Perdue Farms, Inc. GENERAL LABORER LEAD in Concord, North Carolina


Description/Job Summary

  • Overseeing hourly associates in performance of their required duties.

  • Make necessary checks on production to maintain production goals.

  • Assist in carrying out 100% documented job rotation and ergonomic exercises at startup and after breaks.

  • Ensure production and quality goals are meet.

  • Hold the ability to physically perform and be familiar with each position within the department.

  • If any issues arise with production equipment or associates failing to perform specified job duties, immediate notification to management is required so that issue may be resolved in a timely manner.

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

  • Use computer systems to effectively communicate with all members of management and between shifts through e-mails and other electronic tools.

  • Effectively navigate and comprehend inventory systems to insure production schedules are met.

  • May be asked for input on hiring, training, discipline, and staffing including rotation assignment and production standards to improve departmental efficiencies.

  • Coach, mentor, and hold associates accountable for production related issues as well as behavioral issues that may arise. This must be done with a Team leader or member of management present.

  • Make adjustments to the process as needed to insure production schedules are met and production goals are achieved.

  • Will need to read, comprehend reports, and use this information to manage the process in a proactive manner.

Required Qualifications

  • Be at least 18 years of age and legally authorized to work in the United States.

  • Have worked for one employer for at least 6 continuous months in the past three years.

  • Must have Lead or Supervisory experience, in production environments preferred.

  • Willing and able to stand for several hours, and lift up to 50lbs.

  • Willing and able to work in wet and extreme cold and hot conditions

  • Willing and able to work around flour, spices, and various cleaning chemicals.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent work history, worked for one employer for more than 6 months in the past year.

  • Previous manufacturing or production experience, especially in food production.


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.