Maintenance Canton, Georgia


Position at Pilgrim's

Refrigeration Manager

This position manages and coordinates the activities of the Refrigeration and Boiler Departments.



  • Schedules powerhouse and refrigeration personnel to maintain the department for optimal facility operation.
  • Prepares and supervises preventive maintenance (PM) schedules to maintain all systems under the powerhouse and ammonia refrigeration departments.
  • Reviews utilities reports.
  • Addresses issues that arise which could adversely impact the operational performance of the facility.
  • Insures that all OSHA, PSM standards are maintained in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Trains personnel in proper operation of equipment and works toward RETA certification for all reports.
  • Manages and maintains the maintenance budget for refrigeration.
  • Ensures all systems are operated in compliance with OSHA, ASHRAE, and PSM policies and procedures.
  • Schedules work crews for 24 hour coverage.
  • Oversees all projects related to the plant ammonia system.


EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Minimum of technical school training or high school with comparable experience. BS/BA Degree in Applied Sciences such as Poultry Science, Animal Science or Biology preferred.



  • Prefer a minimum of 5 - 10 years in ammonia refrigeration experience.
  • RETA certification a plus. 
  • Must have demonstrated ability to train and supervise subordinates. 
  • Must be able to work well with management personnel. 
  • Computer skills to include Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook).  SAP experience preferred.
  • Ability to work all days/shifts as needed.