Job Information


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

  • Perform food safety, regulatory and quality verification activities (such as routine inspections, documenting necessary information, inspecting/overseeing team members for proper plant procedures and policies, data collecting and record keeping activities)

  • Participate in team and company events to promote our company mission and values.

  • Continuously improve technical skills, critical thinking, risk assessment skills in food safety, regulatory, and/or quality.

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, and participates in or supports the E$P program

  • Recognizes and acts on incidents and safety risks. Consistently practices, and enforces safe work habits and drives those habits throughout the organization


  • High School diploma/GED required. Associates degree in technical area (lab, micro, chemistry, quality) preferred

  • Demonstrated ability to read, write, and speak English

  • Demonstrated ability to perform basic math skills including: addition, subtraction, division, multiplication, and percentage calculations

  • Ability to pass a Prove It test

  • Ability to understand and operate basic product testing equipment

  • Must be proficient at using multiple software applications such as personal computer skills including email, routine database activity, word processing, spreadsheets, and graphics

  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence in English

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of unknowns in situations

  • Good math and organizational skills

  • Ability to read and interpret procedures, specifications, and other documents

  • Ability to interpret and closely follow a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form

  • Must function well under stress and possess strong interpersonal communication skills in order to effectively communicate with supervisors and/or respective personnel regarding production status and problems encountered

  • Willingness to travel to other Pilgrims locations as needed.

  • Must have command of all five senses: sight, hearing, touch, smell and taste

  • To perform this job successfully, applicant must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.