Operations Management (Live, Plant, Feed mill) Sumter, South Carolina


Position at Pilgrim's


  • Ensure all safety policies and expectations are being met by new hires
  • Manage the overall experience of new hires from day 1 to 60 days or when the new hire becomes qualified, whichever comes first.
  • Administer, track, and evaluate all new hire floor training to include but not limited to: hours of training per week, qualification status, attendance, turnover, fostering new hire/supervisor relationship, weekly meetings, other duties as assigned
  • Supervise new-hires during the training period and make recommendations to management and/or Human Resources regarding training needs, concerns and continued employment.
  • Develop and promote positive working relationships with new hires, peers, leaders and clients
  • Meet with supervisors, Human Resources, and coordinators to review production processes and product specifications
  • Participate on HR & company committees
  • Fulfill the below key performance indicators: 30 and 60 day retention, minimum of 2 Safety Observations per week, JSA completions of all new hires, and others as assigned
  • All other duties as assigned


  • Highly motivational and positive, considered a great people person
  • Previous training experience preferred
  • Knowledgeable in all duties of the specific department
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Professional communication and demeanor
  • Ability to present ideas, concepts, issues, concerns, and questions in a well thought out, positive, and professional manner to employees
  • Disciplined, confident and self-starter
  • Able to work independently
  • Must be willing to work in a plant/industrial environment
  • Must have great attendance record and be in good standing



EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENT: High School Diploma/ GED; Associates Degree or two years of college coursework in Communications, HR, or similar field preferred but not required; experience in lieu of degree will be considered.