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Perdue Farms, Inc. Production - Process Tech in Monterey, Tennessee

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.


Sets up, monitors, adjusts, and performs routine service to production equipment and processes to maintain Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) standards.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Sets-up, operates, inspects, changes over and tears down assigned equipment / related components for proper operation.

Performs Quality / Productivity checks and other assignments from Production supervision. Must have the ability to operate multiple systems and equipment within the production areas.

Assists in equipment modifications or rebuilds to insure they are capable of performing required production functions. Weekend work will be required.

Performs specified preventive maintenance as required; lubricating, cleaning and measurements. Perform any minor repairs or part replacements requiring items such as consumable parts found during PM task or production runs.

Reports equipment issues or problems found during production runs or PM task to management. Creates Service Request for maintenance repairs.

Adheres to all safety requirements. Trains other production associates and Process Technicians as needed.

Assists in CI projects, Maintenance repairs and activities.

Minimum Education

High school diploma or GED

Experience Requirements

Read/write English, math, and analytical skills

Pass a background check & drug test

Pass a Mechanical Aptitude Test with a score => 70%

Successfully complete all identified training including CPT 120hr Certification within 6 months after beginning job after beginning.

Experience Preferred

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

Exposure to temperatures ranging from 40 – 50 degrees Fahrenheit, noise levels ranging from 85 - 88 dB, exposure to iodine at hand wash station, light intensity above 50' candles, Ability to lift 80 lbs., Ability to move throughout the department.

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.