Hatchery Associate

Hourly Production Cold Spring, Minnesota


Position at Pilgrim's

RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned

  1. Transfers eggs from incubators to hatchers.
  2. Process chicks according to schedule.
  3. Clean hatchery after processing chicks by washing and disinfecting hatcher racks, plastics and boxes.
  4. Loads eggs into incubators.
  5. Accurately completes paperwork associated with job tasks.


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



  • Some ability to add and subtract.
  • Ability to lift 35 pounds repetitively.
  • Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time.
  • Ability to work well with others.