Human Resources Natchitoches, Louisiana


Position at Pilgrim's


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

  •              Ensure all safety policies and expectations are being met by new hires
  •              Manage the overall experience of new hires from day 1 to 60 days or when the new hire becomes qualified, whichever comes first
  •              Administer, track, and evaluate all new hire floor training to include but not limited to: hours of training per week, qualification status, attendance, turnover, fostering new hire/supervisor relationship, weekly meetings, other duties as assigned
  •              Supervise and demonstrate hands on training for new-hires during the training period and make recommendations to management and/or Human Resources regarding training needs, concerns and continued employment. Onboarding Coordinators spend 90% of their time on the production floor with the new hires
  •              Develop and promote positive working relationships with new hires, peers, leaders and clients
  •              Meet with supervisors, Human Resources, and coordinators to review production processes and product specifications
  •              Participate on HR & company committees
  •              Fulfill these key performance indicators: 30 and 60-day retention, minimum of 2 Safety Observations per week, JSA completions of all new hires, and others as assigned
  •              Meet the following expectations: instill all Pilgrims’ values, no new hires moved, complete all training documents, ensure trainees are qualified timely, complete weekly meetings with new hires and supervisors, follow up with superintendent and training supervisor on any new hire issues, focus all attention and resources on new hires and their successful on boarding
  •              Other duties as required

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; Associates Degree or two years of college coursework in Communications, HR, or similar field preferred but not required; experience in lieu of degree will be considered.
  •              Bilingual is required
  •              Highly motivational and positive, considered a great people person
  •              Previous training experience preferred
  •              Knowledgeable in all duties of the specific department
  •              Excellent organizational and time management skills
  •              Professional communication and demeanor
  •              Ability to present ideas, concepts, issues, concerns, and questions in a well thought out, positive, and professional manner to employees
  •              Disciplined, confident and self-starter
  •              Able to work independently
  •              Must be willing to work in a plant/industrial environment
  •              Must have great attendance record and be in good standing
  •              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