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Perdue Farms, Inc. Mentor (Night Shift) in Salisbury, Maryland

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.


This production position works in a production area processing poultry products. Requires working with live poultry, raw and/or cooked products. This position will monitor new hire ramp-in process; assist with on-the-job training; communicate company rules and regulations pertaining to safety, hazardous communication, and ergonomics and also assist supervisor with reaching department goals and objectives as it relates to safety, retention and production.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Provide on-the-job training and follow-up on hazardous communication, safety, ergonomics, and other subjects with associates.

  2. Maintain necessary paperwork and documentation for the new hire ramp-in process.

  3. Oversee all daily activities which take place in each area of responsibility. Know and communicate all quality and production goals to associates and achieve them.

  4. Attend and hold regular team meetings with new hires; to communicate on quality, production, and safety items.

  5. Ensure that daily production and processing goals are met in accordance with USDA and company standards.

  6. Hold the ability and skill to perform all jobs of each position within their area.

Minimum Education

High School or equivalent not required but preferred.

Experience Requirements

  1. Must not have any active disciplines

  2. Must not have more than 2.5 occurrences

  3. Ability to speak, read and write in English

  4. Must have good mathematical skills

Experience Preferred

Experience in poultry processing/manufacturing environment preferred.

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

  1. Classroom environment as well as working with new associates in the various plant environments.

  2. Must have the ability to move throughout the processing plant.

  3. Must wear personal protective equipment as required.

  4. Work activity is floor related but can involve office time.

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.