Maintenance Marshville, North Carolina


Position at Pilgrim's

Maintenance Mechanic 
Pay Rate between $23.68 - $32.88per hour - based on experience
$2.00 shift premium
$2.00 per hour attendance bonus if you have perfect attendance for the week

We are offering a $1000 sign-on bonus!

 Benefits include:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • 401K contributions
  • Better Futures Program –2 Year Community College tuition paid for you or your dependents!
  • Opportunity to grow your career through our Supervisor Development 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.


  • Construct, maintain and test mechanical equipment, machinery and components
  • Identify parts or machines needing new or replacement parts
  • Utilize shop mathematics to complete assignments
  • Interpret drawings of equipment in order to properly adjust, maintain or repair machinery
  • Respond to requests by production area when mechanical issues with equipment have been identified
  • Communicate with production management and personnel to diagnose problems and to determine potential mechanical problems
  • Perform preventive maintenance
  • Complete assigned tasks with accuracy and efficiency, in regards to time as well as resources
  • Team member will be assigned equipment that he/she is responsible for maintaining the preventive maintenance schedule assigned to the equipment by plant Maintenance Manager or Maintenance Supervisor.
  • During operational hours of the processing plant, the team member will perform maintenance repairs and adjustment in his/ her  assigned operations area.
  • Team member will be assigned tasks to be completed on a daily basis and designated by the maintenance supervisor.
  • Team member must have knowledge, comprehension, and be able to perform the following tasks:  motor repair, voltage notification on equipment; utilize safety policies and procedures each and every time to ensure safe work environment--lockout tagout, confined space, fall protection; compliance with Pilgrim’s food safety program
  • Team member will be on their feet up to 12 hours in any given shift with provided 2-30 minute breaks
  • Team member must be able to grasp tools, bend, lift, squat, reach as needed dependent on the requirements of the task at hand; Must be able to work in temperatures ranging from 40-50 degrees and/or the temperature equivalent outside temperatures on any given day.
  • Perform other duties assigned by supervisor or manager.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENT: High school diploma or equivalent (GED) required.  Technical school preferred.



  • Minimum 1-2 years industrial maintenance experience
  • Knowledge of industrial manufacturing equipment
  • General mathematic ability required to perform job
  • Ability to read and interpret documents and drawings
  • Basic knowledge of standard and metric measures
  • Must be able to work assigned days/shifts (including some weekends)
  • Electrical experience a plus