Perdue Farms | Salisbury, MD

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Posted Date 2/10/2019

Perdue AgriBusiness, LLC has an immediate opening for an Industrial Maintenance Mechanic for our Zion Church Road, Salisbury, MD facility. This position will be responsible for performing assigned maintenance duties within scope of classification to include production equipment repairs, preventative maintenance, emergency breakdown and equipment failure. This position reports to the Maintenance Supervisor. This position will be a part of the field team that is responsible for traveling to various facilities within the assigned region.


  • Diagnose failures to mechanical equipment and make repairs
  • Perform routine preventative maintenance on mechanical equipment
  • Rebuild mechanical equipment, gearboxes, pump systems, conveyors, pneumatics, hydraulics and production equipment
  • Respond to emergency calls on equipment problems
  • Perform all work within safety guidelines established by local, state and federal agencies as well as company policies

Required Education

  • High School or equivalent (further education or technical training is preferred)

Required Qualifications

  • 1 – 4 years of work experience is required (includes the repair/maintenance of gearbox systems, pump systems, conveyors, pneumatics, hydraulics and production equipment)
  • Knowledge of welding, basic electricity and piping is required
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong math, analytical and communication skills
  • Be proficient with standard software applications and systems
  • Ability to work in confined spaces at various heights and in prevailing weather conditions
  • Must pass a DOT physical and have a valid state driver's license


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

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