Perdue Farms | Mt. Vernon, WA

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Posted Date 2/10/2019

The Company is seeking an organized, deadline oriented, self-starter to work in fast paced poultry processing facility. Must possess good attention to detail. Ability to work with knives and handle poultry is required. Must be able to repetitively lift, push and pull up to 50 lbs. Individual will be actively involved in the Company Safety program and the long term and short term goals of the department. Ability to work as part of a team is essential.


Essential Duties and responsibilities:

  • Work a full shift from a standing position.
  • May need to work with knives.
  • Place chicken in bags and in boxes.
  • Pack out chicken pieces into trays.
  • Place wrapped packages into nester trays.
  • Assemble boxes.
  • Maintain clean and safe working environment.
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
  • Participate in Company and department safety program.
  • Ability to carry out repetitive motions of the arms, wrists, and hands.
  • Comply with Company Policies and Procedures.


To perform this job successfully, applicant must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

  • High school education not required but beneficial.
  • Previous experience using knives a plus, but not required.

Language Skills:

No specific language skills required.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to accurately carry out instructions given by supervisor.

Physical Demands:

Ability to regularly stand, walk, and repetitively use arms, wrists and hands. Ability to work with knives. Ability to lift, push or pull up to 50 lbs. on a regular basis.

Special information:

This position is under the collective bargaining unit of the UFCW. Required 90-day probation period.


Work Environment:

Work area is predominantly noisy, cold and wet. Moderate to extreme levels of noise, safety protection is provided.

Draper Valley Farms is a Drug Free Workplace all applicants considered for employment will be subject to a pre-employment Drug Test.


The following reflects management’s definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.


Perdue family of companies is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.

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