General Labor Lead

Perdue Farms | Prince George, VA

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Posted Date 6/13/2019

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.


The Prince George Replenishment Center is currently seeking to fill 2 openings on their team for a WPL Lead Nightshift & Picking Lead A-shift Days. Interested candidates must meet the minimum requirements to qualify for an interview.

WPL Leads...$14.35

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

WPL Leads

This position reports to the Production Supervisor and has overall responsibility for maintaining line efficiencies and performance for all areas of production operations including WPL and Rework. Insure efficient line start-ups and shutdowns. Keep Supervisors informed of production line issues that may affect line schedules. Train line personnel in efficient machine operation and packaging techniques. Insure quality procedures and practices are being followed, including proper record maintenance. Insures all employees, visitors, and contractors continually follow Safety and GMP procedures and practices. Insure required production records are accurately maintained and completed. Assist line personnel in the performance of their duties. Is actively involved and participates in Safety programs. Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education

High School Education, GED or Equivalent, but not required

Experience Requirements

WPL Leads

  1. Must be at least 18 years old
  2. Must be legally authorized to work in the United States
  3. Must have a strong work history, worked for one employer for at least 1 year within the past 3 yea
  4. Must have math skills and be detailed oriented.
  5. Must have previous experience operating a lift truck in a warehouse environment.
  6. Must have ability to work as a positive team member, demonstrates a positive attitude and has a strong working knowledge of present production equipment and processes.
  7. Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation as specified in the job description available in Human Resources

Experience Preferred

1 year of Leadership or Supervisory experience

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

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 dust, feathers and 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.

Occasional exposure to carbon dioxide vapors 10ppm and chlorine less than 20 ppm.

Able to stand for several hours.

Work may include lifting (up to 50 lbs), reaching, bending, pushing boxes on conveyor assembly.

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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