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Pilgrim's Overview

Greeley, CO
10000+ employees
1946
Company - Public (PPC)
Food & Beverage Manufacturing
$5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
Welcome to Pilgrim’s. Thank you for taking the time to learn more about who we are.

At Pilgrim's, we are dedicated to providing wholesome, high-quality poultry products to families across the globe. Being a part of the family meal ... Read more

Company Updates

  • Pilgrim's donates a $500,000 gift to support Auburn University's Charles C. Miller Jr. Poultry Research and Education Center. "Jayson Penn, Pilgrim's President and CEO, presented the gift to Auburn College of Agriculture and Department of Poultry Science leaders following his recent tour of the Miller Center units that have been completed to date.".

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    Auburn University names Pilgrim's Education Classroom

    AUBURN, Ala. - A teaching space inside the flagship building at Auburn University's Charles C. Miller Jr. Poultry Research and Education Center is now the Pilgrim's Education Classroom. The university's board of trustees approved the designation at its June 7 meeting in Auburn in recognition of Colorado-based Pilgrim's Pride Corp.'s $500,000 gift to support the 30-acre Miller Center complex north of Auburn's main campus.

  • Our team in Moorefield, WV, participated in a community Family Fun Day on June 8. The event is "a day when families can relax, enjoy their children, and not have to worry about the cost". The Pilgrim's team was on site to interact with families in the community.

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Pilgrim's – Why Work For Us?


First and foremost, we are a company that feeds people. Being a part of the family meal is a tremendous honor, and we strive for great taste in every Pilgrim's experience.  

We believe in doing things the right way and holding ourselves to a standard our families, customers, consumer, partners and shareholders can be proud of. Our more than 54,000 team members take pride in providing consistent, high-quality, affordable products to retailers, food service providers, restaurants and consumers around the globe. Our vision is to be the best and most respected company in our industry, creating the opportunity of a better future for our team members. 

::: OUR STRATEGY :::


Become a more valued partner with our key customers.
Relentless pursuit of operational excellence.
Unique portfolio of diverse, complementary business models.
Safe workplace environment, safe people, safe products and healthy attitudes.

::: OUR METHODS :::


Drive ownership and accountability into every level of our Company.
Relentlessly pursue the root cause of issues.
Make decisions based on knowledge, facts, and data, rather than experience.
Create growth and development opportunities that help our team members succeed.


DETERMINATION| Be relentless. Deliver superior results. Adopt a sense of urgency. Make things happen. 

SIMPLICITY | Be practical. Focus on what is important. Adopt a hands-on approach. Avoid bureaucracy. 

AVAILABILITY | Be receptive and open. Always be prepared and motivated to take on new challenges. 

HUMILITY | Listen. Be helpful and thoughtful. Act with respect. Prioritize the team over yourself. Value the opinion of others. 

SINCERITY | Be direct, truthful and transparent. Respectfully express opinion. Know how to say no, but be positive and offer solutions. 

DISCIPLINE | Be punctual. Fulfill commitments. Deliver results. Do not make excuses. 

OWNERSHIP | Be committed to results. Focus on details. Take responsibility. 

WHY DO WE GET OUT OF BED EACH MORNING?

To fully realize our talents, skills and potential to create the BEST Companyin the industry and a better future for our fellow team members, our families and the world. Together, we are Pilgrim’s and we are determined to be the BEST.


HOW DO WE FULFILL OUR WHY?

Together, we will make a difference in the lives of our team members and families if we consistently drive one another to outperform our competitors and become the BEST Company in our industry.

::: THE CONTEXT :::

TOGETHER means all of us, listening and respecting each other, helping our team. Winning is more rewarding when it’s together (a team win).

MAKE A DIFFERENCEmeans that our daily efforts are performed for a greater purpose than just ourselves. We believe we can improve the lives of others through our work.

FOR OUR TEAM AND OUR FAMILIESmeans for each of us. There is a family and a team who depends on us (our leadership). They support us by helping take care of our responsibilities when we aren’t there. They support us by consistently working hard. It is our duty to reward them with our best in leadership every day.

TO CREATE A BETTER FUTUREmeans we work in a very competitive industry and in order to thrive and grow, we must strive to be the best company thus ensuring opportunities remain for us to improve our lives.

WE ARE PILGRIM'Smeans we are a company of PEOPLE who have a burning desire to make a difference. We are over 40,000 strong and we value, respect and support each other no matter what.

DETERMINED TO BE THE BESTmeans we know that in order to receive maximum reward for our work and to create the best future for our families and our team members, we must have a passionate desire and determination to be the best at all times. We are willing to work hard, work smart and support each other in order to win.

For more than seven decades, Pilgrim's has focused on providing a safe and well-managed workplace that presents the best opportunity for our team members to thrive and have a better future. 

In line with our vision, we are committed to hiring, retaining and developing team members who are dedicated to that vision and our culture. We are focused on promoting all aspects of our team members' well-being, including improving health and safety, diversity and inclusion, recruitment and retention, and leadership development. Creating the opportunity of a better future for our team members. Join us on our journey!  

Operational Careers
Are you seeking a career with flexible shift options, a dynamic working environment and excellent benefits? Then Pilgrim’s is the place for you! Our operational facilities span over twelve states and include both live and plant operations. 

Corporate Careers
Looking for a promising career with dynamic fortune 500 companywhere your innovative ideas and hard work won’t go unnoticed? We have that too! Pilgrim’s offers a wide range of corporate opportunities and is looking for the next generation of leadersto join our team. For more information on our corporate opportunities check out our website www.pilgrims.com. 


OUR VISION

To become the Best and MOST RESPECTED Company in our industry, creating opportunities for a better future for our team members.





Pilgrim's Reviews

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    Current Employee - Production Supervisor in Nacogdoches, TX
    Current Employee - Production Supervisor in Nacogdoches, TX
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    I have been working at Pilgrim's (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits, pay, and great work environment for a person who’s trying to build their career up! Come join our team!!

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    No person or company is perfect but we strive to be the best managed, safest, most respected company in the industry!!

    Advice to Management

    Let’s Keep thriving and building our team members up to success!

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Pilgrim's Photos

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Pilgrim's Interviews

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Carrollton, GA
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    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Pilgrim's (Carrollton, GA) in March 2019.

    Interview

    Did a walk through with the company through the plant. Learned more about what they offer, pay rate and benefits that you receive if your hired. Learned about the hours that I could possibly be working if hired on to work for their company.

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Pilgrim's Awards & Accolades

  • World’s Most Admired Companies, Fortune, 2008

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