Pilgrim’s Plant honors employees

Submitted photos Kim Mowery, supervisor, Robert Braithwaite and Herman Whetzel, plant manager.

MOOREFIELD — Robert Braithwaite has been honored as the May 2018 Team Member of the Month for the Pilgrim’s Moorefield fresh plant. Braithwaite works in the live hang department on day shift and has worked for the company since April 2014.

“Robert has outstanding attendance,” said Kim Mowery, his supervisor. “He is a team player, helping others when needed. Robert has a friendly and fun attitude and does an awesome job in the department. He helps train new hires, and is very attentive to the job. Robert always works safely.”

Chernet Kasa has been honored as the June 2018 Team Member of the Month. Kasa works in the portioning department on night shift and has worked for the company since May 2014.

Chernet’s supervisor, Matt Rogers, commented, “Chernet has perfect attendance and is the floor person in the department. He can perform all jobs in the debone departments. Chernet has a great attitude, keeps a smile and stays positive. He helps others and goes above and beyond to be sure his jobs are done as safe and efficient as possible. Chernet keeps an eye out for potential safety hazards.”

Angel Baerga Santiago has been honored as the July 2018 Team Member of the Month for the Pilgrim’s Moorefield fresh plant. Santiago works in the Shipping and Cold Storage department on day shift and has worked for the company since October 2014.

Todd Bramsen, manager, Angel Baerga Santiago and Danny Smith, supervisor.

“Angel has good attendance,” said Danny Smith, his supervisor. “He works well with all coworkers and will do any job asked of him. Angel is always in a good mood and remains calm in difficult situations. He is a hard worker who does all his job tasks correctly and watches out for his coworkers to keep the area safe.”

The Team Member of the Month is a program that has been implemented to recognize employees for their outstanding merit and work ethic. Employees in the program have exhibited outstanding work characteristics in the categories of attendance, teamwork, attitude, job performance and safety.

Matt Rogers, supervisor, and Chernet Kasa.

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