The General Laborer position entails working on our production line processing poultry products at the Perdue Farms, Inc. Harvest Plant in Perry, Ga. This job may require standing for eight or more hours a day on either day or night shift, lifting up to 50 lbs, working in cold, wet, hot, or dark conditions, and working with either live or raw poultry. Prospective employees will have to follow the safety guidelines set forth by Perdue Farms, Inc. and must practice the GMP's of Perdue Farms. Typical position assignments include, but are not limited to: Live hang, Debone, Dapec, DSI, IQF, Chic-Fil-A, Evisceration, Marination, etc. Production laborers usually work five to six days a week and are required to report at designated time provided by Team Leaders. Overtime may be required based on production needs.
ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
The environmental factors and / or physical requirements of this position include the following:
Ability to work for 8 hours or more in a stationary position or travel on a wet, moist, dry, greasy, floors which may include metal or plastic grating surfaces with up to 4 hours in a single interval. Ability to work from various types of ladders and/or stairs. Exposure to and work in temperatures of less than -40 degrees and 75 degrees with ambient humidity. Noise exposure of 110 db, and light intensity range of 50 to 100 foot candles. Bending, twisting, lifting up to 50 lbs, reaching, sitting, and grasping varies in repetitions, distance, degrees, angle, weight, heights, longest interval of time, objects grasped, and body positions depending upon the maintenance task required. Exposure to chlorinated water ( 50 ppm, Ammonia vapors ) 5 ppm, dry ice, caustic detergents, lubricating oils, hydraulic oils, and other chemicals found in a poultry processing plant. Must use and / or wear protective and safety equipment required for the job.
Experience in poultry processing/manufacturing environment preferred but not required. High School Diploma or GED equivalent preferred but not required.
Perdue family of companies is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.