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At Pilgrim’s, Safety Is A Condition, which means the safety of our team members comes first - always. We have implemented safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. We are working to ensure social distancing within our facility. We have installed physical barriers throughout our facility such as plexi-glass or plastic barriers between team member work stations. Each day, temperature screens are performed for each employee and visitor before entering the facility. Face coverings are provided and required over the mouth and nose at all times when inside the facility, and enhanced cleaning and sanitation is regularly performed.

The Maintenance Planner position is responsible for assisting with the development of reliability based maintenance strategy, based on preventive and predictive maintenance. They will work directly with the Maintenance Manager to build a reliable maintenance team. The Planner will work independently and with other plant personnel to perform preventative, predictive and routine maintenance tasks. The Planner position requires hands on maintenance experience. All tasks will be performed while supporting the policies, goals and objectives of the company.

GENERAL SUMMARY: Coordinates and directs the activities of evisceration processing to maximize productivity and minimize cost while maintaining quality. Inspects product to verify production specifications are met. Trains and supervises processing personnel. ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supervises the day-to-day activities of processing operations and personnel to meet established processing, quality control and animal welfare standards.

  • Ensures activities meet short-term goals established for processing continuity and balance such as creating shift schedules, ordering materials, machine loading, grievance resolution, and equipment maintenance.

  • Works with other plant function areas as needed to ensure support in attaining output, productivity, and quality.

  • Schedules, trains, and motivates processing labor force to ensure consistent attainment of processing schedules at optimum productivity and cost levels. Interviews and recommends individuals for open positions.

  • Recommends improvements in processing flow or methods.

  • Uses operating methods and procedures designed to eliminate operating problems and to improve product quality.

  • Notifies management personnel of machines and/or equipment that could be modified to improve processing and quality of products.

    SKILLS/EXPERIENCE: Typically requires a minimum of 3 years of DIRECTLY RELATED experience in a supervisory position. Bilingual a plus. EDUCATION: High School Diploma/GED; Typically requires a Bachelors degree in a related field. DIRECTLY RELATED work experience will be accepted on a year-for-year basis in lieu of the educational requirement.