Driving Arcadia, Wisconsin


Position at Pilgrim's

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 Live Receiving Team as a Shuttle Driver Team! This position starts at $25.00/hour, plus $1.50 Shift Differential and we are offering a $6000 Hiring Bonus!

Benefits include:

  • 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
  • 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.

We have implemented safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. We are working to ensure social distancing guidelines are followed within our facility. Each day, temperature screens are performed for each employee and visitor before entering the facility. Face coverings are available to all team members and enhanced cleaning and sanitation is regularly performed.

POSITION SUMMARY Position is responsible for transporting full and empty loads of live chickens from the Holding Center to the Processing Plant. Also, as part of the rotation of the department, will assist in live hanging, inserting drawers into the LTS, and driving forklift to unload the trucks.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned
  • Clears scale platform and balances scale before weighing trailers.
  • Weighs trailers on scale before and after loading.
  • Assures continuous flow of birds to processing area.
  • Assists with unloading trailers and tarp removal as needed.
  • Monitors bird and building conditions in holding and processing areas.
  • Moves offal and other trailers as directed by Supervisor.
EXPECTATIONS – all Team Members
  • Trains others with the skills and knowledge gained from position.
  • Observes 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, co-workers, and leadership teams.
  • Recognizes and acts on incidents and safety risks. Consistently practices and enforces safe work habits and drives those habits throughout the organization.
  • Participates in process improvement and problem solving utilizing continuous improvement and rational thinking methodologies.
  • Follow all company animal welfare guidelines.
  • Other duties as directed.
  • Observe & enforce all company personnel, quality, safety, and food safety policies.
  • Understand safety & quality standards
  • Understand and know product specs
  • Must hold a valid forklift license or the ability to obtain one within 3 months
  • Have the ability to work with minimal direct supervision
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions
  • Must have a valid Class A Driver’s license with up to date Medical Card. An acceptable driving record, according to Company Policy 622 is required and must be maintained, (Possession of single, valid operator’s license with appropriate vehicle classification for operators state of residence; no incident in prior 36 months in which the driver was found to be under the influence of alcohol or non-prescription drugs; no incident in prior 36 months of reckless/careless driving; no major driving violations)for Lockout/Tagout safety as well as other company safety programs and policies.