General Labor/Production Associate

Perdue Farms | Milford, DE

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Posted Date 4/15/2019
Description

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

Summary

This production position works in a production area processing poultry products. Requires working with live poultry, raw and/or cooked products. Typical assignments may include debone, cut up, evisceration, repack, stack off, and/or WPL. Usually works five to six days a week ; overtime may be required based on production needs.

Day Shift and Night Shift Opportunities Available

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Works at various stations along the production line processing poultry food products.
  2. Adheres to all safety requirements including PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), preventing and reporting unsafe acts and conditions, Lockout-Tagout procedures and Process Safety Management related matters.
  3. Maintains clean and safe working environment.
  4. Participates in Company and department safety programs.

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.

Experience Preferred

  • Experience in poultry processing/manufacturing environment preferred.

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 Foods is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.

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