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Perdue Farms, Inc. Operations Safety Lead - Night Shift in Prince George, Virginia

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.


This production position works in a production area ensuring compliance with all applicable safety related rules, polices and the complex ergonomics plan. This position also identifies and corrects deviations to personal safety issues and food safety issues.

Seeking to fill 1 B Shift position: Night Shift; Monday - Friday 7pm - 430am

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • 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.

  • Inspect all areas Daily; report to ensure all unsafe acts and conditions are corrected in a timely manner

  • Ramp-in and ergonomic program evaluated for accuracy

  • Interview associates on knowledge of safety programs and appropriate training provided

  • Report food safety related concerns to QA/HACCP

  • Be a leader in safety meetings and food safety meetings

  • Support the corporate safety audit and BRC audits annually

Minimum Education

High School or equivalent not required but beneficial.

Experience Requirements

Worked a minimum of 6 months of consecutive work history with one employer within the past 1 year.

Experience Preferred

Experience in poultry distribution/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.