Blending Operator

Perdue Farms | Earlville, IA

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Posted Date 9/12/2019
Description

Perdue AgriBusiness is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. An international agricultural products and services company, we handle agricultural commodities and have a diverse portfolio of products and businesses.

Summary

Perdue AgriBusiness, LLC has immediate job opening for Blending Plant Operators for our Blending facility in Earlville, IA. This position is responsible for operating assigned functions within the Blending plant. This position reports to the Blending Operations Manager.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Loading and unloading trucks and rail cars
  • Plant Utility clean up
  • Laboratory technician
  • Receiving product
  • Panel Operator

Experience Requirements

Minimum Education

  • High School diploma or GED (further education preferred)

Experience Preferred

  • 0 - 2 years of hands on experience
  • Experience with other jobs comparable to any dry goods receiving/handling facility would be a plus
  • Great math (calculator provided), computer, and communication skills
  • Ability to learn company programs
  • Legible writing skills
  • Detail oriented

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

Very physical job. Able to move freely throughout the facility to include climbing vertical heights (0 - 150'), carrying tools and equipment (0-100 pounds), exposure to extreme temperatures (0-100 Degrees Fahrenheit), humidity, (0 - 100%), noise (50db to 100db-hearing protection required), and chemicals (MSDS sheets available). Must be able to wear protective equipment to include self-contained breathing apparatus.

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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