Perdue Farms, Inc. Live Hanger-Perry Harvest Plant in Perry, 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.
To remove birds from conveyor by their feet and hang them in shackles on a moving line at a specified rate.
Day shift AND Night shift available.
Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Work on a line and retrieve birds from a conveyor by the feet. Holding a bird in weight ranging in weight from 2 to 6 lbs. by both feet, hang bird in shackles by feet on a moving line at a reach of approximately 32 inches at a rate of 28 bpm. Ensure that birds are placed in shackles properly to prevent bruising or damage birds. This position requires regular rotation. Adhere to all safety requirements including PPE, preventing and reporting unsafe acts and conditions, Lockout-Tagout procedures and Process Safety Management related matters.
High School or equivalent not required but beneficial.
Must have previous Live Hang Experience.
Experience in poultry processing/manufacturing environment preferred.
Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements
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 dust, feathers and 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. Occasional exposure to carbon dioxide vapors 10ppm and chlorine less than 20 ppm. Able to stand for several hours. Work may include lifting (up to 50 lbs), reaching, bending, pushing boxes on conveyor assembly.
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.