JBS USA TRANSFER TEAM - HATCHERY in Independence, Wisconsin
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 Hatchery Transfer Team! This position starts at $18.55/hour with $1.00/hour Shift Differential and we are offering a $3000 Hiring Bonus!
5 Days of paid time off at 60 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
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 : This position is responsible for performing duties in the transfer of eggs form incubators to hatchers through the Embrex equipment and automation. Position Works (4) 10 hour shifts on Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned
Removes rack of eggs from incubators and Embrex automation sequence. To include transferring eggs from farm racks to incubator racks.
Places empty egg flats into farm racks and places empty hatch trays into Embrex transfer.
Place full racks of egg flats in washer and stage in holding areas. Load eggs into incubators, and starting the incubation programs.
Removes from automation and places full hatcher dollies of eggs into hatchers.
Monitors machines and equipment for proper operation and documents findings, taking action where indicated. Cleaning egg room automation equipment and sanitation of egg room.
Makes adjustments as necessary or informs Supervisor/maintenance when equipment performance is deficient and unable to identify immediate action.
Set up and take down Embrex process Equipment.
Wash and sanitize Embrex process equipment.
Responsible for mixing and administering chemicals for atmospheric fogging.
Monitors incubator and hatcher operations. Expectation is to initiate stage sequences, trouble shoot performance and identify and/or correct basic program or mechanical deficiencies.
Performs minor maintenance to automation equipment as required.
Trains others with the skills and knowledge gained from position.
Help unload and load egg trailer
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
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 read and write English (for record keeping purposes)
High school education or equivalency
Good mechanical abilities
Ability to work with minimal supervision
Ability to work as a team