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Perdue Farms, Inc. Maintenance Mechanic (Soy) in Cofield, North Carolina

Perdue AgriBusiness is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. An international agricultural products and services company, we handle agricultural commodities and have a diverse portfolio of products and businesses.


Perdue AgriBusiness has an opening for a Maintenance Mechanic (Soy) at our Cofield, NC location. The Maintenance Mechanic will be responsible for performing assigned maintenance duties within scope of classification to include equipment repairs, preventative maintenance, emergency breakdown, and equipment failure.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Perform routine preventative maintenance on mechanical equipment

  • Diagnose failures to mechanical equipment and make repairs

  • Rebuild mechanical equipment

  • Fabricate sheet metal

  • Compile and complete paperwork relative to repairs to include but not limited to work orders, time cards, and job cards

  • Perform all work within safety guidelines established by local, state, and federal agencies as well as company policies

  • Respond to calls after hours and on weekends to repair mechanical equipment failures

Minimum Education

High School or equivalent

Experience Requirements

  • 0 -2 years of maintenance related experience

  • Reading, writing and analytical skills are required

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

Position is active. Able to move freely throughout the AgriBusiness facilities to include climbing vertical ladders (0 - 150'), carrying tools and equipment (0 – 50 pounds), exposure to extreme temperatures (0 - 100 Degrees Fahrenheit), humidity, (0 - 100%), noise (50db to 100db) and chemicals (MSDS sheets available). Must be able to wear protective equipment to include self-contained breathing apparatus. Required to travel to remote AgriBusiness facilities.

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.