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JBS USA PILGRIM'S PRODUCTION ASSOCIATE - PART TIME NIGHTS **$1500 HIRING BONUS** in Arcadia, Wisconsin

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 and a fully integrated pork producer, 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, and provide paid training with a trainer. 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 Production Team! This position starts at $18.51/hour plus a $1.50/hour shift differential and we are offering a $1500 Hiring Bonus! Benefits include:

  • 70% off quality Pilgrim’s poultry products

  • 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:

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

  • Processes product using tools, manual labor, and equipment provided in accordance with USDA and Pilgrim's product standards and procedures.

  • Process product according to operating procedures and quality/quantity expectations.

  • Observes equipment operation, notifying appropriate personnel of any malfunctions and/or safety issues/concerns.

  • Clean and organized work area.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Trains others with the skills and knowledge gained from position.

  • 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 such as Six Sigma

  • 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

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