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Pilgrim’s wants YOU to join our hourly Maintenance Team! Positions start at $28.14/Hour with $1.50/Hour Shift Differential.

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: This position is responsible for industrial maintenance duties for an assigned area of the processing plant.

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

  • Maintains assigned equipment and follows preventive maintenance schedule assigned by Maintenance Manager.

  • Performs demand maintenance repairs and adjustments in assigned operations area

  • Makes necessary adjustments, calibrations and/or decisions to ensure proper operation of equipment

  • Ensures all subordinate employees complete preventive maintenance assignments as required

  • Trains, delegates work to, assists and keeps track of subordinate employees and their equipment

  • Completes other tasks as assigned by Maintenance Supervisor

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


  • Typically requires a minimum of 1 year directly related experience

  • Must have skills to perform maintenance on all equipment in the assigned processing area

  • Strong communication skills and ability to work well with production, QA and USDA

  • Ability to lift over 50 pounds

EDUCATION: High school degree or equivalent (GED) required

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATION: Lock Out / Tag Out and Pallet Jack and Fork Lift Certification or willingness to obtainEOE/Vet/Disabled