Separator Operator - Hatchery General Labor

Perdue Farms | Milford, DE

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Posted Date 4/15/2019
Description

Perdue Foods is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.

Summary

The Seperator Operator's main purpose is to load hatcher dollies full of chicks into the de-stacker, while keeping flocks separated.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  1. While keeping flocks properly separated, load hatcher dollies into the de-stacker. Properly operate the tray de-stacker and separator.
  2. Using proper lifting techniques, unstack trays of chicks weighing up to 30 lbs. onto conveyor. This position requires bending and reaching from 5” from the floor to 6’ in height. Only if tray de-stacker is not working properly
  3. Using proper lifting techniques, place individual trays onto separator conveyor at a rate of 11 trays per minute. Only if tray de-stacker is not working properly
  4. Clean up after harvesting has been completed using water hoses, detergents, and disinfectants. Some hard scrubbing is required. While wearing proper PPE
  5. Using proper bending and lifting techniques, use a pressure washer to wash hatcher dollies and lids. Dollies will weigh approximately 20 – 25 lbs.
  6. Any other duties assigned by management.

Minimum Education

  • High School or equivalent not required but beneficial.

Experience Requirements

  • Worked a minimum of 6 months of consecutive work history with one employer within the past 3 years.

Experience Preferred

  • Reading and writing skills preferred.

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

Exposed to temperatures ranging from 60 to 105 degrees Fahrenheit and humidities up to 100%. Exposed to chemicals, drups and vaccines to be covered in MSDS training and hazardous communications. Use personal protective equipment as required. Ability to lift 4 lbs. to a height of 6 feet, to push 75 lbs. a distance of 75 feet and lift 20 - 25 lbs. to a height of 3 feet. Must be able to work in a wet, damp, dusty (chick down) environment.

Perdue Foods is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.

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