Night Shift Maint Mechanic

Perdue Farms | Georgetown, DE

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Posted Date 1/13/2019

Maintenance Senior Mechanic


#1 Perform regular adjustments, calibrations, and repair work in response to department demands both during production and non-production hours. .
#2 Respond to emergency break downs and needs in a timely manner within OSHA Lock out/Tag out and Perdue safety regulations .
#3 Holds operational knowledge of assigned plant areas.
#4 Responds to processing needs and requests on an prioritized basis, through work assignments issued by management.
#5 Performs maintenance functions as directed by management and directing associates assigned to crew.
#6 Identifies and reports any violations of the Perdue Safety and Conduct policy to management for any corrective action that may be needed.
#7 Assume duties of Lead associate in the event of vacation, sick or absent.

Required Experience

This position requires a minimum of 5 years of prior experience in a similar role.

Required Education

Must be able to read, write, and speak English. Must be able to do shop math and can interpret drawings.

Preferred Education

Vocational/Technical school completion or equivalent training or years practical experience in areas of specialization.

Required Qualifications

Knowledge, skills, and abilities of a “Senior” Mechanic.
Candidate also must be able to service, maintain, repair and adjust machinery at plant facilities to safely operate and maximize production and supervise and direct assigned associates with technical and mechanical knowledge


The environmental factors and/or physical requirements of this position include the following:
#1 Exposed to plant and seasonal weather temperatures from 0 to 115 degrees Fahrenheit.
#2 Exposed to noise levels up to 115 dbs, Hearing protection is required per Perdue policy.
#3 Personal Protective Equipment ( PPE ) as required per Perdue policy.
#4 Chemical exposure which is covered under Perdue policy by PPE requirements.
#5 Bending , lifting and climbing is required.
#6 Included are exposure to chlorine, ammonia vapors, carbon dioxide (10 ppm), dry ice, lubricating oils, hydraulic oils, and caustic detergent.

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