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About Pilgrim’sPilgrim’s is a leading global provider of high-quality food products, including well-recognized brands and value-added premium products. As one of the world’s largest poultry producers, Pilgrim’s has provided wholesome, quality products to customers and consumers for more than seven decades. It’s our passion for excellence that continues to drive us to be the best, and we seek opportunities to diversify and grow.Pilgrim’s Arcadia LocationWhile Pilgrim’s is a global company, we offer a hometown feel within our complex located in Arcadia, WI. Pilgrim’s works with 150 local growers. We employ approximately 500 team members at our complex. We give you the tools you need to discover your perfect career match, and the freedom and support to take your career to the next level. It is our goal to be your employer of choice and provide you with the opportunity for a better future! Pilgrim’s wants YOU to join our HATCHERY TEAM as a CHICK PROCESSOR/SEPARATOR ROOM WORKER! This position starts at $17.12/hour, plus we are offering a $2000 Hiring Bonus! Benefits include:5 Days of Vacation, after 60 days of employmentBenefits at 60 days of employment, 401K contributions on day 1 of employment70% off quality Pilgrim’s poultry productsTraining provided with a trainer/mentorAdvancement opportunitiesBetter Futures Program –2 Year Community College tuition paid for you or your dependents!Opportunity to grow your career through our Supervisor Development Program or Management Trainee ProgramAt Pilgrim’s, 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. POSITION SUMMARY:This position is responsible for the everyday duties of processing Pilgrim’s chicks in a safe and humane manner. Position is also responsible for providing all sanitation practices for the operation of the department.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned *Responsible for culling chicks according to procedure, when required.Load boxes into box washer automation and washes chick carts.Stage stacks of chicks into separator or chick holding room and monitor operations.Perform box counts to help ensure counting accuracy.Move full stacks of washed hatcher trays from the tray re-stacker to the staging area.Clean and disinfect processing and chick separator area to include tearing down automation for cleaning and re-assembly.Provide all sanitation, which involves tear down and clean up of all equipment in hatcher rooms. The expectation is to observe, report and/or perform minor maintenance as necessary.Assist in the load out of hatchery refuse, when necessary, to include wash down of equipment and load out area.Perform other job duties as assigned.EXPECTATIONS – all Team MembersObserve & 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 methodologiesMust have flexibility to work weekends and holidays.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIESHigh School education or equivalentAbility to work independentlyAbility to life 50 poundsEOE/Vet/Disabled