Perdue Farms, Inc. Process Tech in Concord, North Carolina
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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.
This position is responsible for operating the equipment. Clean, lube, inspect, adjust, and perform PMs on higher-complexity equipment and/or multiple machines and is the first line of defense with troubleshooting. Participates in rebuilds and in the installation of new equipment.
Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Demonstrate excellent attendance and punctuality.
Set-up and Inspect Equipment and related components for proper operation. Prepare equipment for sanitation.
Perform specific duties during production hours such as lubrication, cleaning, changeovers, adjustments, blade replacement, etc.
Perform specific duties during production hours such as lubrication, cleaning, changeovers, adjustments, blade replacement, etc
Perform preventative maintenance and replace “in kind” parts on weekends. Assist in equipment modifications or rebuilds to insure they are capable of performing required production functions.
Maintain work and production area during production and on weekends as needed.
Adhere to all safety requirements including PPE; preventing and reporting unsafe acts and conditions, Lockout- Tag out procedures and Process Safety Management related matters.
Follow instructions given by Team Leader.
High School or equivalent not required but beneficial.
Worked a minimum of 6 months of consecutive work history with one employer within the past 3 years.
Previous manufacturing, production, especially food production experience. Process Tech Certification.
Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements
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 28 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 dust, feathers and 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. Occasional exposure to carbon dioxide vapors 10ppm and chlorine less than 20 ppm. Able to stand for several hours. Work may include lifting (up to 50 lbs), reaching, bending, pushing boxes on conveyor assembly.
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.