Perdue Farms, Inc. Mentor-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.
Provides support with associates acclimation as a retention primary initiative while still working on the line along with the new hire associates.
Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Welcomes the new hires to the Line/Department
Introduces the new hires to the Team Members
Works along the new hires on the line providing training and support
Daily contact with the new hires to ensure they are feeling comfortable and part of the team
Answers work related questions, and if the answer is not known calls the Team Leader or Shift Leader to talk to the new associate
Communicates to management immediately if an associate is not feeling comfortable and wanting to quit for intervention to retain the associate
Maintains a minimum of 50% of all associates assigned as Mentees
Attends all required Mentor Training
Attends all Mentor related Meetings.
Participates in Company and department safety programs.
High School or equivalent not required but beneficial.
6-months seniority. Outstanding Attendance and Disciplinary record.
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.