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Perdue Farms, Inc. Continuous Improvement Coordinator - Rockingham, NC in Rockingham, North Carolina

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.


The role of Continuous Improvement Coordinator consists of becoming a business partner that will work alongside of the CI Manager and plant improvement teams to leverage high energy, data management, and a structured approach to help drive results.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Assist with CI projects which may include data entry, data analysis, presentation creation, process studies or team event participation

  2. Completion/Implementation of in process checks on the production floor

  3. Introduction and exposure to CI Tools and Project Leadership

  4. Gather data from the production floor and from various reports

  5. Enter data into Microsoft Excel, Sharepoint, and / or Minitab Statistical software

  6. Format reports and data in order to facilitate basic data collection

  7. Provide periodic reports, graphs, and summaries of the data

  8. Learn & support Microsoft Power Apps and Power BI

Minimum Education

  • High School Diploma

Experience Requirements

  • 2 - 4 years experience

  • Combination of business, interpersonal, technical, and analytical skills

  • Creativity

  • Self starter and motivated by challenge

  • Strong sense of teamwork with high level of individual contribution

  • Ability to learn new concepts, combine with common sense, and effectively apply to problem solving

  • Strong communication, organization, and presentation skills

  • Able to communicate and work with teams at all organizational levels from Senior management to shop floor

  • Willingness to promote and drive change

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint and willingness to learn Minitab, Power Apps and Power BI

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

Position is mostly sedentary but may require occasional moving to other offices or buildings. May need to move light equipment or supplies from one place to another. May need to access files, supplies and equipment.

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 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. May need to climb ladders.

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.