Perdue Farms, Inc. BRINE MIXER in Bridgewater, Virginia


Description/Job Summary


Properly stage, mix, and supply brine mixture to production lines. Mut be able to follow written and verbal instructions with strong attention to detail. Must be able to regularly assist in lifting 100 lbs throughout duration of shift. A strong understanding

of clean working procedures is mandatory.

  1. Visually inspect all ingredients for proper ID and weight. Mix brine at a rate specified by supervisor to keep up with production. Lift up to 50 pounds. Accurately label and identify, as directed by supervisor, finish brines. Accurately complete paperwork

in order to track ingredients through production for reporting reasons. Keep area clean; remove empty pallets and totes, and return unused ingredients to spice room.

  1. As needed, set up and remove condemned tubs and trash on production floor and line. Keep floor clean. Use Pallet Jack to remove and return spices or raw materials to and from cooler. Assist Batch Mixer with the loading of carts of product onto production


  1. Report machine performance issues and quality concerns to lead or supervisor.

  2. Other duties as assigned by supervisor, including rotation to other department as needed.

Required Skills

At least 6 months experience in working with poultry machinery.

Required Skills

Employee must be able to lift between 40-70 lbs. frequently. Standing 100% of the time.

Reaching and bending frequently. Must be able to work in an area of temperatures between 35 - 45 constantly. Medium noise level (hearing protection required)

Floor surfaces are wet and slippery 100% of the time.

Preferred Skills

At least 6 months experience in working with poultry machinery.

Required Education

Required Education

Minimum education required. Must be able to understand basic instructions from supervisors

High School Diploma or Equivalent.

Reading, writing, analytical, basic math, and data entry skills required.

Must be required to obtain Jack operator's license through Perdue training and testing.


Normal Work Schedule

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 of decreased) by management as required.

Hours of Work: 1st shift From 5:00 AM- 3:30 PM. and 2nd shift 3:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Others hours and Saturdays if needed by operations and approved by management.

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

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.