General Labor

Perdue Farms | Prince George, VA

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Posted Date 7/20/2020

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.


The overall purpose of this position, i.e., what it accomplishes at Perdue and/or why it exists is: this facility is responsible for guaranteeing Perdue product is correctly labeled and boxed for customers order and shipped according to Perdue quality standards.

We are currently looking for all general laborer positions.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Demonstrate excellent attendance and punctuality

Work in various areas of the facility production or warehouse area

Meet required goals and production during your shift

Work in a fast pace work environment

Adhere to all safety requirements including PPE; preventing and reporting unsafe acts and conditions, Lockout-Tag out procedures and Process Safety Management related matters

Maintain a clean and safe work area

Follow all instructions as assigned by management

Minimum Education

High School Diploma or GED Equivalent preferred

Experience Requirements

You must be 18 years of age or older

Legally authorized to work in the United States

Strong work history, worked for at least 1 employer for 1 full year within the last 2 years

Reading, writing, math and analytical skills required

Must wear mandatory personal protective equipment

Work in temperatures consistently between 28F and 47F, with ambient high humidity

Noise levels up to 98 DB

Handling products between 5 to 110lbs frequency depending on the work area

Continual standing 10-12 plus hours per shift

Experience Preferred

The minimum number of years and/or months of prior and related experience preferred to be considered for this position is:

1 Year

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.

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