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Perdue Farms, Inc. Feed Mill Panel Operator in Burlington, Washington

Perdue Foods is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into its 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.


Operate equipment used in the manufacture of feed according to Perdue Farms feeding programs. Plan and implement all activities, products, and services in a manner designed to reduce the adverse environmental, social, and economic impacts and incorporates commitments to continuous improvement, pollution prevention, and efficient use of natural resources and sustainable practices.

Shift: 10:00 AM - 8:30 PM


Perdue offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes options for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, optional group life insurance, short and long-term disability protection, and flexible spending accounts. Perdue also offers a 401(k) savings plan with company match.

This position has a target wage of $23.00 - $27.00 per hour

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, applicant must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Mix and pelletize feed according to PPP specifications

  • Maintain records of all loading and receiving in a neat and orderly fashion

  • Accurately test quality of feed and maintain company standards of finished product

  • Assist in coordinating the unloading of inbound ingredients

  • Load feed trucks according to Dept. of Transportation specifications

  • Assist in coordinating maintenance of equipment

  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment

  • Adhere to all safety rules including PPE, preventing and reporting unsafe acts and conditions, Lockout-Tagout procedures and process Safety Management related matters

  • Regular, predictable, full attendance

  • Perform other duties as assigned by Supervisor

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Commitment to excellence and high standards

  • Strong organizational, problem solving, and analytical skills

  • Ability to manage priorities and workflow

  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm

  • Acute attention to detail

  • Ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines

  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions

Language Skills

  • Ability to understand, speak, and write fluent English

  • Spanish a plus but not required

Reasoning Ability

  • Utilize visual acuity to operate equipment, read technical information, and use a keyboard

  • Accurately complete detailed forms and reports

  • Calculate figures and amounts used in a manufacturing process

Physical Demands

  • Ability to use hands to feel objects, tools, and controls

  • Ability to regularly lift, push, and pull up to 50 pound boxes and bagged materials

  • Ability to regularly stand, walk, and climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl

  • Must have close and distance vision and ability to distinguish colors

  • Must be able to be fitted for and use a respirator

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to swing a 15 lb. sledgehammer

  • Exposure to all seasonal weather conditions

  • Exposure to significant amounts of air borne dust

  • Exposure to sustained noise levels > 85 db.

  • Must wear and use protective and safety equipment for the job as directed by the company

  • Must be able to climb heights to 120 feet

  • Must be able to operate a forklift

  • Must use required protection when maneuvering on feed truck or rail cars

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.