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Perdue Farms, Inc. Retention Specialist in Lewiston, North Carolina

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.


Coordinate all aspects of the plant's retention activities. The position has primary responsibility for developing and coordinating associate retention and training administration.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Implement project plans and best practices to increase operational efficiency and improve retention. Analyze trends and metrics in partnership with Human Resources. Maintain spreadsheets. Create and run reports. Check-in with the new hires throughout probationary period to ensure they understand company policies and procedures. Review new hire's key roles and responsibilities. Address any new hire concerns with appropriate management and Human Resources. Continually seek out new methods of retention to promote Perdue as an employer of choice. Maintain confidentiality of associate nad company information. Other special projects or assignments request by management.

Minimum Education

Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required skill and knowledge for successful performance. Relative experience in a production environment required. Proven skill in planning, organizing, coordinating , assigning, delegating, and analyzing. Must have positive attitude, highly motivated, organized, professional, and adaptable. Must be able to work a flexible schedule.

Experience Preferred

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. Prior poultry experience.

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

  1. Sedentary in an office environment throughout a daily period but may require occasional moving to other offices or buildings.

  2. May need to move light equipment or supplies from one place to another.

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

  4. Work activity is in a production environment.

  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 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 wear and use protective safety equipment required for job as directed by the company

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.