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Perdue Farms, Inc. Utility Technician- Feed Mill 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.


The primary purpose of this position is to support the Feedmill in all aspects to include operations, administration and all other support functions associated with feed manufacturing. The incumbent will be proficient in operation, receiving, panel, dispatch, feed scheduling and the food safety plan.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Able to serve in any position within the feed mill to provide support as needed and train new associates in receiving, panel, dispatch, feed scheduling and feed quality.

  2. Assists the Feed Mill Manager to ensure feed mill conforms to FDA, USDA, AMS and Perdue requirements including CGMPs, BMPs, PVPs and the principles of animal food hygiene and animal food safety.

  3. Keeps daily inventory records and report any discrepancies.

  4. Samples and analyzes feed and ingredients according to policy and as instructed.

  5. Performs production related functions and support facility safety requirements and functions.

  6. Must wear all required PPE as defined by the positions in the mill and abide by all safety policies.

  7. Perform all Environmental checks which include: daily, weekly and monthly.

  8. Operate the street sweeper daily in Loadout area, and perimeter of Feed Mill.

  9. Perform daily disinfecting duties two times a day which includes all door handles, breakroom tables/chairs, microwave, and lockers. Bulk Feed tractors once a day.

Minimum Education

High school or equivalent.

Experience Requirements

2 or more years or experience in feed mill manufacturing. Proficient in Microsoft Office to include Excel, Word and Outlook. Ability to perform basic math functions to create accurate reports and maintain inventory levels.

Experience Preferred

Experience in maintenance or mechanical functions.

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

  1. Position is exposed to environmental temperatures to include extreme cold, heat and humidity.

  2. Position works in a dusty and odorous environment associated with feed mill manufacturing.

  3. Must be able to navigate uneven terrain.

  4. Must be able to climb steps and ladders.

  5. Must be able to lift and carry 50lbs.

  6. Must wear all personal protective equipment as required by safety programs.

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.