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JBS USA ORIENTATION TRAINER in Chattanooga, Tennessee


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.


This position reports to the Shift Manager and supports both HR and operations in training and onboarding of new hires. It is responsible for the effective floor t raining, establishing constructive relationships, and answering any questions and concerns from the respective new hire s . Other duties as assigned and will include daily filing.


  • Ensure all safety policies and expectations are being met by new hires

  • Manage the overall experience of new hires from day 1 to 60 days or when the new hire becomes qualified, whichever comes first.

  • Administer, track, and evaluate all new hire floor training to include but not limited to: hours of training per week, qualification status, attendance, turnover, fostering new hire/supervisor relationship, weekly meetings, other duties as assigned

  • Supervise new-hires during the training period and make recommendations to management and/or Human Resources regarding training needs, concerns and continued employment.

  • Develop and promote positive working relationships with new hi res, peers, leaders and clients

  • Meet with supervisors, Human Resources, and coordinators to review production processes and product specifications

  • Partici pate on HR & company committees

  • Fulfill the below key perform ance indicators: 30 and 60 day retention, minimum of 2 Safety Observations per week, JSA completions of all new hires , and others as assigned

  • Meet the following expectations: instill all Pilgrims’ values, do not work on the line, no new hires moved, complete all training documents, ensure trainees are qualified timely, complete weekly meetings with new hires and supervisors, follow up with superintendent and training supervisor on any new hire issues, focus all attention and resources on new hires and their successful on boarding

  • All other duties as assigned


  • Highly motivational and positive, considered a great people person

  • Previous training experience preferred

  • Knowledgeable in all duties of the specific department

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Professional communication and demeanor

  • Ability to present ideas, concepts, issues, concerns, and questions in a well thought out, positive, and professional manner to employees

  • Disciplined, confident and self-starter

  • Able to work independently

  • Must be willing to work in a plant/industrial environment

  • Must have great attendance record and be in good standing. Being on time also plays a major role in the position.

  • Bilingual preferred but not mandatory.

  • It is a job expectation that all new employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Those who have, at minimum, the first of a two-dose vaccine in advance of their first date of employment will be required to receive the second dose within the manufacturers recommend timeframe and submit proof of their final vaccination dose once obtained. If you need assistance in obtaining a vaccine, the Company can help schedule you with one of its healthcare partners following a conditional job offer, if one is made .

    EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENT: High School Diploma/ GED; Associates Degree or two years of college coursework in Communications, HR, or similar field preferred but not required; experience in lieu of degree will be considered.