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Pilgrim’s wants YOU to join our Marination Team! This position starts at $18.66/hour and we are offering a $2000 New Hire Bonus! Benefits include:

· 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 : Position is responsible for the mixing, monitoring, and percentage of marination pick-up per product.

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

  1. Monitors equipment, making adjustments to ensure quality and productivity standards are maintained, while minimizing rework and failures.

  2. Prepares work area for start-up, changeovers/spray downs, and shutdown (including selecting appropriate programs).

  3. Maintains records and keeps detailed marination percentage numbers as defined by specifications.

  4. Ability to properly mix marination to product specifications.

  5. Cleans filters as required

  6. Communicates with team members by notifying maintenance, supervisor/leads, and production associates as needed.

  7. Controls temperature of product produced.

    Checks needles, mixing tank, screen, etc. to assure proper injection of all product.

    Tests and records percentage of marination pick-up in product and adjust injection of all product.

    Documents weights of all marinated product produced to USDA regulations.

    Assists in the rework of over/under injected product.

    Clean and organize work area.

    Perform other duties as assigned.

    EXPECTATIONS – all Team Members

  • 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.

  • 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.


    · Ability to read, write, and comprehends simple instructions in English (for record keeping purposes).

    · Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

    · Ability to compute rate, ration, and percentage, and to draw and interpret graphs.

    · 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

    · Ability to perform light maintenance on equipment.

    · Authorized to do LOTO (Lock Out/Tag out) or willingness to acquire authorization

    · Six months to a year in food or production experience preferred.

    · Ability to work with minimal direct supervision.

    · 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.

    · Desire for continuous improvement preferred.EOE/Vet/Disabled