Perdue Farms | Salisbury, MD

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Posted Date 3/12/2019

The purpose of this position is to manage the daily operations of the maintenance department which includes supervising associates, while insuring USDA, QA, and plant management standards on quality, production, safety, ergonomics, HR, and other related plant and department goals and objectives.

Note: The hours and days of work are established as needed by operations and at the direction of management and, while generally as shown below, may be changed (increased or decreased) by management as required.
Hours of Work: Generally 6:00AM to 4:00PM. Rotated every 3rd weekend.
Days of Work: Normally Monday through Friday as scheduled by management and Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays, if needed by operations and approved by management.


  • Supervise the work performance of maintenance mechanics which includes staffing, attendance, work performance, disciplinary actions.
  • Attends and holds regular meetings to communicate and inform management and hourly associates on quality, production, safety items, etc.
  • Ensure that all equipment is set up properly to allow for maximum profits for the company.
  • Ensure that the work load is distributed to qualified personnel and that they are being safety oriented.
  • Keep team members updated with knowledge of changes in machinery and procedures in the processing areas.
  • Has the knowledge of and is able to perform each position in the department

Required Skills

Reading, Writing and Math skills required.

Required Experience

  • 5 to 6 years related experience required.
  • 3 to 5 years supervisory experience required.
  • Experience with Maximo and time keeping systems are a plus.

Preferred Education

High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.


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

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