Live Operations Cold Spring, Minnesota


Position at Pilgrim's

POSITION SUMMARY:  The Broiler Service Representative is responsible for working with broiler growers to obtain maximum quality and optimal production costs.  

 At Pilgrim’s, Safety Is A Condition, which means the safety of our team members comes first - always.   


  • Directs contract growers in poultry husbandry according to Pilgrim’s Pride procedures, maintaining a good working relationship and optimal performance.  Diplomatically handles grower complaints and issues.
  • Responsible for locating, diagnosing, and responding to production, performance, and bird health problems along with weekly or more frequent visits to buildings.  Weekly visits to the processing plant.
  • Communicates with hatchery, feed mill, processing plant, and breeder personnel to resolve problems to attain high-quality bird production.
  • Responsible for reviewing grower production cost and bird performance on a flock-to-flock basis.
  • 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
  • Recognizes and acts on incidents and safety risks.  Consistently practices, and enforces safe work habits and drives those habits throughout the organization
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a team member encounters while performing the essential function of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the team member will be exposed to a dynamic work environment in a poultry setting encompassing both on-site responsibilities in a chicken barn in addition to an office setting.  
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture, Animal Science or Business preferred
  • Minimum 2 years directly related experience is required.
  • Must have valid Class C driver’s license and good driving record.
  • Ability to work in dusty working conditions.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Good computer skills including experience in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • 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.
  • Must be able to work varying days (including weekends) as needed.
  • Able to work independently and exhibit PPC’s values to uphold the Management Pillar.
  • Able to communicate effectively with contract growers.
  • Follow and ensure biosecurity protocols are practiced at each farm.
  • Monitor husbandry practices by growers and make recommendations as needed.