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Perdue Farms, Inc. 2nd Shift Stuffer Operator in Gainesville, Georgia

Perdue Foods is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's 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 Gainesville, G.A. 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.

Summary

Maintains, services and performs repairs on equipment in order to ensure proper operation of production equipment and electrical systems. Usually works five to six days a week from 3:45 pm until finish; overtime may be required based on production needs.

We offer:

  • Attendance Bonus

  • Competitive Pay & Overtime

  • Excellent Benefits & 401k Options

  • Paid Holidays & Paid Time Off

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

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.

Adheres to all safety requirements including PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), preventing and reporting unsafe acts and conditions, Lockout-Tagout procedures and Process Safety Management related matters.

Maintains clean and safe working environment.

Participates in Company and department safety programs.

Minimum Education

High School or equivalent not required but beneficial.

Experience Requirements

Worked a minimum of 6 months of consecutive work history with one employer within the past 3 years.

Reading, writing and analytical skills are required.

Experience Preferred

Experience in poultry processing/manufacturing environment preferred.

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

Position is active.

On the plant floor activities such as troubleshooting of existing systems are routine.

May need to move equipment occasionally.

May need to access files, supplies and equipment.

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

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 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.

Must be able to lift 40 to 70 lbs. to heights from 5" to 84", reaching, bending, and pushing.

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.

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