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Current Perdue Associate Only (When filling out the online Job Bid form, indicate what department/shift you are bidding on.) The Monterey Processing Plant of Perdue Farms located in Monterey, TN is seeking Production Lead candidates to join our teams of associates. Candidates will be considered for openings on 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shift as needed. The Production Lead job oversees on our production lines or areas processing our chicken products and sanitizing our processing areas. This job may require working with raw chicken or cooked chicken products. Typical position assignments include, but are not limited to: placing raw material on production lines, pack out, palletizing, breading, marination, and sanitation.
Responsibilities/Duties Demonstrate excellent attendance and punctuality. Work at various stations along the production line processing chicken food products. Adhere to all safety requirements including: PPE, preventing and reporting unsafe acts and conditions, Lockout-Tagout procedures, and Process Safety Management related matters. Follow instructions given by your supervisor. Ensure that the qualities of the products are being met according to product specification of QA and USDA. To set up and ensure that all equipment throughout The department is running efficiently
Required Qualifications Be at least 18 years of age and legally authorized to work in the United States. Have worked for one employer for at least 6 continuous months in the past three years. Must have Lead or Supervisory experience, in production environments preferred. Willing and able to stand for several hours, and lift up to 50lbs. Willing and able to work in wet and extreme cold and hot conditions Willing and able to work around flower, spices, and various cleaning chemicals.
Excellent work history, worked for one employer for more than 6 months in the past year. Previous manufacturing or production experience, especially in food production.
Perdue family of companies is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.