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Perdue Farms, Inc. Maintenance Tech - Nights in Concord, North Carolina

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.

The Concord, NC production facility is a fully-cooked, ready-to-eat, further processing facility within the Premium Prepared Foods division (no birds). We create products for consumers, retailers, and foodservice customers around the globe.


Maintains, services and performs repairs on equipment in order to ensure proper operation of production equipment and electrical systems. Usually works 12 hour shifts four days a week.

Come and grow your career with a solid team!

  • Competitive Pay & Overtime

  • Excellent Benefits (Medical, Dental and Vison Plans)

  • On-Site Wellness/Medical Clinic

  • 401k Options

  • Paid Holidays & Paid Time Off

  • Associate Discounts

  • PayActiv (ACCESS PAY BEFORE PAYDAY) Receive instant access to your earned wages and greater flexibility to pay your bills on your schedule

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Reads, interprets and understands manufacturers' equipment manuals, preventative (PM) task sheets and safety policies.

  • Performs equipment adjustments and repairs, preventative maintenance and emergency breakdowns.

  • Performs specific duties during both production and non-production hours in a timely manner with OSHA Lockout/Tagout and Company safety regulations.

  • Monitors performance of equipment and informs maintenance and production supervisors of potential problems.

  • Maintains log books by applying math skills through the equipment PM stages in order to calibrate machinery to performance standards.

  • Provides "hands on" training and direction to lower level mechanics and techs in properly servicing, repairing and maintaining the equipment operated by the Company.

Minimum Education

  • High School or equivalent

  • 2-year degree preferred.

Experience Requirements

  • 2 - 5 years experience (minimum) in a manufacturing environment is highly preferred.

  • Reading, writing and analytical skills are required.

  • Must have all personal tools at all times and be able to use and operate hand tools and industrial shop equipment.

Experience Preferred

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

  1. Position is active. On the plant floor activities such as troubleshooting and re-design of existing systems are routine.

  2. May need to move equipment occasionally.

  3. May need to access files, supplies and equipment.

  4. Position requires an associate to have the ability to move throughout the complex and all facilities.

  5. 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 0 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 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.

Forbes has named Perdue Farms a "Best Employer for Diversity" in 2020. We've been featured on the list two years in a row, and we're honored that Forbes recognizes our commitment to diversity and inclusion!

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.