Recycling & Grounds

Perdue Farms | Milford, DE

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Posted Date 3/26/2020
Description

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.

Summary

This position serves as a yardperson who is responsible for maintaining the cleanliess of the surrounding grounds, and assists with recycling operations, both inside and outside of the yard.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintain cleanliness of the entire plant, both inside and outside of the fence.
  • Perform recycling functions, such as unloading and loading different types of forklifts, and driving the tractor.
  • Adhere to all safety requirments, including PPE, and prevent and report unsafe acts and conditions.

Minimum Education

  • High School or equivalent not required but beneficial.

Experience Requirements

  • Worked a minimum of 6 months of consecutive work history with one employer within the past 3 years.
  • Valid U.S. Driver's License.

Experience Preferred

  • Pallet jack / forklift license or the ability to obtain a license.

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

  • Ability to work for 8 hours or more in a stationary position or travel on a wet, moist, dry, greasy floors which may include metal or plastic grating surfaces with up to 4 hours in a single interval.
  • Ability to work from various types of ladders and/or stairs.
  • Exposure to and work in temperatures of less than -40 degrees and 75 degrees with ambient humidity. Noise exposure of 110 db, and light intensity range of 50 to 100 foot candles.
  • Bending, twisting, lifting up to 50 lbs, reaching, sitting, and grasping varies in repetitions, distance, degrees, angle, weight, heights, longest interval of time, objects grasped, and body positions depending upon the maintenance task required. Exposure to chlorinated water (50 ppm, ammonia vapors ) 5 ppm, dry ice, caustic detergents, lubricating oils, hydraulic oils, and other chemicals found in a poultry processing plant.
  • Must use and / or wear protective and safety equipment required for the job.

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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