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About Pilgrim’s

Pilgrim’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 Location

While 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 LIVE HAUL TEAM as a LIVE HAUL COORDINATOR/DRIVER ! This position starts at $25.00/hour, and we are offering a $5000 Hiring Bonus!

Benefits include:

  • 5 Days paid time off, after 30 days of employment

  • Benefits at 60 days of employment, 401K contributions on day 1 of employment

  • 70% off quality Pilgrim’s poultry products

  • Training provided with a trainer/mentor

  • Advancement opportunities

  • Better 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 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 : The Site Coordinator for the contract catchers is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of trucks and forklifts within the Live Haul department.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned

  • Overlooks the contract crew load out while completing all animal welfare checks.

  • Operates Live Haul trucks safely and with a conscious effort to transport fragile loads.

  • Monitors barn ventilation, barn conditions and bird conditions during contract loadouts.

  • Operates forklift loading trucks at contract growers in a safe and efficient manner.

  • Performs equipment inspections in accordance with company guidelines and equipment operating instructions to maintain compliance with CSA 2010. Reports all problems to the supervisor.

  • Follows packers and stock yards guidelines for weighing live poultry.

  • Loads trucks and crates as required.

  • Monitors equipment making minor adjustments or repairs to ensure quality and productivity standards are maintained, as well as preparing for coordinating the preparation of the work area for load out.

    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.


  • Ability to read, write and speak English (for record keeping purposes) Bilingual preferred, not required.

  • Knowledge of driving and traffic rules.

  • Some mechanical experience preferred.

  • Ability to lift up to 100 pounds.

  • Ability to work under dusty adverse conditions.

  • Valid Class A CDL driver’s license is required.

  • Must possess a good driving record with a minimum of 1 year driving experience.