added poultry products to meet order fulfillment needs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
 include the following. Other duties may be assigned
  1. Processes product using tools, manual labor, and equipment provided in accordance with USDA and Pilgrim's product standards and procedures.
  2. Process product according to operating procedures and quality/quantity expectations.
  3. Observes equipment operation, notifying appropriate personnel of any malfunctions and/or safety issues/concerns.
  4. Clean and organized work area.
  5. Perform other duties as assigned.
  6. Trains others with the skills and knowledge gained from position.
  7. 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.
  8. Recognizes and acts on incidents and safety risks. Consistently practices and enforces safe work habits and drives those habits throughout the organization.
  9. Participates in process improvement and problem solving utilizing continuous improvement and rational thinking methodologies such as Six Sigma
  10. Follow all company animal welfare guidelines.

EXPECTATIONS – all Team Members

  • Observe & enforce 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, coworkers, and leadership teams.
  • Participates in process improvement and problem solving utilizing continuous improvement and rational thinking methodologies such as Six Sigma
  • Recognizes and acts on incidents and safety risks. Consistently practices, and enforces safe work habits and drives those habits throughout the organization

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES

  • 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.
  • Capable of learning and remembering product specifications.
  • Capable of lifting and carrying 40+ pounds.
  • Good hand and eye coordination required.
  • High School diploma or G.E.D. preferred.
  • Intermediate Analytical skills preferred.
  • Basic computer skills or strong willingness to learn preferred.
  • Food or production experience preferred.
  • Desire for continuous improvement preferred
EOE/Vet/Disabled
Company
Pilgrim's
Posted
09/14/2021
Location
Eau Claire, WI 54720, US