Perdue Foods is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. With a goal of becoming the most trusted name in premium proteins, we create products for consumers and for retail and foodservice customers around the globe, while changing the way animals are raised for food.
This is a 3rd Shift Position
The purpose of the Associate Development Specialist is to assist the onboarding of newly hired associates during their initial training period on third shift. They will assist the third shift Associate Relations Representative in maintaining associate relations and in some cases they will assist new associates in learning proper job functions, safe work habits, rotation procedures and appropriate food safety measures.
Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Assist the Associate Relations Representative in the all aspects of the hiring process. Introduce associates to their jobs, including basic training; rotation procedures; safe work habits.
Facilitate incorporation of associate into work teams. Monitor associate’s progress and report to supervisor on a daily basis.
Review performance with associates and advise of strengths and weaknesses.
Forward documentation of all evaluation forms to HR and operational management. Reinforce evaluation procedures, clock-in and clock-out procedures.
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.
High School diploma or GED preferred.
Excellent computer skills required.
Experience in poultry processing/manufacturing environment preferred.
Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements
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.