Hourly Maintenance Arcadia, Wisconsin


Position at Pilgrim's

Pilgrim’s wants YOU to join our hourly Maintenance Team! Positions start at $28.14/Hour with $1.50/Hour Shift Differential.

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.

POSITION SUMMARY:  This position is responsible for industrial maintenance duties for an assigned area of the processing plant. 

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

  1. Maintains assigned equipment and follows preventive maintenance schedule assigned by Maintenance Manager.
  2. Performs demand maintenance repairs and adjustments in assigned operations area
  3. Makes necessary adjustments, calibrations and/or decisions to ensure proper operation of equipment
  4. Ensures all subordinate employees complete preventive maintenance assignments as required
  5. Trains, delegates work to, assists and keeps track of subordinate employees and their equipment
  6. Completes other tasks as assigned by Maintenance Supervisor

EXPECTATIONS – All Team Members

  1. Observe & enforce all company personnel, quality, safety, and food safety policies.
  2. 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.
  3. Participates in process improvement and problem solving utilizing continuous improvement and rational thinking methodologies such as Six Sigma
  4. Recognizes and acts on incidents and safety risks.  Consistently practices, and enforces safe work habits and drives those habits throughout the organization 


  • Typically requires a minimum of 1 year directly related experience
  • Must have skills to perform maintenance on all equipment in the assigned processing area
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work well with production, QA and USDA
  • Ability to lift over 50 pounds  

EDUCATION: High school degree or equivalent (GED) required

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATION: Lock Out / Tag Out and Pallet Jack and Fork Lift Certification or willingness to obtain