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Perdue Farms, Inc. 1st Shift Offal Tech in Georgetown, Delaware

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 purpose of this position is to operate, clean and adjust equipment, prevent spills and removal of bi-product trailers from offal area and to service, maintain, and adjust production processing equipment, machinery, and plant facilities to maximize production up time. Hours vary due to production need, generally 2pm-11pm

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Operate offal equipment and process to ensure in all meat and feather loads meet quality and trailer weight standards: No trash or contamination, drained of water, targeting 40,000lbs per trailer. Over loaded trailers will be reprocessed to meet 40,000lb target.

  2. Perform preventive maintenance when scheduled, repairs when equipment break down occur and installation to all equipment in the offal process. Read and understand equipment manuals

  3. Transfer blood onto tankers by taking a 6’ hose 4” in diameter and placing it into blood tank, open wheel valve and visually monitor levels.

  4. Cover loads prior to removal from work area. .

  5. Jockey trailers as needed in and out of offal to scale for weighing and draining pad

  6. Ensure offal area is kept clean inside and out. Clean and Wash down equipment, pit, walls and floors as needed

  7. Ensure all trailer tracking and process monitoring paperwork is filled out correctly daily

  8. Have a Mechanical background of at least 1 year

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

Exposed to plant and seasonal weather temperatures from 0 to 115 degrees Fahrenheit. Exposed to noise levels up to 115 dbs., Hearing protection is required per Perdue policy. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required per Perdue policy. Chemical exposure which is covered under Perdue policy by PPE requirements. Bending, lifting and climbing is required. Included are exposure to chlorine, ammonia vapors, carbon dioxide (10 ppm), dry ice, lubricating oils, hydraulic oils, and caustic detergent

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.