THE GORTON'S WAY
Spread the Goodness of the Sea By Making Quality Seafood Accessible to Everyone.
Earning Trust Because We Value:
Our benefits are an important part of your employee experience. Having resources to help and protect you now, and enable you to prepare for the future, lets you focus on maximizing your impact on our mission. Below are some of these offered to salaried employees.
life at gorton's
- Tuition reimbursement
- MBTA Perq for Work Program – ability to purchase commuter rail passes with pre-tax dollars
- 15+ Paid Vacation days (tiered based on length of service) & 10 Holidays
- Business casual dress code
- Flex-time schedules
- Summer hours
- Fitness room
- Employee lounge (Gathering space)
- Discount ticket program that includes sporting events, concerts, lift & movie tickets
- Making A Difference in the Community projects
- Gift matching
Health, Welfare & Retirement
- Health, dental & vision insurance plans with an HSA option
- Short-term and long-term disability (100% company paid)
- Company-paid life insurance (plus additional coverage available)
- Company-paid retirement savings contributions
- 401k plan with company match
- Retiree medical plan
Making a Difference in the Community
With our "Making A Difference in the Community Program", we gather together and take time away to do just that. We have fun and get to know each other in new ways, while making a real impact.
MEET THE CREW
We’re a strong believer that quality people make quality products.
Which is why we’re fortunate to have some of the best in the business.
I trust the Gorton’s fisherman because: He represents 170 years of providing great tasting seafood.
What I’m most proud of in my career at Gorton’s is: Being a part of the journey to become the leader in the Frozen Seafood Category.
I’m hooked on Gorton’s Crunchy Fish Sticks because: They’re fast, easy…and good!
I’m hooked on Gorton’s Fish Sandwich Fillets because: I can make my sandwich any way I want (my current favorite is with cheese and avocado- YUM!).
What I do at Gorton’s is: Understand consumers so we can make the best products for you.
The best thing about Gorton’s is: The people who work here! The crew is so welcoming and fun!
I am reminded I work on an island when: I see the seagulls and smell the ocean air.
My favorite thing about America’s oldest fishing port is: The beautiful boulevard and the statues.
Red Sox or Yankees: Red Sox all the way!!
Words I live by: A clean kitchen is a happy kitchen.
I make a difference by: Donating to Food for the Poor and trying to participate in all of Gorton’s volunteer opportunities.
Ketchup or Tartar Sauce? Tartar Sauce…but usually I use hot sauce.
Gorton’s reeled me in by: Giving me a great opportunity to succeed and advance.
My favorite thing about America’s oldest fishing port is: The community is behind you 100 percent.
I make a difference by: Leading by example.
I trust the Gorton’s fisherman because: He has the experience and has been providing seafood since the beginning of frozen seafood time.
What I’m most proud of in my career at Gorton’s is: The knowledge of the Club Industry I have gained over the years and receiving a Gorton’s Way Award for my efforts toward that business.
My home port is: Glosta, MA…that’s how you say it, friends.
The best thing about Gorton’s is: The people that work here! Everyone is so willing to help one another.
Let me tell you about my personal “crew”: My family is everything – Stew, Stella, and Rocco are my personal crew!
I stay active by: Chasing my kiddos around! 😉
I’m hooked on: Gorton’s Smart & Crunchy Fillets & Sticks, because they taste amazing and are healthy at the same time!
I trust the Gorton’s Fisherman because: He has never led me astray.
My favorite travel spot is: Acadia National Park because it’s a perfect mix of mountains, ocean and everything in between.
What I am most proud of in my career at Gorton’s is: Achieving my goals.
The first thing I do when I get home from work is: Play with my daughter.
I went to school at: Gloucester High/Dominican Republic.
What I do at Gorton’s is: Ensure that all of the fish we use to make our finished products meet our strict food safety and quality requirements.
I’m hooked on Gorton’s Grilled Salmon Fillets because: I love the flavor of grilled seafood and it is a good source of Omega-3’s.
My favorite thing about America’s oldest fishing port is: The smell of the ocean which reminds me of our 170-year heritage of fishing and fish processing.
The ports I have visited along my career voyage include: Safety and HR for the manufacturing plant, benefits, payroll, recruiting…just about everything in HR.
I am reminded I work on an island when: I walk down the boulevard at lunch and look out over the beautiful Gloucester harbor.
Let me tell you about my personal “crew”: There were four girls in my house growing up so needless to say, there was never a dull day.
If I was lost at sea, the Gorton’s item I would want to have with me is: Tilapia fish sticks because they’re so easy to eat.
Gorton’s reeled me in by: Showing me a challenging working environment where I learn something new every day and have the potential to grow in the company.
My home port is: Marblehead, MA.
Gorton’s is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans’ Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact the main office Human Resource department by calling 978-283-3000 for assistance.