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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 TEAM as a PRODUCTION WAREHOUSE WORKER (Box maker) ! This position starts at $17.79/Hour plus we are offering a $2000 Hiring Bonus!

Benefits include:

  • 5 Days of Vacation, 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: At Pilgrim's this position is responsible for monitoring equipment performance and making adjustments and change overs. Set-up and close down of machines in the area is also required.

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

  1. Monitors equipment and makes adjustments to ensure quality and productivity standards are maintained while minimizing rework and downtime.

  2. Communicates with co-workers by notifying Maintenance, Supervisors/Lead, and Team Members of problems as needed.

  3. Completes basic PM checklist on equipment.

  4. Assists Team Members on the line and helps with rework or training of Team Members as needed.

  5. Prepares work area for start-up, change overs, and shut down, including gathering /setup/cleanup of all spice and Equipment, & selecting appropriate programs.

  6. Provides supplies needed for the operation of the machine/line (i.e. film, packaging, PPE, etc.).

  7. Assists with other line equipment making necessary adjustments as needed.

  8. Responsible for set-up and cover/close down of machinery in area.

  9. Maintains records and conducts periodic checks as directed.

  10. Assists in other departments as needed for basic, routine machine operation and break coverage.

  11. Enters Production Loss Accounting (PLA) information into required database.

  12. Other duties as assigned.

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 all incidents and safety risks. Consistently practices and enforces safe work habits and drives those habits throughout the organization.


· Observe & enforce all company personnel, quality, safety, and food safety policies.

· Understand safety and quality standards.

· Understand and know product specifications.

· Trains other with the skills and knowledge gained from position.

· Must be pallet jack trained and authorized LOTO trained.

· Have the ability to work with minimal direct supervision.

· Flexible schedule required.

· Computer experience necessary.

· Ability to read and write English (for record keeping purposes).