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Perdue Farms, Inc. Shipping Loader - 3rd Shift in Milford, 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.

Summary

The overall purpose of this position is to load customers' orders by product and date on correct trailers.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Check product codes and dates, as well as case counts per item.

  • Check order and trailer numbers.

  • Distribute weight equally over trailer length.

  • Check load sequence

  • 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 Preferred

  • Experience in poultry processing/manufacturing environment preferred.

  • Experience in a shipping environment preferred.

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

  • Ability to work for 8 hours or more in a stationary position or travel on a wet, moist, dry, greasy floors which may include metal or plastic grating surfaces with up to 4 hours in a single interval.

  • Ability to work from various types of ladders and/or stairs.

  • Exposure to and work in temperatures of less than -40 degrees and 75 degrees with ambient humidity. Noise exposure of 110 db, and light intensity range of 50 to 100 foot candles.

  • Bending, twisting, lifting up to 50 lbs, reaching, sitting, and grasping varies in repetitions, distance, degrees, angle, weight, heights, longest interval of time, objects grasped, and body positions depending upon the maintenance task required. Exposure to chlorinated water (50 ppm, ammonia vapors ) 5 ppm, dry ice, caustic detergents, lubricating oils, hydraulic oils, and other chemicals found in a poultry processing plant.

  • Must use and / or wear protective and safety equipment required for the job.

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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