Stacking Line Operator

Hourly Production Cold Spring, Minnesota


Position at Pilgrim's

Pilgrim’s wants YOU to join our hourly production team! Positions start at $16.90/hour and we are offering a $3,000 sign-on bonus!


Benefits include:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • 401K contributions
  • 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.


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

  1. To maintain operation of box-sealing machines, to include troubleshooting
  2. To check any alarms generated by metal detection system
  3. To check that proper barcode information is being printed on labels
  4. Communicate changeovers with proper personnel
  5. Understand packaging requirements for different product codes in packout
  6. Minor repair of computer/printer or contact Business Systems Technician for assistance.
  7. Understand production schedule for shift
  8. Other duties as required by management and supervision.


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 lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Ability to learn USDA and FSQA requirements in paperwork for different types of shipped product.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of Excel and Microsoft.