Line Lead 1st Shift General Labor Premium

Perdue Farms | Bridgewater, VA

***Criminal Background Friendly Employer***

Posted Date 7/10/2020



This production position is responsible for all assigned associates and the processes involved with their assigned area of sanitation. Organizing, implementing associates, equipment, and cleaning compounds to standards set forth by USDA, Quality Assurance, and Sanitation mangement. Usually works five to six days a week; overtime may be required based on production needs.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Distributed workload fairly among associates.

Train new associates in all aspects of the sanitation process, procedures, and safety equipment and procedures.

Maintain standards set forth by USDA, Quality Assurance, and the Sanitation management through daily inspection of all assigned areas to insure cleanlinees

Develop clear channels of communication between associates, peers, and upper managment.

Monitor chemical and supply usage in assigned areas to maintain cost goals.

Compute labor hours and transfer to time sheet for Supervisor's approval.

Adheres to all safety requirements including PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), preventing and reporting unsafe acts and conditions, Lockout-Tagout procedures and Process Safety Management related matters.

Maintains clean and safe working environment.

Participates in Company and department safety programs.

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

Experience in poultry processing/manufacturing environment preferred.

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

Abilty to access all levels of plant. Ability to maneuver around production areas and equipment is essential. Significant amount of walking, standing, stooping, and climbing are requires. When in a plant environment: Exposure primarily consists of wet and moist floors which include metal and plastic grating surfaces. May be exposed to temperatures of 28 degrees to 100 degrees Fahrenheit with both ambient and 100% humidity. May handle product 25 degrees to 50 degrees Fahrenheit. May be exposed to noise ranges of 50 db to 110 db. May be exposed to dust, feathers and all chemicals used in poultry, food, processing facility. Must wear and use protective and safety equipment required for the job as directed by the Company. Occasional exposure to carbon dioxide vapors 10ppm and chlorine less than 20 ppm. Able to stand for several hours. Work may include lifting (up to 50 lbs), reaching, bending, pushing boxes on conveyor assembly.

Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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