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.
Manages the maintenance activities at a plant. Provides leadership, consultation and guidance regarding maintenance expenditure projects, cost efficiencies, process development, modification and facility maintenance.
Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Develops and deploys maintenance and store improvement programs and projects that improve the plant and equipment performance. Promotes safety and demands it from the maintenance organization. Manages the maintenance staff to include hiring, training and developing the staff to meet the needs of the department. Ensures preventative and predictive maintenance is completed and records are maintained on all assets. Ensures maintenance projects comply with all local, state and federal safety and environmental requirements and regulations. Develops and oversees the continuous improvement of the manufacturing processes and executing of long-term plans. Manages the maintenance management system. Coordinates work performed by outside vendors.
Bachelors degree in Mechanical or Agricultural Engineering or related discipline
5 plus years. Must have an understanding of maintenance management systems and processes, preventative and predictive maintenance, manufacturing technologies and standard software applications. Requires strong communication, math, organizational and analytical skills. Must be able to travel to other facilities.
Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements
1. May need to move light equipment or supplies from one place to another. 2. May need to access files, supplies and equipment. 3. 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 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.
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.