Selbyville, Delaware

The Mountaire culture is our greatest strength and our employees, our most valued assets. We offer you an opportunity to shape a path towards your future growth within the newest facility of Mountaire Farms!

We are committed to providing a full suite of health benefits, including a Mountaire Health & Wellness Center free of charge to our employees, Retirement Savings Plan, Education Assistance, and much more. Mountaire Farms provides high-quality chicken products to our customers by practicing operational excellence everyday!

Summary
The first 90 days in a new hire's employment are crucial to their success. The Retention department strives to assist employees with any and all hurdles during their first 90 days and beyond. This departments acts as an extension of HR in the production area. We are searching for a highly motivated and reliable individual with a commitment help anyone in need.

Position responsibilities include:
  • Successful candidate must have a good attendance record and work history.
  • Must have the ability to work well in teams and independently.
  • Must be self-motivated and have adequate interpersonal skills.
  • Basic math skills and strong computer skills are required.
  • Strong communication and leadership skills are required.
  • Must have the ability to understand and follow instructions; and be able to learn the methods and practices used in poultry processing.
  • May be required to work on the processing line for multiple hours throughout the day
  • Must have the ability to read, write, and verbally communicate in English. Multilingual in Spanish or Creole is preferred, but not required.

Duties:
The Retention Specialist assists with programs focused on new employee training/onboarding/ramping. The specialist assists in the activities of the processing departments in order to achieve goals for customer satisfaction, safety, quality, and yield; as well as to reduce employee absenteeism and turnover - particularly with employees < 90 days. Participates in roundtable meetings and activities, directed by the Plant Manager and Complex HR Manager, to improve retention and turnover. This role is required to work on the processing floor certain times of the day. All other duties as assigned.

Selbyville, Delaware

Mountaire Farms is the sixth largest chicken producer, serving markets in 46 states in the US and more than 80 countries around the world. With operations in Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, North Carolina and Arkansas, Mountaire Farms continues to adhere to the highest standards of quality control and operational excellence. As a fast growing company with almost 10,000 employees, we are also firmly committed to providing a stable, consistent work environment. At Mountaire, we recognize that consumers are more aware of where their food comes from than ever before. We continually strive to deliver high-quality products to our customers, and we have implemented science-based best practices throughout our vertically integrated process with this goal in mind. From the start of this process on our breeder farms, through the hatchery, growing and production operations – we are committed to the health and welfare of our birds and, ultimately, our consumers.

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