Human Resources Sanford, North Carolina Sumter, South Carolina


Position at Pilgrim's


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

We have implemented safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. We are working to ensure social distancing within our facility. We have installed physical barriers throughout our facility such as plexi-glass or plastic barriers between team member work stations. Each day, temperature screens are performed for each employee and visitor before entering the facility. Face coverings are provided and required over the mouth and nose at all times when inside the facility, and enhanced cleaning and sanitation is regularly performed.

The Learning and Development Manager will create and conduct leadership education programs for various groups within the business. This role will contribute to Pilgrim’s broader leadership development strategy by using a hands-on approach to both classroom and virtual training as well as content design.


  •              Partner with Operations and HR Leaders in the field to better understand their training and development needs.
  •              Design, develop, implement, and evaluate company-wide training programs with an increased focus on virtual design and delivery.
  •              Design, develop and implement experiential learning activities.
  •              Analyze training evaluations to modify and improve existing programs and/or develop new training programs. 
  •              Create and distribute marketing documents for training programs.
  •              Develop multimedia visual aids and presentations.
  •              Support the development and maintenance of Culture & Talent team processes and procedures.  
  •              Contribute to the management of the budget for training programs.
  •              Provide Pilgrim’s team members with world-class classroom training, virtual training, demonstrations, meetings, conferences, and workshops.


  •              Demonstrated experience building and maintaining strong business relationships.
  •              Minimum of 5 years of related experience, preferably within a medium to large food manufacturing company.
  •              Preferred Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Organizational Development, Leadership, HR, or related field.
  •              Experience designing and measuring leadership development initiatives.  
  •              Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, adult learning, and instruction for individuals and groups both in person and online.
  •              Results oriented, team player with an eye for detail.
  •              Strong background knowledge of the Company and the operations.
  •              Strategic thinker.
  •              Bi-lingual English/Spanish a plus.
  •              Approximately 75% travel required.