Cold Spring, MN

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

  1. Accurately sorts birds and viscera at a rate up to 35 BPM
  2. Identifies birds and viscera for condemnable conditions such as septic, air sacs, IP, etc…
  3. Give directions to Trimmers regarding conditions such as IP, air sac, contamination etc. to be sent to the Salvage Line
  4. Instruct Trimmers to hang back birds which require additional inspection by Pilgrims Leadership or USDA Inspectors
  5. Maintains a clean and organized work area.
  6. This position may include other duties as directed by Leadership

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


  • Passing score on a written exam is required
  • Ability to verbally communicate
  • Ability to communicate through hand signals with the Trimmers
  • Ability to follow directions
  • Excellent attendance required.
  • 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.