Hourly Production Arcadia, Wisconsin


Position at Pilgrim's

Pilgrim’s wants YOU to join our hourly production team! Positions start at $18.13/hour, plus $1.50/Hour Shift Differential. We are also offering a $3000 New Hire bonus!

Benefits include:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • 401K contributions

          5 Days Paid Time Off after 30 Days of employment

  • Better Futures Program –2 Year Community College tuition paid for you or your dependents!
  • Opportunity to grow your career through our Supervisor Development Program

 At Pilgrim’s, Safety Is A Condition, which means the safety of our team members comes first - always. This includes increased safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, such as enhanced cleaning and sanitation, face coverings, temperature screens and plexi-glass or plastic barriers. We are also working to secure vaccine availability for our Team Members.

POSITION SUMMARY: The Utility Line position is responsible for producing quality grade products for our customers. 

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

1.     Processes product using tools, manual labor, and equipment provided in accordance with USDA and Pilgrim’s product standards and procedures.

2.     Process product according to operating procedures and quality/quantity expectations.

3.     Hang/grade birds

4.     Tuck wings

5.     Places trusses on birds

6.     Truss birds

7.     Run and operate Pedco settings

8.     Box, label, and scale birds

9.     Observes equipment operation, notifying appropriate personnel of any malfunctions and/or safety issues/concerns.

10.   Clean and organized work area.

11.   Perform other duties as assigned.     

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 


·         Ability to read, write, and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.

·         Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide.

·         Ability to apply common sense.

·         Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

·         Ability to work in cool temperatures (around 40 degrees)

·         Ability to stand and use hands for 8-11 hours per day

·         Ability to multitask and work quickly

·         Must be a team player and be willing to work close to other employees at some stations. (Less than 3 feet apart.)

·         Ability to read, write, and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.