Perdue Farms, Inc. Yield Checker in Accomac, Virginia
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.
This production position works in a production area processing poultry products. To perform various Yield studies / test on various products, compile information and give reports to management.
Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Accurately performs studies on various products for yield bench marking.
Be proficient in computer skills, "Windows".
Perform dry and moisture yields, take information and compile reports based on data.
Make random analytical checks on yield items.
Occasionally lifts boxes (weighing up to 50 pounds) to a height of 4 feet.
Perform cut test on various products for yield purpose.
Able to work with live birds
Must be able to work knives and scissors to be able to hand eviscerate and debone birds.
High school or equivalent preferred. Strong reading and writing skills, proficient math skills, able to use a calculator, and basic computer skills in Excel and Powerpoint required.
Worked a minimum of 6 months of consecutive work history with one employer within the past 3 years.
6 months 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 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.