Hourly Production Cold Spring, Minnesota


Position at Pilgrim's

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

  1. Calculate the amount of each ingredient to be mixed in accordance with pounds and fat percentage for each lot, following prescribed recipes.
  2. Monitors the mixing process to insure proper quality, adjusting the equipment as necessary to exceed quallity specifications and maintains efficiencies.
  3. Performs machine set-up at the start of the shift, or breaks equipment down at the end of the shift. Makes minor repairs as needed.
  4. Monitors and records temperatures of incomin and outgoing product by batch and loads.
  5. Packages product in accordance with company standards and customer orders.
  6. Transports ingredients from storage to production area. After packaging is completed, transports to finished product storage area.
  7. Maintains work area in a neat and orderly fashion.


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



  • Demonstrated ability to read, write and speak English
  • Demonstrated ability to perform basic math skills including: addition, subtraction, division, multiplication and percentage calculations
  • Ability to pass a Prove It test
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to endure prolonged standing
  • Valid forklift license or ability to obtain a license
  • Basic mechanical aptitude and ability
  • 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.